48 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    6 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Full time: 30.5 hours per week, 5 days a week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

SR1 (7—11) £17206—£18,399 (Actual) (£24,294—£25,979 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Cover Supervisors SR1 (7—11) £17206—£18,399 (Actual) (£24,294—£25,979 FTE) (Based on 30.5 hours per week, 5 days a week, 39 weeks per year) . The Duston School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Closing Date: midday, Friday 6th September 2024

The Duston School is looking to appoint Cover Supervisors. This is a varied role within the school, providing learning support for specific curriculum teams, supervising classes for short-term teacher absence, examination invigilation, assisting on school visits and any administrative duties across the school. The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent with experience/skills of working with children. As a school we will support teacher training and would welcome applications from candidates who would like to train to become teachers in the following subject areas: • Maths • Science • PE • History • English • Geography Please contact the school for further details.

What the school offers its staff

The school offers competitive working conditions and packages, including: • Future progression resides at the heart of the school’s ethos • Personalised and bespoke CPD is offered to all staff • Opportunities to attend external CPD courses and visiting other schools are positively encouraged • An enhanced induction programme to support all new staff to the school, with a bespoke package of support for ECT’s. • Westfield Health - Private Health Plan for permanent, salaried employees • On-site car parking • A laptop • A detailed Workload Charters, which sets out the school’s commitment to support all staff with their workload • No emails are sent at weekends nor holidays, we respect as a school the need to rest • Co-planning is a guiding principle upon which our curriculum is built, with the use of workbooks and knowledge organisers across the school • On-site restaurant for staff to use on a daily basis • The lion share of directed meeting time is handed to staff to work on the curriculum • Two faculty away days • 4 traded days (which includes one day off to thank staff for the extra miles that they go) • A priority place for staff children at the school • Face-to-face meetings for all staff with the Principal to discuss your wellbeing, professional development and career aspirations • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme for teaching staff • Membership of the LGPS Pension Scheme for nonteaching staff For support staff • Generous Holiday entitlement, including bank holidays (or pro-rata of) which increases with service Candidates are welcome to visit the school prior to application

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 Duston School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1982 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
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