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  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: The working hours will be 32.5 per week, term time plus 1 week, 8.15 a.m. until 3.15 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 5, SCP 8-14 (£24,702.00 – £27,334.00) Actual salary £18,744.92 - £20,742.19

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Cover Leader will lead on the day-to-day logistics of the schools cover arrangements and provide classroom supervision of students in the absence of a teacher.

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, self-motivated and highly organised people to contribute to the outstanding support, care and guidance that the school offers its pupils. Applications are sought from people with energy, commitment and a determination to succeed. The successful candidate will develop, manage and evaluate systems that support student’s pastoral and medical needs in school.

What the school offers its staff

What can the Trust offer you?


We also offer competitive salaries to school support staff on an incremental salary scheme, paid according to agreed pay grades using national spinal column points. You will receive an increment on 1st April each year, or when you have completed six months service if appointed between October 1st and March 31st, until you reach the top of the band within your pay scale.


The Trust offers access to a substantial contributory pension scheme in line with Local Authorities.

Generous Holidays

Employees have a statutory right to 28 days paid holiday a year including bank holidays, the Trusts’ minimum entitlement for support staff is 35 days (including bank holidays) increasing to 40 days (including bank holidays) after 5 years’ continuous local government service.


We are committed to supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of our staff. We offer occupational health services, Schools Advisory Service (SAS) – wellbeing services, an employee assistance program, free flu vaccinations, eye care, discounted local gym memberships and we are a part of the cycle to work scheme.

Trust ‘Inset Days’

The Trust offer additional Inset Days to give staff non-contact time for additional training, CPD, preparations, department time, leadership time etc.

Learning and Development

Learning and Development is essential to the success of the Trust and will help us meet our objectives and address the challenges we face over the coming years. This is an on-going process and one which should therefore be continuous throughout the year. There are many opportunities in the course of day-to-day work for learning and development to take place and service-specific training is provided appropriate to the needs of the job.

We also have an e-learning portal, through the National College which provides employees with access to a range of online courses and resources at a time that suits them, designed to help them enhance their professional development and refresh their learning, with new courses being added regularly.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Standish Community High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1297 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01257 422265

Standish Community High School is the lead school within Mosaic Learning Trust which currently consists of three schools located across Lancashire. This has provided the potential to open greater career opportunities in the near future. The school is a state-community, non-denominational, co-educational secondary school for children aged 11-16. It is situated in Standish, Wigan with an intake of 1300 students

Arranging a visit to Standish Community High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@standishchs.wigan.sch.uk.

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