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  • Start date details

    ASAP - 1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 point 9 – 22, £25,119 - £31,364 FTE

Cover Supervsior job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Experienced Cover Supervisor. The ideal candidate will already possess the knowledge and experience to make this role Successful and be able to provide the best support for our students.

Core Purpose:

To cover the delivery of lessons across all faculties in the absence of teaching staff. Reporting to the Curriculum Officer, the jobholder is responsible for supervising whole classes in the absence of teaching staff, delivering work set by the teacher, promoting students’ engagement and developing students’ attitudes to learning.

Responsibilities for all staff:

  • Promote the values and aims of the school.
  • Follow all relevant school policies.
  • To be aware of, and assume the appropriate level of responsibility for, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to report any concerns in accordance with the school’s safeguarding policies.
  • Create and maintain effective partnerships with parents and carers.
  • Treat students, parents, and colleagues fairly, equitably and with dignity and respect.
  • To comply with the school’s Health & Safety policy and statutory requirements

Specific responsibilities of this role:

  • In the absence of teaching staff, supervise whole classes, delivering work set by the teacher, promoting students’ engagement and developing students’ attitudes to learning
  • Supporting identified student groups with the provision of learning support to progress their level of achievement
  • Deliver out-of-school clubs/intervention/revision classes.
  • Working with linked-Faculty team to lead interventions with student groups to quickly close any attainment and/or progress gaps
  • To encourage pupils to interact and work cooperatively with each other in activities
  • To collect completed work after the lesson and return it to the appropriate teacher
  • To report to the Head of Faculty or the appropriate person regarding any issues arising in the lesson
  • Using a range of mentoring and coaching techniques to support students in achieving their targets.
  • Using a range of effective strategies to manage behaviour and support learning.
  • To undertake appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management
  • Create and maintain an effective partnership with parents and carers to support and improve young people’s achievement and personal development.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with duties as appropriate.
  • Responsible for student behaviour and welfare in public places during break, lunch, change of lesson, beginning and end of school day as directed.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities, willingness to develop additional skills and expertise.
  • Keep up to date with current educational developments and legislation affecting your area of responsibility.
  • Contribute to school development through identified communication and consultation channels.
  • Treat students, parents and colleagues fairly, equitably and with dignity and respect
  • To respect the confidential nature of information relating to the school, students and customers
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all.
  • Develop constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals.
  • Be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to report any concerns in accordance with the school’s safeguarding policy.
  • To comply with the school’s Health and Safety policy and statutory requirements
  • To undertake any other duties not detailed above commensurate with the level of the post.

We welcome visitors to the school. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit.

Interviews will be held on either Wednesday 3rd July 2024 or Thursday 4th July 2024.

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 Moseley School and Sixth Form

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1454 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The staff at Moseley School and Sixth Form are a passionate team of professionals. Our purpose is to inspire excellence in character and scholarship. The students and their families have bought into this vision. Together we form a friendly and dedicated community.

Moseley School and Sixth Form is a large comprehensive secondary school with a thriving sixth form. Moseley School first opened its doors in 1923. We value our long history whilst being excited about our future. There are 1300 students, 150 teaching and support staff, excellent facilities housed in a grade two listed building, a modern building which opened in 2012 and a recently completed sports complex and extensive grounds. Staff enjoy subsidised healthcare options and access to our on-site gym.

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