Cover Supervisor

King Edward VII School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW

4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 Pts 7-12 £20,444 to £22,571 pro rata (£15,358 to £16,955 actual)

Additional allowances

At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to 24/7 virtual GP surgery. 

Cover Supervisor job summary

Cover Supervisor
Grade 4 Pts 7-12 £20,444 to £22,571 pro rata (£15,358 to £16,955 actual) 32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year) permanent contract
Required to start ASAP


King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake. It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to work at both sites. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employyee assistance programme (EAP).

We have an exciting opportunity for a well-motivated Cover Supervisor to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher under the guidance of the Cover Manager and teaching staff. The role will include the implementation of work programmes, managing student behaviour and assisting students in relevant activities.

The post holder will work across the School to support teachers in the development and delivery of learning. In addition, the post holder will provide general support to the curriculum and be expected to play a full part in the life of the School.

The post is an ideal preparation for applicants considering formal teacher training in the future by providing opportunities to lead classes, manage behaviour, work alongside experienced staff and learn the rhythms of School life.

The applicant should:

  • enjoy working with a wide range of young people and adults in a busy learning environment
  • have excellent organisational skills and be reliable, efficient, flexible and adaptable
  • have strong literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
  • have excellent inter-personal skills and can use initiative when necessary
  • have relevant experience of successfully supporting the learning of young people
  • want to make a real contribution to the life of this School
  • be educated to at least Level 3 (A Level/NVQ 3 or equivalent) qualifications or experience

Applicants must have a good working knowledge of the whole suite of Microsoft Office software and be comfortable using Word and Excel extensively. We use SIMS as our main management information software and whilst familiarity with this piece of software is not essential the successful candidate must be able to learn quickly as they will use this central source of management information on a daily basis.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. All applicants are required to read the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy incorporating Self-Harm and Online Safety.


Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be accepted.

CVs will not be considered

For further details please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk or visit www.kes.sheffield.sch.uk/vacancies

Closing date: Thursday 6th October 2022 – 12noon

Interview date: W/c 10th October 2022


Using the application form

We can only accept applications on the Sheffield LA application form.

Please download one from the advert, visit www.kes.sheffield.sch.uk/recruitment or email recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk to request one.

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About King Edward VII School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1771 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0114 229 6560

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to work at both sites.

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