When not involved in supervising classes, the cover supervisor will be
actively involved in other aspects of school life such as: lunchtime
invigilation; supporting students in a one-to-one or small group situation;
assisting with trips or visits; supporting departments, the school
archives, the Charity Committee.
- Ensuring the health and safety of students being supervised.
- Responsibility for the supervision of students completing work in the
- Ensuring that the students complete the work set and that high
standards of behaviour are maintained.
- Responding appropriately to students’ needs and requests for
- Liaising with subject staff and providing any relevant feedback to
- Registering students in each session and reporting on any absences or
- Carrying out the school’s policies.
- Encouraging students to interact with each other in a purposeful way
e.g. overseeing group work or practical activities.
- Conducting form time and contributing to form activities.
- Supporting the Charity Committee with charity events where appropriate.
- Undertaking lunchtime supervision at the sixth form, as required.
- Acting as an examination-invigilator for both internal and external examinations.
- Supporting subject departments by carrying
out a range of duties as specified by the HeadofDepartment.
- Assisting with open evenings and other functions.
- Supervising students on trips and visits outside school.
- Assisting and mentoring individual students who require additional
- Undertaking any other relevant duties commensurate with the role to
assist in the wider life of the school.
- Being aware of and acting upon relevant school policies and in
particular those associated with Child Protection/Safeguarding Children and
- Being responsible for maintaining a clean and tidy environment.
- Attending relevant meetings.
- Acting as a role model for the students in school.
- Acting as an ambassador for school and ensuring that the school’s high
standards are promoted at all times.
offer a great opportunity to join an organisation which really lives its
values. Our working environment is very inclusive and whilst you can expect to
be challenged in your role, you will be supported through professional learning,
treated fairly and with dignity and respect. Please see the Equality,
Diversity, an Inclusion statement on our website.
Terms and Conditions
Salary: NJC scale points 12 to 19 (Bright Futures scale Grade 5). The full-time equivalent pay is £24,496
rising to £27,852 per annum. The actual pay
based on the below working pattern commencing £11,283.59 rising to £12,829.46,
per annum actual pay. Pay progression is linked to performance.
weeks: This is a great
opportunity for flexible working as the role will work 38 weeks during school
term time and an additional 1 week to be agreed. A total of 39 weeks.
Hours: 19.5 per week over 3 days, which would be
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the first instance.
You will be paid for the prorate equivalent of 25 days, plus 8 public
holidays. This increases to 30 days plus
8 public holidays after 5 years’ service.
Pension: Local government
pension scheme. Please take a look at
the website: https://www.gmpf.org.uk/.
Other: We offer salary sacrifice schemes for
purchasing bikes used for travel to work and technology for personal use,
through monthly interest free salary deductions.
We also offer opportunities for professional
How to Apply
We can only accept completed application forms, rather than CVs. This is because the regulatory guidelines of Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021), require us to check various details of job applicants and an identical application format for each candidate enables us to do this. We use a process that does not identify personal characteristics to the shortlisting panel. This is part of our commitment to equalities and diversity.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
Our application form is available online, along with the disclosure of criminal background form. The portal link is https://bfet.jotform.com/223263614789969. Alternatively, you can click Apply Now on this role via the current vacancies page of our website. Please upload the forms by 9 a.m., Monday 12 December 2022.
The selection will take place on Thursday 15 December 2022. You will be notified after the closing date whether you have been shortlisted.
Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out
and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates and successful
candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks
with statutory bodies.
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