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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: This is a term time role.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22,183 - £23,893

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking to work in a vibrant school community?

We are looking for a reliable and motivational individual who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and has the natural ability to connect with our students to join our fantastic team of Cover Teachers.

With a flexible approach to working, the successful candidate will be able to create a calm and purposeful class environment and provide support to a variety of staff and students.

You will be an integral part of a friendly and committed team of staff. In this key position, your primary duties will be to supervise a group of students during the short-term absence of their regular teacher to ensure that the work set is understood and completed, whilst maintaining the good behaviour of the students, keeping them on task, responding to questions, and generally assisting students to undertake and engage in the set learning activities.

Prior experience of working in a school would be an advantage but not essential. We provide support and training, including behaviour management skills and there will be opportunities to observe good practice of both classroom teachers and other cover teachers in order to develop good practitioner skills.

In addition to cover supervision, you will be expected to cover some additional duties.

This post would be ideal for an ECT or an aspiring teacher as this role will provide you with first-hand experience of working in a school setting.

What the school offers its staff

Working at The Burgate School and Sixth Form is stimulating, challenging and fun. Life here is always varied, never dull and infinitely interesting because of our enthusiastic students, who really enjoy being at school.

With our term time contracts, we offer an excellent work life balance, a commitment to training and development and a friendly and supportive working environment. To find out more about us, visit our websitehttps://www.theburgate.com/to get a flavour of our school.

You will also benefit from:

  • A supportive school community with friendly colleagues.
  • A commitment to professional development to support your individual career.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme.
  • A school with fantastic grounds on the edge of the New Forest.

This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. We believe our school is an exceptional place to work, where students and staff share collective values in a happy and successful environment. Every member of our staff team matters, and creativity and innovation are embraced and developed. Our students are a pleasure to work with and we encourage you to come and see this for yourself.

You are advised to submit your applications as soon as possible as, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria, or a suitable candidate is found. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Burgate School & Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Any offer of a post will be conditional subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check as well as all other relevant safeguarding/pre-employment checks including the receipt of satisfactory references and medical clearance.

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About The Burgate School and Sixth Form

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1072 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01425 652039

The Burgate School and Sixth Form converted to a Single Academy Trust in May 2011. We are a popular, Hampshire school, situated in expansive grounds on the outskirts of Fordingbridge in Hampshire, providing high quality comprehensive education for children aged between 11 and 18. We enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community for our high standards.

We offer a broad curriculum covering a wide range of subjects at GCSE and A Level which are delivered by a highly qualified and caring team of professional teachers and support staff who are committed to offering the highest quality of education to the students alongside a creative approach to learning that inspires curiosity, builds collaboration, helps develop resilience and encourages flexibility of thought.

Our school vision is that we want every child to enjoy their learning and feel valued for who they are. We believe that Every Burgate Child Matters and we recognise all of our students as individuals, encouraging each to reach their full potential. We have high aspirations for every student and are committed to raising standards of achievement and nurturing a culture of high expectations to drive success for each student in a safe, supportive and friendly environment. We want to support our students in becoming independent learners, as well as confident and responsible young people thereby achieving our motto of Learning for Life.

Arranging a visit to The Burgate School and Sixth Form

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk.

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