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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Key stages
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover)
3C point 6-9 - £19,698

Job summary

Cover Supervisor - Maternity Cover

Our ideal candidate will be flexible and with a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children and young people. They will be able to use their imagination to bring new concepts to life and generate an infectious delight for learning within the classroom.

If you are an experienced and resourceful Cover Supervisor, or have experience working with larger groups of children, we would like to hear from you.

So why would you want to join our team? We can offer you:

A dynamic and innovative school, where it is immediately obvious how much every single pupil enjoys being here. Pick a pupil to tell you what they love about the Academy. That is how confident we are the right Academy to continue to develop your teaching skills.
A friendly, supportive and positive team to work with.
Opportunities to further your career.
Research led teacher development and CPL.

We are seeking an efficient, reliable and ambitious individual with the experience to become one of our Cover Supervisors for Years 1 - 8. The role will involve supervising whole classes during short-term absence of teachers. If required, to plan (on occasion), teach and provide whole class feedback (all with support) a lesson(s). You will have the ability to think innovatively and display excellent attention to detail. Being able to build positive relationships and communicate at all levels, as well as a solid understanding of the school curriculum, age related expectations of learners, teaching methods and assessment of learning.

We offer an organisation committed to innovation and professional development where you will have a chance to grow and have a genuine impact upon the improvement and advancement of the Academy.
Hours - Full Time
Salary - NJC 3C (point 6-9 depending on experience)

If you like to get a feel for the Academy please visit our website: www.biggleswadeacademy.org
where you will find virtual visits to give you an insight into daily life at the Academy.
To apply, please visit www.biggleswadeacademy.org/jobs.

Biggleswade Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS (Disclosure Barring Service).
We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

Applying for the job

Please visit: www.biggleswadeacademy.org/jobs and click on the relevant role. This will take you to My New Term where you can complete the application form.


Biggleswade Academy

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 13
Education phase
School size
1154 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 13
Contact phone number

About Biggleswade Academy

We wholly believe in the tangible benefits of an age 2-13 structure, minimising the need to change schools, and the family environment that a through school engenders. The through model can work to outstanding effect, particularly with regard to pastoral care, student welfare and the quality of relationships between each member of the school community. Our skills and experience in these areas are crucial and, alongside our innovative approaches and the wide-ranging opportunities we provide for our pupils, help create our unique ethos.

Our aim is to inspire all children with a love of learning and to create special and happy memories of their time with us. Children learn best when they feel safe to take on challenges, are interested and feel valued. Learning is celebrated and openly admired.

School location

Mead End, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JU

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