47 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Support Staff Level 4/7 - 4/11 - £26,116 pro rata

Cover Supervisor job summary

Scope of the job

Works independently within a classroom, ensuring student behaviour is acceptable and work progressed in the absence of the teacher.

Working with children/young people can be particularly emotionally demanding.

Will cover lessons without teacher support.

Needs to have sufficient authority to control the class.

Will have a full timetable of up to 25 allocated periods of cover, intervention support or administration.

Job Accountabilities

Be punctual to lessons and fully prepared.

Ensure that classes enter and exit in an orderly fashion, taking appropriate action within the school’s behaviour policy.

Complete registration in line with the school’s procedure using lesson monitor.

Instruct students about the work set by the teacher, ensuring understanding of tasks set.

Provide necessary resources for activities set and clarify instructions, to ensure that students are able to progress work set.

Manage the behaviour of students whilst in the classroom within the school’s behaviour policy, referring students on in appropriate circumstances.

Monitor students to ensure they are on task and completing work set at an appropriate pace.

Monitor students to ensure they are working in a safe way.

Collect and return work to teacher as required.

Ensure classrooms are left in an acceptable condition for next lesson.

Report to assigned teacher any issues arising from the lesson.

Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policy.

Support teaching staff in designated lessons as directed by them, working with groups of students or individuals as required.

Provide administrative support across the school, such as filing and photocopying, as required.

Support the learning needs of individual students when required.

Perform duties in line with Health & Safety rules and to take remedial action where hazards are identified. Where hazards are serious report to line manager immediately.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Windsor Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
810 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

Windsor Girls' School is part of a 3 tier system in Windsor, taking students for Years 9 - 13.

We have boys on site for Years 12/13 as we share a timetable for some subjects with Windsor Boys School.

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