16 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Cover Supervisor

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,336.60 - £24,728.83 per annum according to experience

Cover Supervisor job summary

Cover Supervisor

Thinking about teaching?

£21,336.60 - £24,728.83 per annum according to experience

(Based on working 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team of Cover Supervisors and to facilitate the highest possible standards of learning and achievement for our students, starting as soon as possible.

Our Cover Supervisors deliver pre-prepared work to classes of students in the absence of the class teacher, and are responsible for managing the learning and behaviour of the students in their care. Cover Supervisors also fulfil other supervisory and administrative duties, including providing in-class support.

The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly around the school, will enjoy working with young people and have an adaptable and calm manner. An excellent sense of humour is essential along with effective organisation, communication and management skills.

The successful candidate will:

  • be passionate and enthusiastic about young people's education
  • have a very good level of literacy and numeracy
  • have experience of working with and motivating young people
  • be driven to learn and develop their own skills
  • be very well organised and efficient
  • have high expectations of student’s behaviour and attainment
  • be flexible
  • be open to advice, feedback and guidance from colleagues

This is a unique opportunity to take on an important role in a forward thinking school and to work with committed and collaborative staff. There may be an opportunity for us to support and train an outstanding candidate, who has a 2:2 degree or better, to become a good teacher.

Please go to www.radcliffeschool.org.uk/vacancies for more information about the post and an application form. The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 4 June 2024.

The Radcliffe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Radcliffe School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1223 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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