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  • Start date details

    Jan 2024 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available


Cover Supervisor

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194.00 - £29,439.00 Annually (FTE) Term Time Only - Pro Rata £18,135 - £23,018

Cover Supervisor job summary

If you’re looking for a fast paced working environment where every day is different, then this is certainly the job for you. As part of our commitment to help students achieve the best possible results, we are looking for a committed, hard-working and enthusiastic individual to be part of an existing team of Cover Supervisors.

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide supervision of our pupils and their work during periods of short term teacher absence.  The successful candidate will take sole charge of groups of children to deliver lessons as set by the teacher, ensure that students are on task and complete the work set.  An ability to manage the behaviour in the classroom to ensure a constructive learning environment is a must and support and training in this area will be provided.   The post-holder will work closely with teaching staff across a wide range of subject areas across the curriculum.   We are looking for applications from adaptable, organised individuals with strong literacy and numeracy skills.  

You will already have experience of working in a Secondary School and may be looking for a new challenge. You will be confident and assertive individual with strong Behaviour management skills to ensure a constructive classroom learning environment, as well as a talent for inspiring and encouraging others.

Your Duties will include supervising students during short term absences supervising KS3, 4 & 5 classes in carrying out a pre-prepared work. It will also involve working as a Form Tutor or an attached member of a Pastoral team; liaising with teaching staff to discuss work set during staff absence, organising the return of completed work and supporting attached Faculties and departments.

You must also be ICT competent and have GCSE’s grade C/4 or above in Math and English.

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming and positive school with children who are respectful and willing to learn
  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their potential, irrespective of their ability
  • A supportive and forward thinking Leadership team, consisting of ‘Leaders that know their school very well’ Ofsted 2020.
  • A dynamic, dedicated and hard-working team of teachers and support staff who want the best for children
  • Confident, friendly and aspirational children who are willing to learn
  • A commitment to your continued professional development and wellbeing
  • Be part of the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, access to wellbeing advice, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users.
  • On site parking 

NB - CVs will not be accepted 

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Washwood Heath Academy as a Cover Supervisor

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Washwood Heath Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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About Washwood Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1745 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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