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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 32.5 hours per week, 8am to 3pm Monday to Friday, term time only

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,492 - £18,268

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a cover supervisor who under the professional direction of a teacher can supervise classes during staff absence.

Cover Supervisors work alongside qualified teachers covering classes for absent staff when necessary. The role is an excellent development route into teaching for suitably qualified applicants, or for those who enjoy variety and making a positive difference for young people.

The successful applicant will be confident in his/her ability to manage classes of students aged 11-16 in a calm manner. Training will be provided in classroom management and school curriculum.

Main Accountabilities:-

  • To supervise classes of students using material planned by a teacher to engage students in learning activities.
  • Establish productive working relationships with students acting as a role model and setting high expectations of work and behaviour.
  • Assisting the inclusion of all children to ensure optimum learning opportunities including dealing with behaviour issues in accordance with the school behaviour policy, in both academic and pastoral settings.
  • Provide objective and accurate feedback to the teacher on the conduct of the lesson including keeping appropriate records as agreed with the teacher.
  • Comply with instructions requested by the usual class teacher.
  • Promote positive values, attitudes and good student behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage students to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, equal opportunities, health and safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

Hours of work are 8am to 3pm Monday to Friday during term time only (32.5 hours a week inclusive of a 30 minute unpaid lunch break) on salary band C.

For an application form, please visit our website at www.arnewood.hants.sch.uk or alternatively contact Mrs L Harper, PA to the Headteacher on 01425 625405.

The Arnewood School follows best practice in recruiting staff in relation to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

What the school offers its staff

We offer: -

  • well-considered professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities.
  • being a part of a supportive, committed and experienced team of teachers and support staff.
  • sound mentoring for all new staff.
  • a challenging and collegiate workplace with a high level of professional autonomy in which people matter.
  • a work life balance that values individual happiness and fulfilment.

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 The Arnewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
957 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Arnewood School offers a welcoming, professional, and supportive atmosphere for new colleagues.
Our academic record over a long period of time shows us to be a consistently high performing school, with impressive examination results at all key stages, including our vibrant sixth form.
We aim to meet individual students' needs and help every child fulfill their potential placing great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and all-round social development. The school is ideally situated in New Milton at the gateway to The New Forest National Park with easy access to recreational activities by the sea and in the forest.

Arranging a visit to The Arnewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.harper@arnewood.hants.sch.uk.

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