- Grade 4 (currently £20,444 - £22.571 FTE)
Cover Supervisor job summary
Post: Cover Supervisor
School: King Ecgbert School
Salary: Grade 4 (currently £20,444 - £22,571 FTE)
Contract Term: 2 x Permanent, up to 1.4 FTE, hours may be negotiable (please state preference upon applying)
Start Date: September 2022
The Governors of King Ecgbert School are seeking to appoint two permanent Cover Supervisors to work in this outstanding, system leading school at the heart of the Mercia Learning Trust.
The successful applicant will need to be energetic, creative, inspiring and enjoy working with young people. You must be able to:
•Demonstrate experience of working with 11-18 year olds in a classroom environment
•Be an excellent role model who strives to accomplish the very best
•Have a good understanding of the requirements of the role
•Have good ICT skills
When not required to cover lessons for absent teachers, Cover Supervisors act as in-class support, or help departments with some administrative tasks including the display of learning resources and students’ work. Therefore ability and experience in this would be advantageous.
This position is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in education and may suit a qualified teacher looking to step down from a full teaching role, a graduate looking to gain experience before teacher training or an adult with experience of working with young people.
At King Ecgbert School, we believe in and promote our ERA values:
Academic Excellence for all
Showing Respect at all times
Having high Aspirations and personal goals that go beyond our time in school
We are committed to providing outstanding education for all in a safe, happy and positive learning environment.
King Ecgbert School is a highly successful and Ofsted recognised ‘Outstanding’ school which provides a first class education for over 1300 students aged from 11 to 18. We are looking for staff who are enthusiastic and are keen to make a difference.
Mercia Learning Trust is a growing multi-academy trust which currently includes 3 secondary and 3 primary schools. Our mission is to provide an outstanding education for pupils from 0-19. We are passionate that all our pupils should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling, with their potential developed to the utmost. Our approach is founded on partnership working, binding together our school, parents and their communities. We are currently looking to recruit an outstanding member of staff with the ability to support the academic progress and wellbeing of all students.
We hope that our recruitment pack and website provides you with plenty of information about us. However, should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion please contact us on 0114 235 3855 or email email@example.com
To apply please submit a Trust application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, we do not accept CVs or Council Application forms.
Please state which post you would like to apply for: 0.4FTE/1FTE/different FTE.
Closing date for applications is: Midnight on Wednesday 6 July 2022
Interviews are provisionally scheduled for: Week commencing 11 July 2022
Applying for the job
The Application Process
All candidates must complete the following application process.
• All applicants must submit a Trust application form. We do not accept CVs or Council Forms. The application form can be found under ‘Careers’ at www.merciatrust.co.uk
• Email your completed application to email@example.com or post it to:
MLT Recruitment Team
Mercia Learning Trust
79 Glen Road
Sheffield, S7 1RB
After your application has been submitted:
• In all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage.
• All applications that have been submitted via email will receive an email confirming receipt.
• An email and/or letter will be sent to shortlisted candidates with details of the interview process.
• If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
• Take a look at www.merciatrust.co.uk/careers for more on what it’s like working for the trust, what we offer you, and what we’re looking for.
• Should you require any additional information about the role or the school, or would like an informal discussion or out of hours visit, please contact us on 0114 2353855 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• For more information about the application process, please email email@example.com.
• Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 6 July 2022
• Interviews provisionally WC: 11 July 2022
The small print:
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Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. If you are shortlisted, your suitability to work with children will be explored, and this will include disclosing convictions. The information you disclose may be discussed with you during the interview.
The successful candidate will therefore be required to complete a DBS check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer. Our staff are recruited and promoted on the basis of their merits and abilities and no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of racial group, origin or nationality, sex, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, political or religious beliefs or trade union activity. Please indicate whether there are any reasonable adjustments or access requirements you would need to help you to attend an interview. If you wish to discuss your requirements prior to submitting your form, please contact the Human Resources Team on 0114 349 4230. Alternatively, please give details on a separate sheet and return with your application form.
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About King Ecgbert School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1404 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
King Ecgbert School is seeking to appoint two outstanding Cover Supervisors to commence September 2022.
The school is exceptionally strong - rated outstanding by Ofsted, and has academic results that are consistently ‘well above average’. This is a truly comprehensive school serving both disadvantaged and highly affluent communities. We are proud of our diversity, with 20% of students disadvantaged, 30% EAL and 40% from BAME communities. The school leadership is motivated by social mobility, inclusiveness and a focus on vulnerable learners. We are looking for applicants who are committed to serving a diverse population and have experiences and perspectives that will enrich our work. The school is proud to offer one of Sheffield’s Integrated Resources for children with ASD. The sixth form is highly regarded for its record, not just of helping students access top Russell Group and Oxbridge Universities but also enabling students to be the first in their families to access Higher Education.
The school is proud to be at the heart of Mercia Learning Trust. The Trust was founded at King Ecgbert School and now comprises 6 schools both primary and secondary across the southwest of Sheffield. The Trust is led by its CEO, Chris French, and all of the schools benefit from an expert central services team.
King Ecgbert School is principally as strong as it is because highly qualified teachers teach excellent lessons with high expectations of all students in terms of attendance, behaviour, attitude, and character. The teaching team are backed up by an exceptional team of support staff who are experts in their field.
When we make appointments, we are looking to strengthen an outstanding team; working in such a high achieving school is demanding but the camaraderie of working together to achieve excellence makes it a very rewarding place to work. The school is committed to staff development and supporting the career progression of the ambitious and talented.
The school was awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark in 2017 and reaccredited in 2020 – the first school in the region to be nominated for and successfully achieve this accolade. This award enables the school to access a peer group of elite schools nationally.
We look forward to receiving your application.
King Ecgbert School