2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£24,408 - £28,338 for hours and weeks stated

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the in-school promotion of the previous post holder, we are currently recruiting a Cover Manager to join Holcombe Grammar School. You willbe responsible for the management of the schools cover on a daily basis, encompassing the management of our team of cover supervisors both permanent and relief, and supply teachers.

The successful candidate will organise and administer cover for absent teachers, liaising with supply agencies as necessary. The Cover Manager will ensure the Senior Leadership Team are made aware of teacher absences, maintaining attendance records for staff. They will also monitor and report on use of the Supply Cover Budget on a regular basis.


The Cover Manager will also be responsible for the recruitment, induction, training, attendance and performance of the Cover Supervisor Team, and will undertake the duties of a Cover Supervisor when required.

This is a great opportunity if you are considering pursuing a career as a teacher.

What the school offers its staff

What our Trust will offer you:

  • Competitive Pay Scales: Our TSAT pay scales exceed national standards.
  • Collaborative Support: Benefit from resources, mentoring, and school visits across the Trust to enhance your teaching and learning.
  • Professional Development: Explore excellent CPD opportunities, including tailored programs for Early Career, Middle, and Senior Leadership.
  • Pension Scheme Membership: Secure your future with membership in the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy reduced membership fees for our fully-equipped fitness suite and classes, conveniently located at New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Staff Wellbeing Focus: Access our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, and eye care vouchers.
  • Convenient Parking: Park for free in our staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Promote health and sustainability through our Cycle to Work initiative.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition: Be part of our Staff Recognition Programme, with seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend: Spread the word and benefit from our Refer a Friend Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About Holcombe Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1033 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Our most recent Ofsted Inspection noted “Holcombe Grammar School delivers an inspiring curriculum…appropriately adapted to the needs, abilities and interests of all pupils. A range of extra-curricular activities further promotes personal development and welfare”

Holcombe Grammar School, part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, is an ambitious and supportive inclusive learning community, where life chances are transformed. We are a selective 11-18 boys’ school with a large and expanding mixed Sixth Form.

At Holcombe Grammar School our aim is that students develop into successful, well rounded, confident young people who are equipped with the academic and life skills necessary to thrive in the modern world. Whatever an individual’s background, we strive to ensure that our highly capable students are given the academic and intellectual tools to help them structure their thinking and learning effectively

Arranging a visit to Holcombe Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Donna.Read@holcombegrammar.tsat.uk.

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