To work under the guidance of teachers and/or members of the school leadership team and within an agreed system of supervision. To support individuals
and groups of pupils to enable access to learning. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular
areas. To supervise whole classes
during the absence of the teacher. The main focus of such cover will be to respond to questions, assist pupils to undertake set activities and stay on task and manage behaviour.
- To register
and record student attendance using Sims Lesson Monitor
- To instruct students regarding the work left by the teacher
- To provide
- To enable orderly entrance and exit of classrooms
- To promote
the inclusion and acceptance of
create a calm and purposeful environment
in which pupils
by the classroom teacher and engender
- To follow
- To report back as appropriate using school’s referral procedures on the behaviours
of pupils during the class and
any issues arising
- To manage resources effectively and ensure classrooms are left tidy and ready for the next lesson
- To collect
it to the
- To liaise with teacher(s) about cover work
- To be
as identified in
- To support pupils in using basic ICT as directed
- Support the
curriculum when supervising classes in
- Be aware
policies and procedures
- Contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school
- Recognise own
a good oversubscribed school (OFSTED 2022) located in Stockport, South of
school is made up of 825 students and 100 staff. St James’ Catholic High School is a thriving Catholic community that places children at the centre of everything we do. The
Diocese of Shrewsbury judged our school to be an “Outstanding” Catholic school.
St James’ is a highly academic performing school:
- Impressive positive progress 8 scores for the previous three years
- In 2022, 84% of students achieved at least a grade 5 in English & Maths while 66% of students achieved a grade 5 in these subjects
- 94 grade 9s and 253 grade 8s in 2022 demonstrating exceptional attainment across
a wide range
- Exceptional results
in open subjects and the humanities
placing us in the top 20% of similar schools
Our school is at the cutting edge of teaching and learning and thrives on providing outstanding opportunities for the young people we serve. All our staff work to provide our young people with the skills, knowledge and
order to achieve their full potential.
Inspired by the example of St James, the purpose of our school is to strive for
keeping our Catholic roots at the centre of everything we do. Our three school values of Family, Faith and Excellence are lived out every single day by staff, students
and all stakeholders.
The reputation of our school is exceptional within Stockport and across the Shrewsbury Diocese for academic excellence, impeccable pupil conduct and for
providing outstanding additional
opportunities for our young people. The result is that our young people develop into
global Catholic citizens who are proud to profess their faith and who make a positive contribution to society.
St James’ Catholic High School is an equal opportunity employer which is “Positive about Disabled People”. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, who meet the person specification for the post
St James’ Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.
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