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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,357 FTE

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a Cover Supervisor to join our well-established and friendly Cover Team to supervise classes in the absence of a teacher.

No previous experience as a Cover Supervisor is necessary, as full on-the-job training will be provided but candidates will want to work with children and young people to assist their learning, growth and development.

The successful candidate will:

  • have excellent communication and organisational skills
  • be able to work on their own initiative and be determined to succeed
  • be motivated, energetic and enthusiastic
  • promote the HBS Values

Grade H6.3 (£26,357 FTE)

Actual Salary: £17,738

Application deadline: 12 noon, Monday 20th March 2023

Previous applicants need not apply.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close this advert early if a suitable candidate is identified. Please visit the school website https://www.hbs.herts.sch.uk. for further information on our school.

Applications should be submitted via My New Term

What the school offers its staff

What can HBS offer you?

  • A school with great traditions, excellent reputation but with a modern outlook
  • Students who are keen to learn having made Hitchin Boys’ their first choice
  • A dedicated, well qualified and experienced staff who share the goal enshrined in our school motto “Per Ardua Ad Alta” – Striving for Excellence
  • A campus that combines state of the art facilities with historic Grade II listed buildings
  • The opportunity to work in a secure, supportive environment
  • A full induction programme for all new staff and CPD tailored to your individual needs
  • A salary commensurate with your experience and a variety of staff benefits
  • SLT commitment to supporting the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of staff and students in the school
  • A picturesque market town well served by high performing nursery, primary and secondary schools just 25 minutes from London by train
  • Staff can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule

Further details about the role

HBS is not a Tier 2 visa sponsor so all candidates must have an existing permit or right to work intheUK.

HBS welcomes applications from all applicants who meet the requirements for the position, however we are especially keen to receive applications from those in minority groups for which the School is currently underrepresented. We celebrate diversity and thrive on the benefits it brings.

Commitment to safeguarding

HBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be carried out for all posts.
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About Hitchin Boys' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1286 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01462 432181

Hitchin Boys’ School (HBS) is a high achieving, over-subscribed comprehensive school with a mixed sixth form, which forms part of the highly successful Hitchin Schools’ Consortium. We have a history that stretches back nearly 400 years but embrace fresh thinking and a modern, vibrant curriculum. We have high expectations, excellent standards of behaviour and pride in our extra-curricular activities that lead to academically successful and well-rounded students who are well equipped for life beyond school. Following Ofsted's visit to Hitchin Boys' School in September 2021, we were delighted to announce that we have once again received top marks by retaining the judgement of ‘Outstanding’.

Arranging a visit to Hitchin Boys' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email brose@hitchinboys.co.uk.

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