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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    20 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    5 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

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

Cover Supervisor job summary

Oakbank is a school of potential that drives for the betterment for all. The school is committed to a journey of transformation, where staff, students and parents are committed to improving the quality and experience of education for its community. We believe that every child deserves to not only access the full curriculum, but should thrive in their curriculums, developing academically, personally and holistically as a result of passionate and adaptive teaching, resulting in committed learning that secures successful outcomes. Our current phase of school improvement features our entire team, working together at pace to offer greater stability, more innovation and creativity. The aim is for greater consistency for all students, enabling them to manage their learning and themselves more effectively.

Our collective determination to make Oakbank a happier and higher performing school affirms our commitment to our values: integrity, collaboration and excellence. We believe in excellence for our students to give them the opportunities to have choices in their lives, empowering them to choose the future that they desire off the back of hard work. We believe in working together to ensure that our community supports one another and challenges one another to be the ‘best yet’ versions of ourselves, not because we have to improve but because if we do, the potential is endless. And we believe in the fidelity of our vision for students and staff, and strive to retain our moral compass when making decisions, to ensure an open, inclusive and happy community at Oakbank.

About the Role

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.

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.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the recruitment campaign earlier that this date subject to the volume of applications received. We therefore encourage candidates to submit applications as early as possible.

These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exhaustive nor exclusive as the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities commensurate with the grading of the post.

This job description will be supported by the school improvement plan which will identify key distinct tasks and responsibilities for this role in the school year. These will be derived from ongoing school self-evaluation and other local/national priorities. The postholder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the school’s policies and procedures including child protection and safeguarding procedures.

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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