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Cover Supervisor - Fixed Term Contract for Maternity Cover

Prince William School, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Part-time only

Job summary

Temporary Cover Supervisor (maternity cover)

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, 9 July 2020
Start Date: 1 September 2020
Salary: NJC Scale Point 8 £19,945 FTE depending on experience £13,820 pro rata
Hours: 30 hours per week (5 days per week, 8.45am – 3.15pm, the working day will include a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.), 39 weeks per year, (term time + 5 INSET training days).

Prince William School requires a temporary Cover Supervisor to supervise classes for absent teaching staff. When not needed to cover absent colleagues, they may be required to do other tasks such as intervention work with small groups of students withdrawn from a class. The successful candidate will be resilient and resourceful, understand how to manage teenage behaviours, and be able to ‘think on their feet’.

Many staff use the experience of working as a cover supervisor as a stepping stone into teaching or other related fields of work involving working with young people.

Experience of working with young people is desirable, as is experience of working in a school environment. Experience of leading a class of children is not essential as training will be provided.

Prince William School
At the core of our school are our students. They are enthusiastic, well behaved and keen to do the best they can. We strive to provide them with the challenging and inspirational curriculum they need to prepare them for the ever changing world they will find themselves in. Our aim is simple; we aim to be the best school in Northamptonshire and beyond for every student, regardless of their ability, background or aspirations. We have achieved strongly positive Progress 8 scores for the last three years and we have high expectations of learning for all, staff and students.

We welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve. If you share our passion for students and education, we would welcome your application.

There is a nursery on site that is run by a private company.

How to apply
Please download an application form from the school website www.pws.emat.uk and return it to recruitment@emat.uk together with a letter of not more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experiences that are relevant to the post of Cover Supervisor, but 12 noon on 9 July 2020.

EMAT reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found

EMAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to references and DBS check.

Applying for the job

Please email recruitment@emat.uk in the first instance, For enquiries please call Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1105 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Prince William School

Welcome to Prince William School. Rated 'Good' by Ofsted, we are passionate about learning and providing a wide range of experiences for our young people to prepare them for the world beyond school. Our vision is to create an innovative learning environment which has all staff and students learning, developing and delivers the highest of expectations from ourselves and from each other.
At Prince William School we focus upon success. Success for learning. Success in competition. Success in our personal aims. This focus means that we achieve success in many areas including: school results, Duke of Edinburgh Awards, nationally recognised musicians, winning district, county and national sporting events and through being frequent competitors in activities such as the Economics literary papers judged at Eton, and the East Northants “Dragons Den” Competition. We also learn that although we aim to succeed, there are times when we might not. The key is to dust ourselves off and tackle the next challenge with the aim of succeeding next time.
We encourage our young people to ‘Dare to Dream’ through the setting of aspirational targets, recognising success in its many guises, through celebrations and in developing and promoting student leadership to encourage future students to do even better.
Our excellent year teams link the need to support young people through any difficulties and challenges in order to overcome barriers to learning and ensure the core purpose of learning and achievement is not forgotten.

Arranging a visit to Prince William School

Unfortunately we are unable to accept visitors into the school at the moment due to COVID-19. Please feel free to watch our virtual tour of the school on the website

School location

Herne Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4BS

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