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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
35 hours per week for 39 weeks per year
Contract type
£20,092 to £21,748

Job summary


Salary: Grade 3 £16,275 to £17,617 per annum pro rota (FTE £20,092 to £21,748)

Hours: 35 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

The school

Friesland School is a good school that is on the path to becoming outstanding. Every child really matters at our school and each year we celebrate excellent results and last year was no exception with some outstanding achievements. We recognise that these outcomes are only possible through the commitment, dedication and skills of our highly valued staff.

The role

We are currently seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join a hard working team that that will be dedicated to supporting the teaching faculty maintain excellent level of education during absences across the school. This role is required to supervise mainstream classes, ensure pupils are on track and behaviour is managed effectively. The successful candidate will gain experience across all departments and subject areas and be a key support for the school during absences.

The person

The successful candidate will have an interest in Teaching and ideally have cover supervisor experience already. However, this is not essential as full training and induction are provided for the successful candidate.

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:

Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.25.
An array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
Entry to a career average pension scheme.
A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

The closing date for applications is: Tuesday 28 September 2021 at midday

Additional allowances

Actual salary - £16,275 to £17,617 per annum pro rota

Applying for the job

Please apply through the 'quick apply' option on the TES website

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1290 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Friesland School

  • The Trust is a family of schools with a common ethos and values who share collective goals.

    We have a united passion to transform the lives of children and young people in our local community by achieving the very best we can for every student in our schools.

    Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all, enabling our students to gain confidence, raise their aspirations and become well prepared for adult life.

    We are a large and growing Trust, which currently employs over 1,000 colleagues.

    We support career and professional development through structured CPD, secondments to other schools within the Trust (including promotion opportunities), and we foster sharing of good practice through a range of subject specialist groups across our schools.

    These opportunities to develop your career exist within a culture that values your contribution and enables you to achieve your personal goals whilst improving the educational experience and life choices of our students.

    When joining any of our schools, you will receive a structured induction, and if you are an NQT, you can expect a programme of professional advice and support to help you successfully complete the NQT year.
    We offer you:

    • a competitive salary and benefits package including pensions, generous holiday provisions and
      ancillary benefits;

    • an environment where you will be working with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals;

    • the chance to develop your skills, practice and experience through a range of opportunities with one or more of our schools.

      What we seek from you:

    • a commitment to our ethos and values;

    • a passion to deliver the best education you can for every child or young person, making a positive

    • the energy to act as a role model and a source of inspiration for our students.

      We are a growing Trust with a strong reputation. Our schools are located in the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and our current schools are Ashfield School, Frederick Gent School, Heritage High School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Swanwick Hall School, Friesland School and Wilsthorpe School.

      To find out more about us, please go to The Two Counties Trust website.

      We hope we will be welcoming you to our Trust in the near future.

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    School location

    Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire, NG10 5AF

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