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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    4 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 December 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£18,554 - £20,179 (FTE £24,684 - £26,845)

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you are seeking an authentic experience in a progressive and award-winning school, then consider this your personal invitation to USH. We are a heavily oversubscribed community school, which proudly and successfully, delivers values-led education. We are known for our excellent career progression routes and we attract professionals who are willing to contribute to our sustained success, whilst embracing our family ethos. We are typically ranked in the top 20 Hampshire schools for progress and Ofsted (Oct 2019) reported, ‘Both staff and pupils are proud of the inclusive nature of the school’.

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide class cover in the absence of the teacher. You will be expected to deliver cover work in a range of subjects and respond to the needs of both pre-planned and emergency cover. In quieter times, you may also be expected to provide classroom and technician support, exam invigilation and general admin support.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and creative individual with a passion for supporting young people. This is an ideal role for anyone considering a future career in teaching.

The successful candidate will:

  • have proven, recent and relevant experience in an educational setting (secondary phase).
  • have good communication skills and an ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly.
  • be able to demonstrate good organisational and behaviour management skills in a classroom setting.
  • be able to encourage, motivate and inspire young people to achieve their full potential.
  • be able to demonstrate qualities of patience, firmness and sensitivity in establishing good relationships with students and staff.
  • have a good general education and a high level of literacy and numeracy skills.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes.
  • In-house Teaching School.
  • An individual induction programme supported by a mentor.
  • Networking groups for Teachers, Business Managers, Site Teams and IT staff.
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Generous holiday entitlement for staff working 52 weeks per year which increases with length of service.
  • Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value of £60 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment (where all conditions are met).
  • Opportunity to become a school workplace Health and Wellbeing representative, meeting with other schools on a termly basis and feeding into the Health and Wellbeing strategy.
  • Access to the Trust Health and Wellbeing pages.
  • Access to a staff benefits portal through Sodexo and Portsmouth payroll.
  • Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members.

The successful applicant will be welcomed and supported in our friendly environment where we have a passion for learning.

Further details about the role

THE JEFFERYS EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP

The Jefferys Education Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Education Trust. At the Hamwic Education Trust we offer unique opportunities for those individuals that excel in education.

We aim to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils and to do so we must employ outstanding people.

We offer a training pathway for all employees including teachers, support staff and our middle and senior leaders.

Our staff have opportunities to work on cross phase projects and to work in other schools within the Trust in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance their skills.

Commitment to safeguarding

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Upper Shirley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
987 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Upper Shirley High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ushschool.org.

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