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  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Bank / Ad hoc basis. Term-time only.

Contract type


Actual salary

£12.97 per hour

Additional allowances

Annual retainer of £500, which is paid monthly in 12 equal monthly instalments, for which EVAs are expected to complete an average of at least 6 duties each half term period, which includes attendance at two mandatory training days each yea

What skills and experience we're looking for

Educational Visits Assistants (EVAs) are employed on a flexible contract at mutually agreed times, to support College extra-curricular activities including sports fixtures, trips and educational visits.

Working for the trip leader, they are employed to drive the College minibus/car and/or supervise students during the trip/visit. EVAs may also be asked to drive boarders to and from airports/stations at the start and end of terms.

EVAs will receive notification of tasks by email/telephone call from the Cover Coordinator in advance at which point the EVA will have the opportunity to accept or decline.

EVAs are paid a small retainer each month and are expected to complete an average of at least 6 duties, which included attendance at mandatory training, each half term period.

EVA are also expected to be available during the College Enrichment Week each year (which is usually the same week as the Royal Norfolk Show).

The qualifications and experience required of an EVA are:

  • Have a clean driving licence (no fines, fixed penalties or convictions) and be licensed to drive a minibus;
  • Previous experience of work with youth groups or in schools would be desirable;
  • A good level of literacy and numeracy;
  • Be familiar with using Information and Communications Technology.

What the school offers its staff

The College is focused on providing outstanding quality to their students and staff not only in education but also through its provision of exceptional facilities and accommodation on site across its 83-acre campus.All College staff enjoy a number of non-contractual benefits, including:

  • Free refreshments and midday meals during term-time
  • Free on-site car parking
  • A generous pension as part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Discounts, reward cards & promo codes via our staff benefits platform
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme, at no cost to you.

Commitment to safeguarding

The post-holder will be required to comply with the Wymondham College Code of Conduct for Staff and Volunteers. Wymondham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Wymondham College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1424 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Wymondham College is a member of the Sapientia Education Trust (SET). SET is an expanding multi-academy trust with 10 primary and 7 secondary schools. Wymondham College has over 400 staff dedicated to supporting World Class education. The College currently is one of the top State Schools in the Country and is recognised as one of the highest performing State Schools in the East of England, this is backed up by its most recent Ofsted review which rated the College as outstanding in both Education and Boarding inspections.

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