11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    6 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, Mon-Fri, Term Time only

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,873 - £28,770 per annum pro rata, (actual £23,359 - £25,008)

What skills and experience we're looking for

What we are looking for


  • Ability to relate well to children and adults and in particular able to establish positive relationships with pupils
  • A clear understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Excellent ICT skills and the proven ability to use them effectively to support learning
  • Ability to respond positively and effectively to unexpected problems and situations
  • A working knowledge of national or foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for students of all abilities

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you


  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Benefits including; excellent pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free on-site parking.
  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals
  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A school with its community at heart
  • An exciting programme of staff well-being activities, from football to surfing!
  • Wider career development opportunities to be involved across the Gosforth Group

Further details about the role

About the role

North Gosforth Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding Cover Supervisor to join our team. You will be required to supervise classes during the absence of the class teacher and will be expected to work with and supervise small groups of students under the guidance of senior staff. This will include supporting the work of the Pastoral Team, implementing work programmes, managing student behaviour and assisting students in relevant activities in line with the school’s and Multi Academy Trust’s policies and procedures.

This position requires high levels of energy and enthusiasm. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent assertiveness and interpersonal skills and will work closely with colleagues to provide a consistent approach. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are able to work under their own initiative, be flexible and respond positively to challenging situations. We would welcome applications from anyone who thinks they have the skillset to undertake this exciting and varied role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About North Gosforth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
554 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01912361700

Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust consisting of six schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy, Jesmond Park Academy, Callerton Academy and Great Park Academy) committed to providing a superb education for students from Year 5 through to Year 13. 

North Gosforth Academy is a small secondary school with a strong focus on providing high quality education in a safe, happy and caring environment. Community is at the heart of what we do. Each student is a valued member of the academy and given opportunities which will allow them to thrive as an individual, both academically and in their own personal development.

Students receive a first class education from our team of enthusiastic, dedicated teachers and our pastoral and support staff. We have high expectations of both ourselves and of our students, and we strive to develop their talents and help them succeed. We offer a diverse and broad curriculum with both academic and vocational learning opportunities for all and a subject mix that both engages and inspires. We recognise the value of enrichment opportunities and a holistic approach to student development. We have dedicated timetabled sessions focussed on extra-curricular activities, career opportunities and post-16 progression.

Our aim is that having this rich school experience means that our students leave the academy well equipped to thrive in a busy, challenging, modern world.

We are very proud of what we do at North Gosforth Academy.

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