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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,705 -£26,401

Actual salary

£17,811 - £19,836

Pay scale

Grade D

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, confident person to join our fantastic team as a Cover Supervisor.

In this key position, your primary duties will be to provide classroom cover during the sort-term absence of a teacher, supervise students, implement set work and generally assist students to undertake and engage in the set learning activities to support their learning.

The successful candidate will contribute to the positive ethos of the school and will:

  • Be educated to GCSE level with proficiency in Maths and English
  • Have experience of working in a teaching/learning/child support environment
  • Possess an ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team
  • Have an adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Be a good communicator with the ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly
  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Empathise with our students and be sympathetic to their needs

What the school offers its staff

Dove House is a popular, successful, and highly regarded school for students with moderate learning difficulties, aged between 11-19. We are proud to be an outstanding school (Ofsted 2019) but retain our passion to keep moving forward.

We are guided by the simple question “Have I made a difference today?” in fact, everything we do at Dove House is designed to make a difference to our students and their families.

So, if you are considering a career change or thinking of working with young people or perhaps contemplating teaching as a possible career future, then this role may be for you.

Further details about the role

Dove House School Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Disclaimer: You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria, or a suitable candidate is found.

Commitment to safeguarding

Dove House School 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 Dove House School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
246 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01256 351555

School for children with moderate learning difficulties and autism

Arranging a visit to Dove House School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@dovehouseacademy.com.

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