17 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Hours: 37 hours per week term time only plus INSET days 08-15-16:00 Monday to Friday

Contract type


Actual salary

£20,803 to £22,246 per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be:

We are looking to recruit an exceptional candidate to the role of Cover Supervisor to join our team at Magna Academy and to run our breakfast and after school provision.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising lessons during the short absence of the normal class teacher. They will be required to cover any subject for which work will be set in advance. Previous experience of working in the classroom would be an advantage but training and support will be provided. The post may be of interest to those wishing to gain experience prior to a career in teaching.

Ultimately, we are looking for a committed candidate with an uncompromising belief that all students deserve an outstanding education. They will uphold our inclusive ethos and provide opportunities for all students to progress well.

What we are looking for:

  • A genuine interest in young people and their learning
  • The ability to communicate clearly and confidently
  • Flexibility and a sense of humour
  • Qualifications at least to level 2 or equivalent

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • Excellent working conditions
  • A supportive environment
  • Opportunity for further development
  • State of the art facilities and a very pleasant location in beautiful Dorset

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Magna Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
946 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18


Arranging a visit to Magna Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email zchallis@magna-aspirations.org.

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