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  • Closing date

    20 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,000.00 Annually (Actual)

Cover Supervisor job summary


Sir John Lawes School



Grade:                       H4 6


Hours:                       32.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8.30am to 3.30pm


Contract:                  Part-time 32.5 hrs per week

Term-time plus 5 days INSET


Actual Salary:          £17,000 per annum including Fringe


These hours are a pre-requisite to meet the needs of the post and unfortunately not negotiable.


Are you interested in becoming a teacher, but lack teaching experience? Or, are you looking for a rewarding career working with young people?


If you wish to become a teacher, Sir John Lawes School has a fantastic opportunity for you to gain classroom experience before you commence your training. We also welcome applications from those who wish to make a difference to our young people’s education.


We are looking for a Cover Supervisor to join our talented support staff team and provide cover for pre-prepared lessons for classes of up to 30 students in the absence of teaching staff. You will also assist Heads of Year in their pastoral role and provide admin support when cover is not required. Training will be available.


To be successful, you will be a supportive, enthusiastic and reliable colleague. Relevant school experience would be an advantage, as well as a basic knowledge of IT programs.


Sir John Lawes is an outstanding school and we offer a stimulating environment with professional development opportunities for all staff. Our status as a teaching school means our cover supervisors are provided with excellent experience and support for those hoping to move into teaching.


Diversity: Scholars’ Education Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We want to attract and retain the very best staff in all areas of the Trust, ensuring our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.


Further details and application forms are available from the HR Team at hr@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk, the Trust website www.scholarseducationtrust.co.uk or on 01727 734424. CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date: Wednesday 20 September 2023, 9am

Interview date: TBC


We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.


Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 Sir John Lawes School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1342 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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