Cover Supervisor

The Eastbourne Academy, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9RQ

18 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    17 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£20,045 - £21,563 SAT 5

Actual salary

£17,240 - £18,546 pro rata

Cover Supervisor job summary


Term time plus 5 staff development days.

37 hours a week, Monday to Friday

We have an opportunity to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic person, to cover classes across the whole curriculum and age-range in the short term absence of teachers.

As well as covering classes, the cover supervisor implements work programmes for individuals / groups and assists in the whole planning cycle and the management / preparation of resources.

We are looking for someone who is committed to support the learning of our students, to join our team of Cover Supervisors.

This is an ideal opportunity for those of you who may be thinking of teaching as a career, as this will provide experience of a classroom and students.

The successful candidate would need:
• A good standard of basic education;
• An NVQ level 2 in relevant qualification (or equivalent) or equivalent experience;
• Previous experience of working with young people in a similar environment;
• The ability to take charge of a classroom and give clear instructions and guidance to students.

Experience of supervising group work and supporting students with special needs will be an advantage but not essential.

The Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and inclusive learning community were both students and staff thrive. At the heart of our school, are traditional values where every student is expected to Learn, Engage and Respect.

Join us to benefit from:
• Friendly and supportive school environment;
• Be part of a highly successful Trust;
• CPD opportunities;
• Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
• Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
• Ride to Work Scheme;
• Eye test reimbursement;
• Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Mr Moore for an informal discussion. and 01323 514900 X318

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs Hopkins, Headteacher’s PA and HR Liaison or by post to The Eastbourne Academy, Brodrick Road, Eastbourne East Sussex BN22 9RQ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 18th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

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About The Eastbourne Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
788 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01323 514900

Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and inclusive learning community, where both students thrive. At the heart of our school, are traditional values, where every student is expected to Learn, Engage and Respect.

To achieve this, we have an outstanding student leadership programme which gives exceptional opportunities for students to develop the skills and qualities they will need to succeed in their future lives and careers.

Every student is encouraged and expected to take responsibility for using our amazing 21st Century facilities and resources to be the best they can be.

We believe that learning is our core priority. We recognise that continually striving to improve the quality of teaching and learning is key to securing high levels of achievement for all. We aim to foster each student’s unique strengths and talents whilst meeting their needs and raising their academic and social aspirations. Students of all abilities will be given every opportunity to learn in order to achieve their full potential.

The student leadership at The Academy is unique and very strong, providing many opportunities for our students to become involved and have their voice heard.

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