Cover Manager

East Point Academy, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0UQ

17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

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Scale F- £19,826 - £21,889 (£22,571 - £24,920 Full Time Equivalent)

Cover Manager job summary

Cover Manager
Permanent, Full time
Term time + 2 weeks (40 weeks)
Salary Scale F- £19,826 - £21,889 (£22,571 - £24,920 Full Time Equivalent)
Starting: June 2022
East Point Academy, Lowestoft

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and responsible person to work as a Cover Manager to provide line management to cover supervisors and provide cover for whole classes whilst covering absence of teachers to allow them to carry out professional duties and training.

This successful candidate will be flexible with working hours - starting daily at 7am to ensure cover is in place for the school day.The successful candidate will be required to give instructions for the lesson, as provided by the teacher and keep pupils on task while maintaining good order and following school systems and policies. In addition to responding to unplanned absences, the appointed person will need to manage cover requests for planned absences, liaise with external supply agencies and keep records using school systems.

The first secondary school to see the sunrise every day, East Point Academy is a great place to work. Our latest Ofsted rated us Outstanding for leadership and management, with an overall rating of Good.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress to GCSE, and work closely with our fellow schools across the region. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff.
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Closing date for application is: 12pm on Friday 3rd June 2022
Interview date: Thursday 16th June 2022

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About East Point Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
796 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

East Point Academy is Lowestoft's top performing high school, helping to unlock the potential of this great coastal community. Students make more progress with us than at any other local school, and go on to achieve the best results. In autumn 2016 Ofsted rated us as good with outstanding leadership and management, making us the highest rated school in Lowestoft.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, and work together with colleagues across East Anglia to bring the best educational opportunities to our young people.

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