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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 35 hours per week Monday – Friday 8:00am – 3:30pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break

Contract type


Pay scale

Essex Pay Scale 6 Point 13-17 (£20,228.10 - £21,766.21 per annum)

Additional allowances

outer fringe allowance of £537.56

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, personable and able to communicate effectively, and maintain a calm and professional manner, under pressure. This role would ideally suit someone with previous school based experience or educated to degree level, but it is not essential.

This position will involve:

  • Supervising classes and supporting pupils, to ensure they are engaged in learning activities

  • Delivering cover work set by the class teacher, whilst keeping students on task

  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom

  • Act as a role model, setting high expectations of conduct and promote positive pupil behaviour, to create a safe and inclusive learning environment

  • Providing feedback to the classroom teacher on the pupil’s progress against lesson plans, conduct of the lesson and keeping pupil related records

  • Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies and procedures in relation to health & safety, welfare and wellbeing and safeguarding

  • Collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher

  • Provide additional support to either teachers in classrooms, departments or to carry out administrative tasks when not covering a class or at quiet periods

  • To establish positive relationships with the pupils in lessons being covered

  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to be efficient and adaptable

  • Excellent written skills with the ability to multi-task

  • Excellent communication skills, with a positive and helpful attitude

  • The ability to work independently and on their own initiative

  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and remain positive

  • The ability to follow safeguarding procedures and prioritise students welfare

What the school offers its staff

  • Recognition of continuous service 

    • Relocation package of up to £8,000 for new employees renting or buying a property.

  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Excellent CPD opportunities

  • Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools

  • The support of an experienced family of schools 

  • National Conditions of Service 

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff

  • Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work life balance

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.

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About Brentwood County High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1027 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number

Secondary school in Brentwood, part of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Brentwood County High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@osborne.coop.

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