Cover Supervisor Don Valley Academy, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Job description

To provide supervision of students within a secondary school. Successful candidates will need to respond to questions, generally assist students to undertake set activities and to uphold standards of behaviour in the classroom. In addition to cover needs, there will also be a requirement to work alongside existing staff in specific curriculum areas providing general support for departments. This is a key role in supporting the day-to-day running of the school and the successful applicant must be IT literate and competent in using a variety of software packages.

The salary for this role is full time equivalent and will be pro-rata.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths at Grade C

Essential qualifications

A recognised and relevant vocational qualification (NVQ level 3) and/or equivalent practical work experience

Essential skills and experience

Working within a school and team environment.
Knowledge of SIMS .
Communicating and working effectively, confidently and respectfully with senior colleagues whilst maintaining confidentiality.
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide range of people.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work well under pressure and to respect sensitive and confidential work.
The post holder will require an enhanced DBS.

Employee benefits

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About Don Valley Academy

At Don Valley Academy our ethos is ‘Changing lives through belief and collaboration’. We believe that our core purpose is to prepare young people to enter a fast moving and rapidly changing environment. To prepare them for such a challenge we work to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience which in turn will enable them to achieve the highest possible qualifications. Don Valley Academy works with the students to ensure that they learn in a happy and caring environment. Whilst there is a strong emphasis on academic achievement all students are encouraged to take part in extra curricular activities outside the classroom. The Mission of the Academy is 'Changing Lives'. To improve educational outcomes for the North of England, creating a sustainable organisation that improves our society and the wider community. It is essential for our success to maintain high standards at all times and this is only possible with collaboration between staff, parents and students. Our challenge is to provide the global education that gives our students the tools necessary to compete in the world market and by working together we can do this.

Jossey Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 9DD
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