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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 July 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 8.30am-4.30pm. Part time Part week considered

Contract type


Actual salary

£21,163 - £24,062

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor required on a permanent basis to join our team.

he ideal candidate will be able to:

  • support students across the full range of abilities and ages and will be passionate about pastoral care:

  • sharing their enthusiasm and commitment with both the department and to the students.

  • Supervise a class of students ensuring the completion of work set by the class teacher.

  • Have some knowledge/experience of working in a secondary school classroom environment, or similar.

  • Will be an excellent flexible team player.

  • Will have a resilient nature and a genuine passion to support student’s learning and development, to engage, motivate and have a resourceful approach.

  • Will hold a presence in the classroom in order to successfully manage student’s behaviour while consistently following school policies.

An ability to work collaboratively is essential as we are a strong team. This post may also be of interest and provide valuable experience either for Graduates who are thinking of a teaching career or for Graduates who have recently qualified.

What the school offers its staff

We also have a full and varied CPD program that is open to all staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Heathfield Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. Prior to appointment the Human Resources Department follow the Safer Recruitment process.

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About Heathfield Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1383 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Age range: 11-19, NOR: 1393

We pride ourselves on a reputation for being happy, lively school, where both staff and students are given every opportunity, with relevant support to thrive.

We love diversity and seek to work with people from all walks of life and backgrounds.

More importantly, we constantly work to improve the culture of our forward-thinking school, ensuring that everyone working and studying is valued and consistently nurtured, both educationally and emotionally.

We are fortunate enough to be nestled in the beautiful Somerset countryside, yet within easy reach of the M5 and the historic market town of Taunton. Taunton itself offers a good range of facilities, particularly for sports enthusiasts. The town has a railway station that offers superb links to London Paddington and beyond.

We look forward to meeting you, and hope that you experience the sense of passion and enthusiasm that radiates through Heathfield Community School.

Arranging a visit to Heathfield Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@heathfieldcommunityschool.co.uk.

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