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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor
  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Term time: 36 hours per week, term time only.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£35,577 - £36,567 (actual salary £31,392.47 - £32,266.03)

Pay scale

SO1 points 23-25

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Cover Supervisor with a pastoral support focus to start at George Mitchell School in September 2024. If you are a highly committed, motivated and passionate educator who can lead by example, this is a unique opportunity to take a proactive role in our journey to becoming an outstanding school.

What the school offers its staff

George Mitchell School is aspiring to be an outstanding school, and we welcome colleagues who want to join us, and our students, on that journey. Behaviour for Learning is very good, and there is an enthusiastic emphasis on good outcomes for our students who hail from a richly diverse area, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. This, along with our brand new buildings and large outside spaces make George Mitchell a fantastic place to work.

We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Each child at George Mitchell is special and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed.

We are committed to the task of continuing to raise standards and have a comprehensive induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities. Benefiting from a P8 score above +.5 for the past three years reflects our ambition of providing the best possible education to all.

George Mitchell is committed to supporting the well-being of our staff, offering:

  • Non-meetings weeks throughout the year to support with reducing workload
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • New catering facility with a variety of healthy meals discounted for staff
  • Personalised CPD programme
  • Team building whole staff sessions
  • An appraisal system offering opportunities to develop your own career progression

Why work in Waltham Forest?

Waltham forest is a diverse East London borough with excellent commuting links, served by the London Overground, Central, Victoria and Greater Anglia lines. School staff employed by the London Borough of Waltham Forest are eligible for a number of benefits, to include:

-Discounted membership to Feel Good Centres

-Workplace Options - Employee Assistance providers

-Cycle to Work Scheme and Eye Tests

Why work at George Mitchell?

George Mitchell is within walking distance from Leyton underground and Leyton Midland station.

We are an all through school which creates the unique opportunity to work across phases which is great for professional development. We are a small school with 4 form entry at secondary and 2 form entry at primary. The size of each year group means that staff get to know individual students and their families really well and form excellent relationships. The school has a community feel built on excellent relationships between all staff. Staff turnover is low and wellbeing good.

Our students benefit from new buildings and improved facilities. We have a vast number of computers, interactive whiteboards in every classroom and banks of laptops that are available for student use.

Our focus is on ensuring that every child gets the very best education possible. Our reputation is dependent on the happiness and achievements of all our pupils, which is reflected in our school

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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About George Mitchell School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1003 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
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Arranging a visit to George Mitchell School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helena.culliney@georgemitchellschool.co.uk.

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