2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until December 2024

Pay scale

LCC Grade 7, Pay Point 11 - 14

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • NVQ 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent/higher qualification, or
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to meet the STL Level 3 National Occupational Standards relevant to this post
  • Level 2 qualifications in maths/numeracy and English/literacy, or able to demonstrate competency in literacy and numeracy equivalent to level 2.
  • Qualification in a relevant specialist subject or have experience in a broad range of subjects


  • Experience of working with students in a formal setting without immediate supervision


  • Knowledge of child protection and health and safety procedures


  • Ability and willingness to undertake professional development
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Empathy with children and young people
  • Ability to effectively manage pupil behaviour in accordance with school/college policy and procedure
  • Ability to use own initiative to work flexibly and respond positively to a range of situations
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to plan engaging sport related coaching sessions to support extra-curricular activities for young people.

General Circumstances

  • Attendance - evidence of regular attendance at work
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, Equal Opportunities, and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations

What the school offers its staff

Bosworth Academy Vision: For Bosworth Academy to be consistently outstanding in its delivery of outcomes for young people in and for our community. Bosworth Academy is an unstoppable force for affecting social mobility.

Bosworth Academy Values: ‘No student will underachieve’ means: Outstanding outcomes for every child of every ability from every background, no matter what the barriers. ‘Be better than you thought you could be’ means: We understand that our role is not to ensure students reach their potential, it is to help define that potential.

Bosworth Academy Ethos: We do this in an environment which is inclusive, exciting, varied and highly aspirational. The individual is recognised and celebrated. We strive for excellence and challenge in all that we do and seek feedback and positive criticism. We believe in the capacity for continual improvement and appreciate the role of leadership. We never give up and never accept that our work is done. We enjoy and achieve and embrace our responsibility as a force for good. We can and will make a difference through the empowerment of learning.

Further details about the role

Cover Supervisor

Temporary until December 2024

Paid at Grade 7 (points 11-14)

32 hours per week, term time plus 1 week in the first instance, some hours could be during twilight sessions

Salary range dependant on experience and expertise £18,289 - £19,232pa (£24,708 to £25,983 pa FTE)

Required ASAP

Bosworth Academy is the lead institution within the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust. We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Cover Coach to work at Bosworth Academy. You will be based primarily at Bosworth Academy but may be asked to work in others schools if the need arises. The successful candidate will be required to provide cover for absent teaching staff across a broad range of subjects and also develop opportunities for extra-curricular activities outside of lessons. We would particularly welcome those with a background in Sport who may be able to take on the coaching of a sports team. This role may suit a graduate and/or someone who is considering a future in teaching or working with children and young people. You will have the desire to ensure that our core value of ‘no student will underachieve’ is fulfilled.

Bosworth Academy is the lead school in the LiFE Multi Academy Trust, which has been recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ school in our published inspection. Our School is increasingly the school of choice for parents in the area, is highly regarded and supports their community effectively. We believe our community deserve nothing less.

Application forms and further details may be obtained from Miss Laura Degia at the address below or can be downloaded from www.bosworthacademy.org.uk

The closing date for completed applications is 9am on Monday 15th April , with interviews shortly after.

‘’LiFE Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to a DBS check and an online search.’

Bosworth Academy

Leicester Lane, Desford, Leicester. LE9 9JL

Tel 01455 822841, email hr@bosworthacademy.org.uk

CEO: Mr Chris Parkinson Headteacher: Mr Simon

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to ldegia@bosworthacademy.org.uk

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About Bosworth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1634 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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