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  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Scale 4, point 7 - 11

What skills and experience we're looking for

Specific responsibilities for this post:

  • Supervise students undertaking work which has been set in accordance with the college policy;
  • Manage student behaviour and deal promptly with conflict and incidents in line and deal with any immediate problems or emergencies, in the absence of the teacher, according to the college’s policies and procedures;
  • Return the work completed by students to the appropriate teacher and feedback on any behavioural or other issues, using the college’s agreed referral procedures;
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ responses to learning activities through observation and recording of achievement and provide feedback/reports as required;
  • Use ICT effectively to support learning activities and develop students’ competence and independence in its use;
  • Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers as agreed with the teacher;
  • Undertake activities as directed by the teacher, with whole classes, individuals or small groups of students;
  • Be responsible for the organisation, classroom maintenance, setting out, clearing away and care of resources to create a purposeful and attractive learning environment;
  • Demonstrate creativity in assisting with the practical resourcing of the classroom;
  • Support students by responding to their individual needs and promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students in the classroom;
  • Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement;
  • Follow the college policy documents and schemes of work and keep updated with college documentation;
  • Support teachers in selecting and preparing teaching resources that meet students’ needs and interests;
  • Under the teacher’s overall control, accept shared responsibility for the creation of a safe environment for students within and outside the classroom and comply with the appropriate policies and procedures, report all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Under the supervision of the Principal or other designated teachers, to invigilate internal and external examinations;
  • Administer tests;
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings and participate in training and other learning activities, as required;
  • Participate in and support the performance management policy;
  • To liaise with SENCO regarding additional support, when no cover is required;

What the school offers its staff

When you join Team UCC you are becoming part of a community that values people. We have a strong team ethic and a friendly, supportive working environment.

We offer benefits such as:

  • A culture based on our core values of Kindness, Respect and Honesty
  • High quality training and career development opportunities
  • 'Personal Improvement Planning' instead of 'Performance Management'
  • On Site Parking
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides a range of support including counselling and legal advice.
  • Free annual flu jabs

Commitment to safeguarding

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all posts are subject to DBS checks. In the interests of safer recruitment, the Trust may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants in compliance with the guidance set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). Any relevant information found with regards to a candidate’s suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview.

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About Uppingham Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
915 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01572 823631

Our core values as a school are: Respect, Honesty and Kindness. Everything we do is based upon these simple principles. Our students consistently achieve excellent GCSE outcomes and we are very proud of our holistic approach to developing respectful and responsible young people who are ready for life in our ever changing world.

Arranging a visit to Uppingham Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@ucc.rutland.sch.uk.

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