Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£15,897.00 - £16,434.00 Annually (Actual) Term Time Only

Cover Supervisor job summary

We are seeking a cover supervisor to work with students across our academy, working with students in Key Stages Two and Three to secure positive progress in all areas of the curriculum and provide continuity of their curriculum.

Please refer to the attached job pack for further details about the role and how to apply.

Purpose of Role

To cover in the absence of a teacher by supervising pupils who are carrying out work set by the teacher in advance.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Register classes as and when required by the Senior Leadership Team.

Direct the learning of classes as and when required by the Senior Leadership Team under the direction if the Head of Department following the lesson plan provided by the teacher.

Complete display work under the direction of the Head of Department to which they have been assigned when not required for the duties outlined above.

Organise and renew learning resources in association with Heads of Department.

Order consumable resources as required using the school ordering system.

Provide support for target pupils in all departments under the direction of the Head of Department when not required for the duties outlined above.

Undertake any associated task or duty as reasonably directed by the Senior Leadership Team, within their competence.

To be prepared to be trained and act as a first aider.

Please note, while every effort has been made to explain the duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.

Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from the line manager/Principal to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

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

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About Robert Bloomfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
985 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13


Situated in the heart of the Shefford community, pupils, parents and staff are incredibly proud of their school and reap huge rewards academically and pastorally over their four year journey with us. No stone is left unturned in the pursuit to maintain our outstanding school vision and you will find that the curriculum and opportunities presented to the pupils at Robert Bloomfield is above and beyond that of any other school.

We have a superb learning environment, enhanced by specialist facilities across numerous subjects, which enable us to offer a full range of opportunities in and beyond the classroom. We have recently opened a specialist Year 5 block of classrooms and a brand new, state of the art Learning Resource Centre. In 2009 we were designated a specialist Science, Maths and Technology school under the banner of Engineering, which complimented the already existing specialism of Modern Languages. Our Ofsted Inspection Report in 2014 graded the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all categories. In 2012 our school became a Teaching School, one of the first 200 in the country.

Above all, we are a caring community that values each child and provides them with the opportunity to fulfill their potential and enjoy learning. We believe in building a child’s confidence, adaptability and resilience for the future within an ordered and structured environment, where high expectations are a habit.

Mr Sam Farmer,


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