30 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year TTO + Teacher Training Days

Contract type


Actual salary

£19,961 - £21,735

Pay scale

Band G SCP 11-14

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Cover Supervisor. This position is well suited to someone thinking about pursuing a career in teaching who wishes to gain some further experience before doing so.

Our Cover Supervisors are responsible for delivering prepared lessons to classes of students during short term absence of teaching staff, and managing the learning and behaviour of the students in their care. In addition to covering lessons, you may be asked to work with small groups of students within our Inclusion department, to support learning, behaviour and engagement with lessons.

You will need the ability to motivate and enthuse others, to be creative and show a commitment to lifelong learning. The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly around the school, will enjoy working with young people and have an adaptable and calm manner.

If you are interested in applying, please look at our website to find out more about the school. If you would like to speak to Katie Collins, the Assistant Headteacher in charge of teaching, please contact her on kcollins@avonvalleyschool.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday 19th July 2024

(although we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role).

Interviews to be held: TBC

For further information, email: recruitment@avonvalleyschool.uk or telephone: 01788 542355.

Please note we do not accept CVs without an application form. Please note we do not provide working visas.

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.

The Avon Valley School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The above post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

What the school offers its staff

  • Employee benefits such as the cycle to work scheme and wellbeing support

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 The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1096 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01788 542355

Avon Valley is a successful and oversubscribed school situated within the busy market town of Rugby. Following our Ofsted Inspection in March 2023, we were graded a ‘Good’ school. The school offers a distinctive ethos where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by fulfilling both their academic and personal potential.

Arranging a visit to The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@avonvalleyschool.uk.

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