Cover Supervisor

Longsands Academy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1LQ

This job expired on 3 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 June 2022

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£20,444 (pro rata)

Cover Supervisor job summary

Longsands Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Cover Supervisor to join their team! Cover Supervisors play an important role in our Academy, maintaining continuity of education for students in the absence of their regular teacher, ensuring that the work set is understood and completed and promoting high standards of conduct and learning. We provide training and induction, including behaviour management skills. There will be opportunities to observe good practice of both classroom teachers and other cover supervisors in order to develop good practitioner skills. The post is an ideal stepping stone for anyone seeking a career in education and a number of our former cover supervisors have gone on to complete teacher training successfully. Although prior experience is not essential, you should have a commitment to working with young people. As our Cover Supervisor, you will be: Supervising any class (including registration) when the teacher is unavailable, using material planned by a teacher to engage students in learning; Where possible, liaising in advance with the classroom teacher whose absence is being supervised, to ensure instructions are clarified; Informing the classroom teacher of individual student progress, identifying students who work well and those who underachieve; Contributing to reports on student progress; We are looking for individuals who have: Good general education – minimum A Level or equivalent and including GCSE in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above Experience of working with young people in a busy environment Experience of working in a primary or secondary school
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About Longsands Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1726 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Longsands Academy is a successful 11-18 comprehensive school in St Neots, a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and with excellent transport links to London. There is a fully equipped Fitness Suite available for staff use.

In return we can offer you the support of an enthusiastic, experienced and collaborative department. We value Continuing Professional Development as a department and strive to ensure every member of the department has the opportunity to experience external training, as well as using our department meeting time to deliver impactful and inspiring CPD.

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

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