This job expired on 7 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
32 hours x 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,903 - £22,183 to be paid pro rata
Actual salary
£15,348 - £16,288 per annum

Job summary


32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year Grade F
£20,903 - £22,183 per annum, to be paid pro rata
(actual salary £15,348 - £16,288 per annum under 5 years’ service)

We are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to support the progress of our students, starting as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be skilled and experienced in working with young people. The primary role will involve managing and supervising the learning of students during the absence of the class teacher. Other duties may include small group intervention and mentoring, supporting in our Pastoral Behaviour Support Centre, scribing for students taking examinations and accompanying students on educational visits.

The role is a superb opportunity for anyone wishing to gain further experience in a school environment as part of their career development, and offers invaluable experience for anyone wishing to go on and study for a PGCE.

A commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best, and a shared belief in our inclusive ethos is expected of all staff.

Our school is a fully comprehensive single Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18, with approximately 1200 students on roll. We are a school for our community and strongly believe in the potential of every young person.

As an employer we are committed to offering equal opportunities to all. We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented in our school. All appointments will be made on merit and take account of the skills and experiences required for the role.

Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Thursday 7th October 2021
Interviews will be held week beginning 11th October 2021

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website,

CVs will not be considered.

The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1136 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01225 711158

About The John of Gaunt School

The John of Gaunt School is large and dynamic school with approximately 1200 students on roll. We are a single Academy and actively promote collaboration with our feeder primary schools through the Trowbridge Schools’ Social Enterprise - Collaborative Schools Ltd and the West Wiltshire Alliance; a partnership of 8 secondary schools and Wiltshire College. Our school roll is rising significantly each year and our reputation has accelerated over the last two years. We are now at the forefront educational practice and we are delighted that our recent changes are accelerating the progress of our students.

Arranging a visit to The John of Gaunt School

Please ring Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158

School location

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH

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