Cover Supervisor Helsby High School, Frodsham, Cheshire

Job description

JOB PURPOSE

Supervise whole classes of students and ensure that set work is completed in the absence of the teacher. Cover is provided for the short-term absence of teaching staff so that an effective and tailored school policy to cover is delivered.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1 Supervise students who are undertaking work that has been set in accordance with the school policy so that teaching and learning continues.

2 Manage the behaviour of students whilst they are undertaking their work to ensure a constructive environment.

3 Respond to any questions from students about process and procedures so they can continue with their set work.

4 Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies in accordance with the school’s policies and procedures to ensure that pupil/employee safety is assured.

5 Collect any completed work after lessons to ensure it is returned to the relevant member of the teaching staff.

6 Report back, using the school's agreed referral procedures, on the behaviour of students during class and any issues arising so that the relevant member of the teaching staff is fully aware of the situation.

NOTE
Notwithstanding the detail in this job description, in accordance with the School’s/Council’s Flexibility Policy the job holder will undertake such work as may be determined by the Headteacher/Governing Body from time to time, up to or at a level consistent with the Main Responsibilities of the job.

Essential educational requirements

•• Good standard of general education including 5 GCSE’s or equivalent (Graded A-C or 4 and above) including Maths and English

Essential qualifications

• Ability to contribute to the management of pupil behaviour.
• DBS clearance

Essential skills and experience

Willingness to undertake appropriate training.
• Evidence of ability to form professional relationships with both students and colleagues.
• Evidence of working with young people.
• Evidence of the successful application of behaviour management techniques.

Employee benefits

Job training, term time only


About Helsby High School

Helsby High School is a community secondary school and sixth form in Helsby, Cheshire. It's GCSE and A Level results are amongst the highest in Cheshire.

Address
Chester Road, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 0HY
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Helsby High School website (opens in a new window)