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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: Normal working hours: Monday to Thursday 8.45 am to 4.45 pm; Friday 8.45 am to 3.30 pm. The post is 36.25 hours per week term time plus 20 additional days to be worked during school closure (5 PAD days and 15 curriculum days).

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 9, SCP 18 - 23, actual salary £26,821 - £29,393

What skills and experience we're looking for

Cover Supervisor - Elms Bank School and College

The Trust, on behalf of Elms Bank School, are seeking to appoint a highly dedicated, highly motivated, and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor. You will join a team of exceptional professionals, working with pupils who have a range of complex needs including profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism. You will be part of an excellent team and provided with extensive support that will enable you to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to nurture and develop trusting relationships with pupils and treat them with respect and consideration in order to support their needs.
  • Develop trusting relationships with parents/carers and families.
  • Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people ensuring that they are protected from harm.
  • Support in the successful learning and participation in education activities to help pupils overcome barriers that are preventing them from achieving their full potential.
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and multi-agency services.

Successful candidates may be asked to work at either of our school or college sites.

What the school offers its staff

In return our trust can offer you:

  • An incredible opportunity to be part of an exceptional school and work with experienced and successful leaders.
  • The chance to be part of a growing and forwarding thinking trust that will provide wider opportunities in the future.
  • Extensive support to progress your potential at an exciting time in our development.
  • An opportunity to work within an inclusive and values driven organisation and the chance to be part of a highly skilled, dedicated, and hardworking team.
  • Support with health and wellbeing via ‘Medicash’, a Health Cash Plan that is paid for by the trust and gives access to a range of helpful benefits. The trust also provides access to ‘Welbee’, a dedicated staff wellbeing improvement service.

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.

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About Elms Bank

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
307 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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