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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    22 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,583.00 - £33,957.00 Annually (FTE) APT&C Grade 5/6 (scale point 11-20)

Cover Supervisor job summary


Teaching and Learning

Register and actively teach the assigned class or classes to the best of their ability.

Follow the set work as left by the teacher or as directed by the Head of Department

Use a variety of methods and approaches (including differentiation) to match curricular objectives and the range of pupil needs, and ensure equal opportunity for all pupils.

Normally undertake only non-hazardous practical activities, e.g. cut & stick.

Be aware of pupils with SEND, medical conditions, potential behavioural problems and those identified as More Able.

Inform students of any homework set by the absent teacher, if provided.

Have high expectations of the pupils’ behaviour, academic and social abilities, and set clear targets that are both realistic, measurable and which build upon prior knowledge or attainment.

Maintain a high standard of discipline by the use of praise, rewards and sanctions, and thereby create an environment in which pupils feel safe, secure and confident, by using the Schools’ Rewards and sanctions policy.

Collate records of all rewards and incidents of inappropriate behaviour relating to pupils in the class and inform the relevant Head of Department or Head of Year.

Collect all work done during the lesson retaining it until it can be passed on to the class teacher, via the agreed route, upon their return. Also collect in/stock-check and return all equipment and apparatus to their correct location.

Report any problems with the set work to the Head of Department.

Curricular Knowledge and Understanding

Have a good knowledge of any other statutory requirements related to the pupils’ education, safeguarding or welfare.

Support the ongoing developments in Literacy, Numeracy, ICT skills in subject teaching.

Other Responsibilities

To contribute to the development and implementation of the overall ethos, aims and Equal Opportunities Policy of the School.

To carry out any other reasonable duties that may be required by the Senior Leadership Team.

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)
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 Overton Grange School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1239 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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