Cover Supervisor Granville Academy, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Job description

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the cover team.

You will work under an agreed system of supervision, to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher under the guidance of teaching/senior staff, including implementing work programmes, managing student behaviour and assisting students in relevant activities in line with the Academy’s policies and procedures.

The position will be 37 hours per week, working weeks are term time.

To be successful, you will be professional, understanding and have a can-do attitude. You will also demonstrate a good understanding of areas of learning and social/emotional needs of students.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact The Trust HR Team via email careers@deferrerstrust.com or by telephone 01283 372 621.

Closing date: 9.00am on 21st February 2020

Interview date: 4th March 2020

You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons, we cannot accept CVs.

If you do not hear back after five working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Essential educational requirements

Very good numeracy/literacy skills equivalent to GCSE grade C and above.
NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistant (or recognised equivalent qualification).

Essential qualifications

NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistant (or recognised equivalent qualification).

Essential skills and experience

To be successful, you will be professional, understanding and have a can-do attitude. You will also demonstrate a good understanding of areas of learning and social/emotional needs of students.

Employee benefits

The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

• Cycle to Work scheme
• Taste Card
• Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and more, with different offers each month
• Access to a fitness suite, located at The de Ferrers Academy


About Granville Academy

Address
Burton Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7JR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Granville Academy website (opens in a new window)