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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum, Term Time only– final working hours to be discussed at interview

Contract type


Actual salary

Actual salary £20,792 - £23,223

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you interested in teaching but do not hold a teaching qualification?

Are you interested in working with young people in an educational environment?

Do you need to gain classroom experience to further your career?

Do you need school-based experience before taking up a teaching qualification?

We have the ideal opportunity for someone who would like to work in education and enjoys working with young people. This role offers you the exciting chance to work in a classroom but without the usual demands of a teaching job. If you are considering entering the teaching profession or just want to make a difference working with young people, this is the perfect job for you!

The ideal candidate will be someone who has an active interest in helping young people to achieve. You will need to be confident and able to supervise classes during the short-term absence of teachers. We will provide you with an induction programme, excellent support and relevant training to enable you to be successful in this post. You will be provided with lesson plans and the resources to supervise lessons. If you are interested in a particular subject, where possible we will try to link you with this area.

To succeed in this role, you will need a good sense of humour, a calm and caring manner and the ability to work on your own initiative. This is a very varied and interesting role; we can guarantee that no two days will be the same! Whilst offering you a challenge, this post can be very satisfying and it will give you a great sense of achievement.

Toynbee prides itself on being a friendly, inclusive team with young people at the heart of our community.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”
  • Maintain and model high expectations
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be forward thinking, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.
  • Have proven literacy and numeracy skills. (Equivalent to at least a GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English)

What the school offers its staff

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school that is building on its already successful results and reputation within the local community. We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their careers.

Applicants should apply using the Support Staff Application Form which can be found on our website, together with a Candidate Application Pack: https://www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk/vacancies.

Please note that CVs will not be considered.

Completed Application Forms should be submitted to: recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk.

Please contact us via email or 02380269026 if you have any questions about the role.

Closing Date: 17th May 2024

Toynbee School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

“Toynbee School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.”

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 The Toynbee School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1051 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Arranging a visit to The Toynbee School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk.

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