25 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 August 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Permanent 37 hours per week Term time including 2 training days

Contract type


Pay scale

Band E £24,294 - £25,979 (£21,117- £22,581 Pro Rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sir Thomas Wharton Academy for an exceptional Cover Supervisorto work with an experienced and highly motivated team of professionals.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our cover team. The successful candidate will provide short term cover across all subjects and work in partnership with teaching staff in the planning, development and implementation of activities that support our existing curriculum.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organisational skills and will be committed to securing student learning and progress in and across the curriculum. We welcome applications from graduates or non-graduates with an aspiration to teach or work within education.

Sir Thomas Wharton Academy already has a strong team of professionals delivering high quality learning in and out of the classroom who work together to achieve our Academy vision ‘to deliver exceptional learning experiences that enable all young people to thrive in a competitive world and lead successful and fulfilling lives’. If you feel you would like to be a part of that team and could make a valuable contribution to driving standards and performance to the next level, we would like to hear from you.

A visit to the Academy, so you can meet the Principal and key Middle and Senior Leaders is warmly welcomed, to enable you to discuss the post in more detail.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be committed to Maltby Learning Trust's Vision and Values and the Academy's Key Drivers.
  • be a driven, proactive, and positive individual with an unwavering commitment to continuously improving their own standards.
  • have a true growth mindset, exceptional work ethic and a sense of humour.
  • have the ability to inspire and enthuse students
  • be confident, approachable, firm and fair
  • be committed to raising standards for all
  • have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas
  • be an excellent professional with high expectations of all learners and staff within the team.
  • have the knowledge and experience of the context in which Sir Thomas Wharton Academy operates.

Maltby Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post involves working with children and therefore, if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

For further information please contact: Mrs Nichola Winder, PA to the Principal at n.winder@stwacademy.com.

The 'Application Form', 'Role Description' and 'Person Specification' can be accessed from this link: Maltby Learning Trust - careers

Closing Date: Monday 12 August 2024 at 9:00 am

Interview Date: Thursday 15 August 2024

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • excellent career development opportunities and access to a comprehensive programme of personalised ‘Professional Learning and Development’ (PLD) at leadership level.
  • an excellent induction programme with dynamic, driven and supportive staff, including mentoring and support from an experienced leadership team.
  • mentoring and support from an experienced team.
  • the potential to work across the age and ability range
  • dedicated office space which inspires outstanding performance.
  • an opportunity to work collaboratively within a multi academy Trust.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Sir Thomas Wharton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1101 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Sir Thomas Wharton Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.winder@stwacademy.com.

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