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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: TTO 37 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 5 days

Contract type


Pay scale

C1 (Actual salary £21,069 - £23,089)

What skills and experience we're looking for

To provide cover for the short-term absence of teaching staff and support teams in other areas such as the development resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• To provide cover supervision for the short-term absence of teachers.

• To use specialist skills/training/experience to support students' learning.

• To establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.

• To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom.

• To support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs.

• To encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities.

• To promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance.

• To provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement.

• To establish an appropriate learning environment in lessons.

• To work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lesson/work plans as appropriate.

• To monitor and evaluate student responses to learning activities within a supervised lesson.

• To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required to the teacher on student achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.

• To be responsible for keeping and updating academy records contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested.

• To undertake the marking of students' work, which has predetermined answers and involves no element of professional judgement or assessment and to accurately record achievement/progress.

What the school offers its staff

Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community and a strong and safe culture, a place where staff and students can thrive. We were judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019 because teaching is strong, the support we provide for our students and staff is unrivalled and because our results have improved year-on-year since 2016. In 2022, our students secured the best results in the school’s history. In short, there is no better time to join Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student.

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work. We are a caring and supportive community, as part of White Rose Academies Trust. We benefit from exceptional CPD. A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage.

The Cover Supervisor vacancies have arisen due to the promotion of the current post holders to teaching roles in the academy, joining our ECT cohort. The roles would be particularly suitable for graduates considering a career in teaching or teacher trainees who have not yet secured a teaching post.

Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region and the successful candidates will be able to participate in the training suited to their current status, personal, and professional aspirations. Colleagues train with us, they grow with us, and they progress with us.

Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds. We are oversubscribed and popular within our community. More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness.

Commitment to safeguarding

White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Leeds West Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1407 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 academy and one of four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding.
Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people. Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.
Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.
Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.

Arranging a visit to Leeds West Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org.

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