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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week. Term time + 2 staff days

Contract type


Pay scale

Band F

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ability to work effectively within a team environment, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities.

Ability to build effective working relationships with all students, parents/carers and colleagues.

Ability to manage a classroom.

Numeracy, Literacy and ICT skills.

Exceptional Excel skills

Ability to provide basic clerical and administrative support as required e.g. student record keeping, Microsoft Office.

Ability to respond and use initiative in and out of classroom setting.

Educated to at least GCSE level.

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Experience of working with and/or caring for children (within specified age range).

Above within an educational setting.

Must be able to demonstrate all of the following:

Ability to understand, build and maintain successful relationships with students and colleagues, treat them consistently, with respect and consideration, and demonstrate concern for their development as learners.

An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English

Willingness to participate in relevant training and development opportunities.

Full driving licence.

Flexibility in working hours.

Willingness to train to drive the school’s minibus.

Willingness to take part in extra-curricular activities.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer our staff

Our staff are our most important asset and their well-being is of utmost importance to us. All our staff, at every stage of their careers, have access to expert support and training. We offer:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Supportive Leadership Team
  • ‘TLC’ sessions investing in personal development for all colleagues
  • Access to formal qualifications for career progression, e.g. NPQs, apprenticeships
  • Teachers’ Pension/Local government pension schemes and recognised continuous service
  • Free flu vaccine
  • Discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers
  • Staff ‘Golden Ticket’ leave of absence scheme
  • Staff get together at the end of term
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme offering advice to you and your family around legal, financial, health as well as free counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme

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 Cowley International College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1463 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01744 678030

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobapps@cowleysthelens.org.uk.

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