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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    3 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,166.00 Annually (Actual) L5 - from £14.41 per hour

Lead Cover Supervisor job summary

Lead Cover Supervisor

Location: Challney High School for Boys

Contract Type: Permanent, Term time plus five training days

Hours of work: 37 hours per week. The working day will start at 7:30am and finish at 3:30pm, finishing at 3:00pm one day a week.

Salary: L5 - Actual salary from £24,166 per annum

Closing date: 9am on Friday 19th April 2024

Over view of the job

To facilitate and encourage learning which enables pupils to achieve the highest possible standards: to share and support the corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all pupils.

Purpose of the post

To supervise classes during the short and medium term absence of the class teacher under the guidance of teaching/senior staff.

Organise all aspects of the administration of cover including acting upon messages from absent staff; writing and distributing the cover rota for the day each morning; recording reasons for absence; ensuring that this information is shared.

Organise the lunchtime duty rota, ensuring staff are in attendance.

SIMS knowledge would be an advantage, but training will be given.

If you have an unwavering commitment to safeguarding young people, high levels of personal resilience and thrive in an environment where no two days are the same, then we want to hear from you.

Full training, support and induction will be provided.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

We are unable to accept CVs.

We thank you for your interest in this role. For further information, please contact Laura Miller, Personnel Administrator, via email lmiller@challneyboys.co.uk.

We offer a range of employee benefits:

  • A comprehensive induction programme and a supportive working environment including access to Teaching School Hubs and Initial Teacher Training
  • Exceptional CPD and development / promotional opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • Diverse workplace

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 19th April 2024.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 22nd April 2024.

Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply. Please note this vacancy will close when an appointment has been made and without further notice.

Visit our website: www.challneyboys.co.uk

Follow us on X (formerly Twitter): @ChallneyBoys

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.

Applying for the job

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About Challney High School for Boys

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1180 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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