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  • Start date details

    To be agreed

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time 36 hours 40 minutes. Term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421 - £28,770 (£22,017 - £23,974 pro rata) Pay award pending

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with an interest in supporting and educating children. This role will suit a wide range of people including those who wish to get into teaching or those who have experience of an educational setting.

Key aspects of the role would be to:

  • To supervise and support students through covering lessons or learning activities during the short term absence of their teacher
  • To assist students in the completion of work set and facilitate peer assessment and correction of the work under the direction of a Curriculum Leader
  • To support with ad hoc administrative work in a designated Curriculum area

Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of working with or relating to young people and have a commitment to their education, development, welfare and aspirations with particular focus on language for learning.
  • Ability to successfully deliver pre planned lessons as directed by the classroom teacher/Curriculum Leader
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities in a fast-moving environment.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and administration skills.

In return we offer a generous pension scheme, an extensive employee welfare package and the opportunity to work in a brand new building located in a picturesque location.

What the school offers its staff

  • We each feel that we are valued by and belong to the Saddleworth community.
  • We all work hard and are considerate and courteous towards each other
  • We are respectful, compassionate and kind.
  • We are all encouraged to explore, find, nurture and develop our passion
  • We are ambitious for ourselves and for each other.
  • We have high standards and expectations and strive for excellence.
  • We embrace success and take pride in our own achievements and those of others
  • We develop and encourage a growth mind-set and positive attitudes in ourselves and others
  • We all actively contribute to the Saddleworth community to ensure that it remains a place that we all want to work and to learn.
  • Committed to ongoing CPD
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Techscheme
  • 24 access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gym facilities

Commitment to safeguarding

Saddleworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
In accordance with the recommendations set out in KCSIE the school may carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates.

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About Saddleworth School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1404 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01457 872072

Arranging a visit to Saddleworth School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@saddleworthschool.org.

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