Cover Supervisor

The Quay School, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4HU

19 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    16 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 34.5 hours per week (8:30am to 4pm Monday-Friday and 8:30am to 1pm on a Friday, Term time only

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,927-£30,094, actual for term time only/part time working £20,688-£24,013 per annum

Cover Supervisor job summary

The Quay School is an OFSTED rated Outstanding, National Teaching School Hub and a progressive educational establishment that supports young people through difficult times in their lives. Our different sites provide for very different needs, and we are currently looking to employ a Cover Supervisor.

The Cover Supervisor will be expected to supervise whole classes, individuals, or small groups of students, during the short-term absence of teachers. They will need to be able to assist students with their work, respond to questions, demonstrate excellent classroom behavior management skills and be able to work independently and as part of the wider school team.

The Cover Supervisor will assist Teachers, and other relevant staff in supporting pupils with emotional and behavioral difficulties who are excluded / disaffected from school or who are unable to attend school due to illness or other difficulties.

The Quay School offers a great deal of CPD opportunities. We take great care to recruit the very best people so that the services we provide are first class. We believe that the best work gets done in an environment that's enjoyable and which values, supports and encourages the development of its employees.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Shares our vision of “Learning together in pursuit of happiness” and applies that to all they do in their work.

  • Is a highly motivated professional who can form positive relationships with students and parents.

  • Is flexible, and passionate about helping young people reach their full potential, and able to use their own initiative to engage with them.

  • Can demonstrate previous successful work within an educational setting or similar, preferably with students with additional needs.

  • Has at least GCSE level English and Maths in order to ensure they are able to adequately support students in class.

  • Alongside teaching staff, is confident in setting, monitoring and reviewing personalised targets that will optimise learning for every student.

  • Can oversee students working on individual programmes and in small groups.

  • Can contribute to school planning and self-evaluation with their grassroots knowledge.

  • Is wanting to develop their skills by participating in professional development programmes

  • Can be flexible at times to meet the needs of the school.

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive support and training package

  • The opportunity to grow and develop in your role and in a School/trust that is growing

  • An inclusive and collaborative leadership team

  • One of the most rewarding careers, changing the lives of the students in our School

  • Local Government Pension Scheme with 22% Employer pension contributions

Delta Education Trust

The Quay School is a part of Delta Education Dorset, a small but growing Trust. As a trust, our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. We put this into practice by ensuring: 

  • High support, high challenge and evidence informed in everything we do.

  • All decisions are made in the best interests of staff, students and families. 

  • We work collaboratively and make team, not individual, decisions. 

  • We acknowledge our mistakes and use them to learn and improve. 

  • We are always open to learning and seeking new ideas. 

We value our staff as much as our students recognising that through their well-being ,and by having a holistic approach to our individualised and therapeutic curriculum, we can meet student needs and ensure their progress towards a life that they can enjoy.

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact Joe Curtis on j.curtis@thequayschool.com to arrange an appointment or discuss the role further.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment. Applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring Service Check and offers are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

Applying for the job

To apply, please email completed applications to HR@deltaeducationtrust.com

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Quay School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

The Quay School is an OFSTED rated Outstanding, National Teaching School Hub and a progressive educational establishment that supports young people through difficult times in their lives.

Our different sites provide for very different needs, and we are currently looking to employ a teacher to work at our Harbourside base. The students at this base have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion from mainstream school and have behaviour, emotional and social issues.

The Quay School offers a great deal of CPD opportunities. We take great care to recruit the very best people so that the services we provide are first class. We believe that the best work gets done in an environment that's enjoyable and which values, supports and encourages the development of its employees.

The successful candidate would become an essential part of the team and the school culture. You will be supported fully by equally passionate staff and in return for your hard work you will be rewarded in the knowledge that you have enabled life changing opportunities for young people whom otherwise might not get this chance. The Quay School is part of Delta Education Dorset, a small but growing Trust.

Arranging a visit to The Quay School

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact Joe Curtis on j.curtis@thequayschool.com to arrange an appointment or discuss the role further.

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