This job expired on 11 March 2024

  • Start date details

    Required to start: April 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£16,588 - £18,063 (Grade 13 pt. 6 - 11)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek an energetic and positive individual who can contribute to the ongoing learning of our students by delivering teaching and learning as planned by the KS3 and KS4 class teacher in a wide variety of subjects, with the aim to ensure ongoing academic progress takes place during the short-term absence of our teaching staff.

Your excellent communication and organisational skills will enable work to be delivered confidently and calmly and you will also resolve immediate problems or emergencies in the classroom (in accordance with the school’s policies and procedures) so should be adaptable and able to multi-task effectively. The Cover Supervisor will also give direction to the Learning Support Assistant within the classroom and be a reliable team member.

Candidates must have good knowledge of ICT programmes such as Microsoft TEAMS, SIMS and Outlook and be able to efficiently complete class registration electronically.

What the school offers its staff

Wadham School can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families.
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom.
  • Fulfilment, in knowing that you matter and the work you do makes a positive difference to the lives you touch.

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.

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About Wadham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
816 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Are you looking to work in a Good school (Ofsted, June 2019) with a community working together for the best possible outcomes for young people?

Wadham School is friendly, vibrant and forward looking. It is an exciting time at Wadham School. We strive to be a school which uses an evidence based approach to teaching and an ethos and drive for the school to be much more than just learning in lessons. A varied programme of extra-curricular activities and house competitions provides an exciting opportunity for staff to be involved in the wider school community. At our core is an aim, through everything that we do, to develop a sense of hope, a hope which will encourage and support students in becoming the best that they can be.

The school serves a beautiful area of South Somerset with excellent links to the wider South West, Bristol and Bath and direct train links to London from Crewkerne itself and Taunton.
If the above gives you a picture of a community that you would be excited to be part of then the students and staff at Wadham School invite your application and would love to meet you.

Arranging a visit to Wadham School

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

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