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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours per week 8.20am – 3.00pm, Monday to Friday term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary range £17,235 - £18,431 Based on fte £24,294 - £25,979

What skills and experience we're looking for

Soham Village College is seeking to recruit a Cover Supervisor to support the school in covering lessons in the absence of the usual class teacher.

You will lead each lesson following the cover work provided by the class teacher, managing the behaviour of the students in each class and ensuring they are able to follow the work set.

You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others.

What the school offers its staff

Soham Village College is a splendid place to work. Our students are hardworking and ambitious, with a most recent progress 8 score of +0.83. Ofsted observed in their recent visit, that ‘in addition to learning the curriculum and achieving highly in examinations’, our students become ‘active, considerate, and resilient young people’ who ‘behave very well in and out of the classroom’.

There is a collaborative and supportive culture in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available. Ofsted noted that staff ‘are well supported in their work and that they enjoy working at the school’. There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels.

Further details about the role

27.5 hours per week 8.20am – 3.00pm, Monday to Friday term time only Salary range £17,235 - £18,431 Based on fte £24,294 - £25,979 (Dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience)

Further details of this vacancy and details of how to apply can be found at www.staploeeducationtrust.org.uk/vacancies

The closing date for applications is 10am, Tuesday 18 June 2024 Please return a completed application form and a letter of application, addressed to Jon Hampson, Headteacher, Soham Village College, to hr@staploeeducationtrust.org.uk

We are unable to accept CVs.

Staploe Education Trust. Executive Headteacher Dr Carin Taylor Schools in our Trust: Soham Village College; Kennett Primary School; The Shade Primary School; The Weatheralls Primary School

Commitment to safeguarding

Staploe Education Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all adults working within our Trust to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical checks. We will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

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About Soham Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1407 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Soham Village College is a delightful place to learn and to work. We have skilled, committed teams of teachers and associate staff who help create a supportive working atmosphere. Relationships between staff and students are a strength of the school and students have highly positive attitudes to learning. Students clearly enjoy their learning and good teaching motivates students well. As a result, behaviour is good in classrooms and during social time.

We pride ourselves on the wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities which we offer to our students. We strive for excellence in and out of the classroom and we have been delighted by the successes of our students of all abilities and interests.

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