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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £24,702 full time equivalent, £20,698 - £21,756 actual

Pay scale

SCP 5-8

What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in a support role within education
  • Experience supporting low ability students
  • Experience delivering Literacy/Numeracy development programmes
  • The ability to utilise IT software
  • Ability to relate to teachers and other professionals
  • Trained First Aider
  • Willingness to train as a First Aider and take on the role

Skills & Key Criteria

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Committed to the principles of equality and diversity
  • Full driving licence

What the school offers its staff

Would you like to progress your career in a school judged by Ofsted to be ‘outstanding’ and where student achievement and attitudes are amongst the best across our entire region? Would you like to work in a school that enjoys exceptional facilities in our state-of-the-art building and where staff wellbeing and opportunities for professional development are at the heart of everything we do? If the answer to both of these questions is, ‘Yes,’ then Sedgefield Community College could be the right school for you.

We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for this exciting opportunity to join the school team. If you are enthusiastic about working in a school environment as a career and would like to gain experience in the classroom in a forward-thinking school we would welcome an application from you. You will be required to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher, implement work programmes, manage student behaviour and assist students in relevant activities in line with the school’s policies.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Sedgefield Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
991 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01740 617777

At Sedgefield Community College, the word ACHIEVE underpins our desire to support all of our students to reach their full potential during their time with us. It represents our determination for students to succeed in all of the different aspects of life at our school, whether it be reaching their full academic potential in the classroom or being the best that they can be beyond it.

We are a school that successfully combines traditional values of respect and personal responsibility with an appreciation of the necessity to always look forward and continue our development to achieve all that we can.

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