Cover Supervisor

Bideford College, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3AR

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  • Application deadline

    1 September 2021 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 July 2021

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Fixed term until July 2022)

Full-time equivalent salary

C1 - C5 £9.59 - £10.87 (£12,734 - £14,441 actual salary) (£18,500 - £20,980 FTE)

Cover Supervisor job summary

Bideford College would like Cover Supervisors to join their enthusiastic, committed teams of cover staff who work closely with teachers to provide continuity to children’s learning during teacher absences. 

This is a term time only position, on a part time basis with up to 30 hours per week available, contracts available from September 2021. 

A cover supervisor stands in during short-term absences of a teacher. These might be known in advance (for example, where a teacher has a medical appointment or is undergoing professional development) or unexpected (for example, absence due to illness). 

We are currently recruiting due to a number of career progressions of some of our current cover supervisors, if you would like to discuss in more detail please do not hesitate to contact Bruce Butt (Assistant Principal) on bbutt@bidefordcollege.org

If you would like to apply, please download an application form from the Staff Vacancies page on the website: https://bidefordcollege.org/recruitment/  or phone us to arrange for an application form to be sent to you on 01566 772468. 

C1 - C5 £9.59 - £10.87 (£12,734 - £14,441 actual salary) (£18,500 - £20,980 FTE) 

Closing date: Wednesday 1st September 2021, 9am

Interviews: Friday 3rd September 2021

Safeguarding Statement:
 Launceston College Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks. 


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About Bideford College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1380 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

Bideford College is part of the Launceston College Multi Academy Trust (Trust) alongside Altarnun Primary, Atlantic Academy, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School (opening in September 2021). Our Trust aims for young people to become happy, responsible and successful by learning the knowledge, skills and values which are important for society. We seek to develop adventurous students, who have the character, resilience and self-awareness required to be successful. We have exceptionally high aspirations for our students and seek to support them no matter what their background or circumstances. We offer a distinctively broad, personalised, and academically rigorous curriculum across our primary and secondary schools, and aspire to the highest standards of teaching and learning. As a Trust we share information and best practices to ensure we focus on an excellent and sustainable 0-19 learning journey for children, with a strong focus on our school and Trust community. We seek applicants who are aligned to our aim and vision and have the talent and passion to deliver that vision successfully. We support all our schools with our Trust-wide leadership and management, teaching and learning, school improvement, financial, administrative, estates, safeguarding and HR expertise. We are looking for professional staff who can support the delivery of an exceptional education for the young people in our care. Our College Bideford College is a rapidly improving 11 – 18 secondary school on the North Devon coast. It aims to ensure that all students, regardless of socio-economic background can successfully move on to their next step in education or employment with the skills and qualifications they need. We do this through a broad and balanced curriculum and co-curricular offer which enables students to develop resilience, knowledge and contribute positively to the local and global community. We are committed to driving up standards, insisting on high expectations and raising the aspirations of our students. We are proud of the broad and balanced curriculum that we offer our students in both the main school and in the sixth form. It offers the potential to develop a range of academic and vocational skills that prepares young people for careers in the 21st century. This is underpinned by a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities that nurtures the development of sporting, artistic and technical talents that sees our students succeed at a local, national and international level. Bideford College is a caring community and we are proud of the inclusive school climate that has been created through the positive relationships developed between students and staff. We want our students to feel safe in the learning culture that exists in the classrooms of the college. We will offer: ● A modern, well equipped college with outstanding facilities. ● A large team of dedicated and committed staff. ● A culture which seeks to be fair, developmental, and supportive of staff and pupils. ● A large support network across the primary and secondary settings. ● A focus on staff wellbeing. ● Generous pension and holidays. ● Attractive pay and opportunities to develop skills across the Trust. ● Support from cross Trust systems and leaders. 

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