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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 May 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 32.5 hours term time only. Part time Part time considered

Contract type


Actual salary

£16,740 to £18,003 for 32.5 hours

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • GCSEs, with good grades in Maths and English (C/4 or better) or an equivalent qualification
  • Educated to degree standard
  • knowledge of effective behaviour management
  • Experience of working within a similar role or education setting
  • An awareness of the school curriculum
  • Implementing solutions and Problem solving
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Must be well organised
  • Must be well presented
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a positive, professional attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Willingness to learn new skills and in tackling the variety of tasks arising in a school environment
  • Committed to professional development and training
  • Be able to communicate effectively and with both children/young people and adults at all levels in the organisation
  • Ability to develop good relations with staff and pupils and the wider school community

What the school offers its staff

  • A hard working and committed team of colleagues
  • Beautiful, historic school location, with a good range of shops, bars and cafes within a short walk
  • Regular programmes of professional development to Teacher Development Trust Gold Standard
  • Support for and commitment to your future training and development needs
  • On-site free car parking
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Annual free flu vaccination
  • 24/7 employee assistance wellbeing scheme

Further details about the role

Are you thinking a teaching career and want to get some experience before you start your training? Are you a retired or supply teacher looking to return to the classroom without the planning and preparation?

Ideally, we are looking for candidates to work Monday to Friday but we would consider a number of part time workers to add to our team - so if you want only a few days per week please apply as we may be able to accommodate this in the team.

Cover Supervisors support and assist in the education of our students, the role is essential as it ensures the continued education of students in the absence of their teacher.

We can offer start dates as soon as possible or for a September 2023 start.

Candidates should have the confidence to handle immediate issues as well as fielding students’ questions. Ideally, you will have experience of creating an environment in the classroom that enhances learning.

Applicants should have a good general education and be interested in working within a secondary education setting. Experience is not essential, as full training will be given. Please see our recruitment pack for further details about the job and the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and our recruitment process will reflect our desire to undertake all possible measures to achieve this.

The Henry Box School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have enhanced DBS clearance and will need to undertake the DBS check with our organisation. Other relevant pre-employment checks will also be carried out including references from present and previous employers, a confidential health check and internet/social media checks.

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About The Henry Box School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1060 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01993 848166

The Henry Box School is a successful 11-18 comprehensive secondary school, on a historic site in Witney, Oxfordshire.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@millacademy.co.uk.

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