This job expired on 14 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Cover Supervisor

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,006.23 - £22,497.66 Annually (Actual) 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Cover Supervisor job summary

Ormiston Horizon Academy is seeking a Cover Supervisor with the ability to cover a wide range of lessons.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the confidence to manage a class of mixed ability pupils and the ability to keep students focused and on task. They will be capable of following the academies' policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those relating to classroom routines, the behaviour system and safeguarding.

Experience in a Cover Supervisor role is desirable but not required, as is experience working within an educational setting or with young people.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade A-C (or equivalent) and will have the ability to build positive, professional relationships with young people.

The Cover Supervisor role is 5 days / 32.5 hours per week (see attachment for working hours), 39 weeks per year (term time + inset days).

This is a fixed term, one year contract.

Please refer to the documentation attached for additional information.

Please note: we reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive sufficient, high quality applications.


About Ormiston Horizon Academy

An ambitious school at the heart of our community.

At OHA, our students, staff, families, and governors work together to ensure we provide a first-class education for all our learners. Our vision is simple, and all of our stakeholders work tirelessly to achieve it: At OHA, we provide an inspirational and ambitious learning journey to enable all our students to achieve beyond their Horizons…

Working at Ormiston Horizon Academy provides you with opportunities to shape the lives of really amazing young people, all the while progressing your own career and gaining job satisfaction.

Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a MAT of 43 primary and secondary academies. The Trust’s vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social, and practical skills required to achieve their full potential. OAT support all staff so that they can enhance and develop their professional skills whatever their role within the trust.


Ormiston Horizon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

At OHA, we take our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students seriously. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.

All staff are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect.

Through our ethos and curriculum, we promote a common sense of identity and support diversity showing our students how different communities can be united by common experiences and values.

Strict adherence to the Safeguarding Policy is mandatory for all staff, governors, visitors and volunteers in the academy and is not subject to individual discretion.

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About Ormiston Horizon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1053 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

An ambitious school at the heart of our community

Ormiston Horizon Academy is a special place for our students, staff and wider community. We continuously strive to provide the highest possible quality of education for the young people we work with.

Our students are an exceptional group of talented individuals who thrive on the range of experiences that they are offered at OHA. We firmly believe the relationships between teachers, students and parents/carers are key to the success of the academy.

Our core values of: Respect, Resilience and Responsibility permeate around our academy and our wider school community. We are proud of our students and our students are proud of their school.

We have a wonderful team of staff at OHA, who work relentlessly to ensure our students are provided with the best education possible. Our thoroughly planned curriculum, alongside a challenging PSHE programme, supported by a range of enrichment opportunities, allow our students to develop a love of learning and a resilience that prepares for their futures. We encourage positive attitudes and aim to provide an environment in which all students feel known, supported and challenged.

Our outstanding building and expansive site allows us to offer an education with a difference for our students. We are fully committed to ensuring that our Academy continues to be a centre of excellence and innovation for our students, staff and the local community.

We are always open to visitors and would be happy to welcome you into OHA so you can appreciate the special learning atmosphere that exists here. I look forward to working closely with you on the next steps of our journey.

Mr A Fitzgibbon


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