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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,979.00 - £28,770.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Point 11-17 Term Time Only Role

Cover Supervisor job summary

The role involves supervising a variety of classes across the school and delivering cover work to students in their absence of their normal class teacher. During cover lessons your role will be to ensure all students understand the task which has been set and are engaged with learning. Tasks may also need to be created to extend and challenge pupils if they complete the cover work before the end of the lesson.

You will also be expected to manage the behaviour of the class when covering in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy. It will be essential to work with the students to ensure they are getting the most of out of the lesson and to facilitate their learning as much as possible.

Our ideal candidate is a conscientious and dedicated team player, who is happy to work flexibly in a busy school. You will have excellent communication skills and a good command of written and spoken English.

This role provides an opportunity to become involved in education and is an ideal position for someone looking to develop a career in teaching. We would welcome applications from anyone looking to qualify as a teacher in the future and would be willing to support you in achieving this.

We will provide training to support the candidate in this new position.

Our rewards and benefits package include:

  • Membership of local government pension scheme.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential support on a range of issues such as work, wellbeing, money, health, and legal advice.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to Health Shield Health Cash Plan, optional scheme to pay a weekly or monthly premium to claim money back on everyday health care needs such as dentist, optical and physical needs.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

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About Oakbank

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
553 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Oakbank school is a place where every student thrives and in which our values of integrity, collaboration and excellence shine through all that we do. Our students are at the heart of the school, and we are immensely proud of their achievements and of the great opportunities our school has to offer them. We are an ambitious and successful community, where all students are supported, valued, and provided with everything they need to thrive.

We are a truly caring and supportive school community in which every student is accepted and loved and where all students are encouraged to celebrate what makes them unique. We aim to provide the very best environment for success and our consistently high expectations drive Oakbank students to achieve personal excellence in all they do. We are incredibly proud of our wonderful school community.

We have made great strides in recent times to become a highly successful school and we will not rest in our ambition of being the best that we possibly can be.

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