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  • Start date details

    February 2023

  • Closing date

    25 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

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  • 35 hours per week, 44.07 weeks per year (term time) although there is some flexibility in the hours.

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary - One year in the first instance

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £20,258 and £21,968

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident person to join our fantastic team of Cover Supervisors in this integral role.

Your primary duties will be to provide classroom cover during the short-term absence of a teacher, supervise students, implement set work and generally assist students to undertake and engage in the set learning activities to support their learning.

Other duties could involve administrative/technical support to subject departments, examination supervision and accompanying school trips.

This post would be ideal for an ECT or an aspiring teacher who wishes to develop their experience in a classroom.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to work both as a team and independently. Previous experience of working with young people is desirable and the ability to contribute to the wider life of the school would be an advantage. This is a varied role in which no two days are the same. If you are ambitious, inspirational, hard-working and self-motivated and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

Working hours are 35 hours per week, 44.07 weeks per year (term time) although there is some flexibility in the hours.

Salary is £20,258 - £21,968 (FTE)

Temporary contract in the first instance (initially for one year).

For further information on the school, please visit our website at: www.theburgate.com

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria, or a suitable candidate is found. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive school community with friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other and who have a passion for continuous improvement.
  • A commitment to professional development to support your individual career.
  • A collaborative working environment with a strong support network.
  • A fantastic working environment and wealth of resources
  • Great location. The school is on the edge of the New Forest with extensive grounds.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. If you wish to join us, we look forward to hearing from you.

The Burgate School and Sixth Form is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Burgate School & Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Any offer of a post will be conditional subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check as well as all other relevant safeguarding/pre-employment checks including the receipt of satisfactory references and medical clearance.

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About The Burgate School and Sixth Form

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1116 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01425 652039

The Burgate School and Sixth Form converted to a Single Academy Trust in May 2011. We are a popular, Hampshire school, situated in expansive grounds on the outskirts of Fordingbridge in Hampshire, providing high quality comprehensive education for children aged between 11 and 18. We enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community for our high standards.

We offer a broad curriculum covering a wide range of subjects at GCSE and A Level which are delivered by a highly qualified and caring team of professional teachers and support staff who are committed to offering the highest quality of education to the students alongside a creative approach to learning that inspires curiosity, builds collaboration, helps develop resilience and encourages flexibility of thought.

Our school vision is that we want every child to enjoy their learning and feel valued for who they are. We believe that Every Burgate Child Matters and we recognise all of our students as individuals, encouraging each to reach their full potential. We have high aspirations for every student and are committed to raising standards of achievement and nurturing a culture of high expectations to drive success for each student in a safe, supportive and friendly environment. We want to support our students in becoming independent learners, as well as confident and responsible young people thereby achieving our motto of Learning for Life.

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