This job expired on 28 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 July 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 July 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Part-time
Contract type
Fixed term (31/08/2022)
Salary
Grade 7 Point 21-22

Job summary

 To support the continued growth of the school, the Governors are looking to appoint a dedicated, experienced, confident and effective Cover Supervisor to join the committed and supportive team at this successful special school. Applications from staff currently working in mainstream and special schools are very welcome.

The successful applicant will join the Cover Support team and will work across our provision from primary to Post 16. We require a strong team of cover staff who have the skills to be flexible in their approach and are confident to be involved in delivering lessons and supporting a wide range of subjects. In carrying out their duties and responsibilities effectively cover staff will provide high quality support for pupils, teachers, the curriculum and the school.

We appreciate that we are rapidly heading towards the end of the term. However, we are extremely keen to appoint staff to start in September.

We are proposing to interview on the dates given below. Please choose to see what fits best with your plans and submit application forms by the dates given.


  • Closing date Friday 16th July 12pm - Interview Wednesday 21st July

  • Closing date Wednesday 28th July 12pm - Interviews on Monday 2nd August and Tuesday 3rd August

If you would be unable to attend an interview in person on any of these dates, then we will consider a Zoom interview at a mutually convenient time.

Please note Alderman Knight is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to a DBS check, and receipt of two references prior to interview. 

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 19
Education phase
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19
Contact phone number
01684 295639

About Alderman Knight School

Alderman Knight is a maintained special school for children and young people with a range of needs, aged 7 to 19. During the last 10 years the school has undergone a complete new build for all phases. The final phase of our school building will be opened in June 2021 ready for September 2021. The school will have approximately 220 Pupils & Students and just over 100 staff by next year.

Everyone at Alderman Knight works exceptionally hard as we are all committed to ensure the provision offered gives our young people an enriched and extended curriculum, tailored to their individual needs. Each of our pupils and students are supported to achieve their learning potential as well as develop their self-esteem and confidence. The environment we have created allows them to feel safe and happy to learn, and as a result they flourish.

Alderman Knight School is a very special place to work. If you feel you would like to be part of our team and could bring additional and different expertise as well as passion, enthusiasm and a desire to make a real difference to our community, we would welcome your application. 

School location

Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8JJ

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