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  • Job start date

    29 August 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full time position.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,425 - £28,288 per annum pro rata. Approximate pro rata £21,133 - £22,623 per annum (0.79972 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Salary: Grade 5, £26,425 - £28,288 per annum pro rata. Approximate pro rata £21,133 - £22,623 per annum (0.79972 FTE)

About us and the role

We are looking to recruit an innovative and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join Avanti Grange at the start of the new academic year. The Cover Supervisor puts the welfare and progress of children at the centre of everything they do and is able to support our students in reaching their full potential.

What will you do?

  • Working with the relevant school staff, using the Arbor MIS to ensure all lessons for absent teachers (planned and unplanned) are covered throughout the day, with suitable work set and resources issued all returned.
  • Be the first to cover lessons for absent teachers as required.
  • To facilitate and encourage learning which helps all students achieve their potential.
  • To work with colleagues to support high standards of behaviour and attainment.
  • To implement school policies and procedures; for Climate for Learning, registration, health and safety etc

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

What are we looking for?

  • Educated to at least Level 2 (A*-C GCSE) – including in English and mathematics
  • Good knowledge and skills in the use of ICT/Technology
  • An ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • An ability to work creatively as an individual and as part of a team
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.


What the school offers its staff

Avanti Grange Secondary School opened in September 2022 on the site of our new primary school, Avanti Meadows, before moving to a new, permanent site in September 2023. The school opened with 4 forms of entry (120 Year 7 students only) in September 2022 rising to 6 form of entry (180 Year 7 students) from September 2023.One of the many things that makes Avanti Grange Secondary School distinctive is its values-based approach to education. We encourage students to value self, others and the environment and empower them to be effective learners as well as good and responsible citizens.

We will develop resilient, communicative, and organised young people, the leaders of the future with drive and initiative. We will seek to create an environment where we can all live and thrive together, where the conditions for growth are ideal.

Our students will be:

  • Courageous - with a strength to stand up for their beliefs and values
  • Curious - with a love for lifelong learning
  • Resilient - with no self-imposed limits

Avanti Grange Secondary School is part of Avanti Schools Trust, a successful and growing multi-academy trust (MAT) with a track record of delivering strong outcomes for children. The majority of our schools are significantly over-subscribed.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

Why should you apply

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

You will be working in a fantastic environment, with:

  • A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight
  • Great opportunities for professional development
  • Pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts
  • NUS Card
  • Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes
  • Cycle to work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes

Plus many more!

Further details about the role

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

Commitment to safeguarding

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Avanti Grange Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Avanti Grange is a school that is committed to giving all children an engaging and enriching educational experience. We provide a richly diverse and connected school environment, representative of the world that our pupils will enter. Our pupils mature into individuals who are ambitious, open-minded and confident. Along with our academic pathway, we also take care to support individual character formation and spiritual insight through The Avanti Way.

Each pupil at our school is celebrated for their individual talents. For our pupils’, school is about exploring strengths and developing academic and personal skills that will ensure that every child is well prepared for the quickly changing world that awaits them. It is our promise that we will create an environment of challenge, enjoyment and collaboration, both within our school and throughout the Avanti Schools Trust and beyond.

Avanti Schools support each person’s life journey along three parallel paths: Educational excellence; Character formation; and Spiritual insight.

Avanti’s unique ethos places a key emphasis on each individual’s wellbeing and good mental health. Children with higher levels of emotional, behavioural, social, and school wellbeing, on average, have higher levels of academic achievement and are more engaged in the school community. All our schools share a dedicated approach to wellbeing, from providing yoga and mindfulness sessions, sports and exercise, charity work, and working with parents and carers as co-educators.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Grange Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@avanti.org.uk.

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