12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,454.00 - £20,351.00 Annually (Actual)

Cover Supervisor job summary

The role is to manage individuals, groups or whole classes. They will cover/supervise classes without the presence of a teacher where there is any planned or unplanned absence by teachers within the school.

The role will give the successful candidate experience of:

  • a wide range of teaching and learning strategies.

  • effective classroom and behaviour management strategies.

  • a broader understanding of day-to-day life in a school.

The cover supervisor will not be responsible for any lesson planning, preparation of materials or resources. They are not responsible for evaluation or assessment of lessons or students.

The cover supervisor may also be required to cover the school’s internal exclusion room.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

  • Cover/Supervise classes at short notice in the absence of a teacher for either planned or unplanned absence.

  • Supervise detentions and/or in school sessions where students may have been removed from classes.

  • Invigilate and supervise school examinations, tests and assessments.

  • Supervise pupils on or off school premises in the context of trips, visits, concerts, assemblies and contribute to the planning of such events.

  • Manage pupils’ behaviour and discipline in accordance with school policies and procedures of the school and report back to appropriate staff regarding student behaviour and discipline.

  • Describe and explain learning activities, answering queries, giving direction and assisting with differentiated tasks and materials.

  • Complete registers and/or use the school’s attendance recording systems.

  • Provide feedback either orally or in writing to teachers responsible for the activity that has been covered.

  • Support students with the use of ICT.

  • Participate in relevant training and development sessions.

  • Work within the values, culture and ethos, equality and diversity of the school.

    We are part of the Success for All Educational Trust with Redden Court School, Sanders School and Rise Park Academies. As an employee you will be covered

    by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS).

    As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS).

    This includes;

    • Access 24 hours a day to a GP helpline where you can have a telephone conversation for you and close relatives.

    • Access to Physiotherapy

    • Access to a counselling service

    • Free 12 week Weight Management Programme

    • Support for stress management

    • Lifestyle Screening

    • Relationship Counselling

    • Long-term condition support - support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long-term condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones disease. This list is not exhaustive.

    • Private Medical Service

    • Stress Counselling

      PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient suitable applications for the role. If you are interested in the role, please submit your application as early as possible.

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 The Royal Liberty School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
736 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Secondary School for boys.

Ofsted rating: Good.

School location

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