Lead Cover Supervisor

King James Academy Royston, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7JH

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



H4 £20,043 - £21,269 (FTE) salary negotiable for the right candidate

Lead Cover Supervisor job summary

Lead Cover Supervisor
Full Time – Suitable for NQT’s

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Term time, plus inset days (39 weeks) 37 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 07:30-15:30. Friday 07:30-15:00
Salary Range: H4 £20,043 - £21,269 (FTE) salary negotiable for the right candidate
Closing Date: Midday 4th July 2022
Interviews: TBC
Start Date: ASAP

The lead cover Supervisor plays an important role in our Academy, maintaining continuity of education for students in the absence of their regular teacher, ensuring that the work set is understood and completed and promoting high standards of conduct and learning. We provide training and induction, including behaviour management skills. There will be opportunities to observe good practice of both classroom teachers and other cover supervisors in order to develop good practitioner skills.

The Lead Cover Supervisor will be responsible for;

Managing and organising cover for absent teaching staff;

Organising and providing induction and support for supply staff.

Managing the early staff absence line;

Liaising with agencies.

The post is an ideal stepping stone for anyone seeking a career in education and a number of our former cover supervisors have gone on to complete teacher training successfully. Although prior experience is not essential, you should have a commitment to working with young people. In addition to cover supervision, the successful candidate will be expected to cover some TA duties.

Applying for the job

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

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About King James Academy Royston

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 18
School size
901 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 18
Contact phone number

King James Academy Royston (years 5-11), is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners. Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Arranging a visit to King James Academy Royston

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tracey Sell. t.sell@kjar.org.uk or 01763 242236

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