Cover Supervisor Fixed Term July 2020 Charles Read Academy, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Job description

The Cover Supervisor provides cover supervision for absent teachers, wherever possible across the Academy, and generally supports the smooth operation of the Academy staff at other times. They play a vital role in contributing to the culture, ethos and well-being of the whole Academy.

Essential educational requirements

Ability to motivate and encourage children to meet their targets for learning and/or behaviour
Ability to show awareness to when it is appropriate to consult teachers about a child’s behaviour or learning
Ability to organise own work and be self-motivated
Ability to write brief reports and keep records
An accomplished user of ICT
Excellent organisation, prioritisation and time management skills
An ability to share skills to other members of the team
High levels of discretion and integrity
Approachable and Composed
Comfortable around and able to form good relationships with staff, students and parents
Ability to be empathetic towards parents and students
Able to be firm when required and consistent
Committed to own professional development and that of others
Highly motivated and hard working
Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a school providing a specialist school education and committed to ensuring access to the curriculum for all children

Essential qualifications

GCSE English and Maths at A*- C or level 2 equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Commitment to and or experience of working with children and young people
Understanding of the practical application of Equal Opportunities in a school context
Aware of Health and Safety and safeguarding issues
Excellent verbal and written inter-personal skills at all levels

Employee benefits

Scale NJC 11 £21,166 (pro rata)
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

About Charles Read Academy

Bourne Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT
Charles Read Academy website (opens in a new window)