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  • Start date details

    October 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,707.00 - £25,982.00 Annually (Actual) Actual Starting Salary Approximately £18,567.62

Cover Supervisor (PAR125BC) job summary

Cover Supervisor

Parkland Primary School

32.5 hours a week, 39 weeks per year

Grade 7 Point 11-14

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and driven cover supervisor to provide cover across and to contribute to high quality teaching and learning in order to help pupils achieve their full potential.


You will be involved in:  

Covering classes and teaching identified groups as directed by phase leader/ class teacher. 

Supporting students to engage with the work provided, including providing support where necessary with literacy, numeracy and organisational skills.  

Delivering interventions to support EAL pupils to ensure they can access education within class and provide support including visuals.

Providing intervention sessions as directed. 



We are looking for someone who has:  
NVQ3 or equivalent, or equivalent level of experience. 

Previous experience working in a school setting. 

Knowledge of child protection, safeguarding and health and safety procedures.

Confidence in teaching and managing a class in the absence of the class teacher.

Patience and resilience with the ability to maintain a positive outlook to overcome barriers.

Experience of EAL. ( desirable)






Please refer to the documents attached for a full job description and person specification, and to assist you in your application. 


In return, we can give you the opportunity to: 

  • Receive training to support your career development.
  • Play a part in continuing to develop our school.
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children.
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Academy Trust.
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant and exciting school.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Talk to us about flexible working.


 What We Offer:  
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school. 
  • CPD development both within school and through DSAT networks and wider external partnership working.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Access to employee assistance programme.   
  • Talk to us about flexible working.


Why Choose Us: 
It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.
Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.      

Safeguarding Statement:
We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

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 Parkland Primary School South Wigston

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
567 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Parkland Primary school is a large primary school, with 506 children aged 4 to 11. It is also a pretty happy place with children who on the whole are willing to learn, friendly and easy-going. Our intake is mixed in socio-economic terms with nearly a quarter of the children on free meals. Parents are supportive regular volunteer helpers in school.

Staff range from very experienced to NQTs, with a generous allocation of support staff including HLTAs, a nursery nurse, teaching assistants and an ICT technician.

Premises are modern with open-plan areas for younger children and closed rooms for older ones. We have good resources and excellent facilities including an ICT suite, field, studio, resource room, and separate Year 6 building. We share a campus with South Wigston High School. A state-of-the-art sports centre has been built at the High School with community access and timetabled slots for our school's use.

Our school is part of the Discovery Schools Academies Trust. Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

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