7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 4 Pts 7-12 £20,092 to £22,183 pro rata (£15,093 to £16,663 actual)

Job summary

 Cover Supervisors x 2  Grade 4 Pts 7-12 £20,092 to £22,183 pro rata (£15,093 to £16,663 actual)  
32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year) permanent contract

Required to start 1st September 2021

 We have an exciting opportunity for a well-motivated Cover Supervisors to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher under the guidance of the Cover Manager and teaching staff. The role will include the implementation of work programmes, managing student behaviour and assisting students in relevant activities.  

 The post holder will work across the School to support teachers in the development and delivery of learning. In addition, the post holder will provide general support to the curriculum and be expected to play a full part in the life of the School. 

 The post is an ideal preparation for applicants considering formal teacher training in the future by providing opportunities to lead classes, manage behaviour, work alongside experienced staff and learn the rhythms of School life. 

 The applicant should: 

  • enjoy working with a wide range of young people and adults in a busy learning environment 

  • have excellent organisational skills and be reliable, efficient, flexible and adaptable 

  • have strong literacy, numeracy and ICT skills 

  • have excellent inter-personal skills and can use initiative when necessary 

  • have relevant experience of successfully supporting the learning of young people 

  • want to make a real contribution to the life of this School 

  • be educated to at least Level 3 (A Level/NVQ 3 or equivalent) qualifications or experience 

 Applicants must have a good working knowledge of the whole suite of Microsoft Office software and be comfortable using Word and Excel extensively. We use SIMS as our main management information software and whilst familiarity with this piece of software is not essential the successful candidate must be able to learn quickly as they will use this central source of management information on a daily basis. 

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. All applicants are required to read the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy incorporating Self-Harm and Online Safety.  

 Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be accepted. CVs will not be considered For further details please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk                                             Closing date: Tuesday 29th June 2021 – 12 noon Interview date: Wednesday 7th July 2021 

Additional allowances

At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to 24/7 virtual GP surgery. 

Applying for the job

We can only accept applications on the Sheffield LA application form.

Please download one from the advert, visit www.kes.sheffield.sch.uk/vacancies or email recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk to request one.

Thank you.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1739 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0114 229 6560

About King Edward VII School

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to work at both sites. 

Arranging a visit to King Edward VII School

Please contact Tom Hall on 0114 229 65 60 or email recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk

School location

Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW

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