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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 34.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday) during term-time plus INSET 8.30am until 4pm Monday to Thursday 8.30am until 3.30pm on Fridays

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,294 - £26,421

Actual salary


Pay scale

Level 5 scp 7 - 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • carry out individual programmes of learning, specifically to support the pupil concerned
  • assist in the implementation of any other programmes of support designed by other professionals such as advisory teachers, Educational Psychologists and speech therapists
  • contribute to the students integration programme as identified by the school
  • carry out specialist interventions to individuals or small groups

The main duties and tasks:

  • to support teachers within the classroom.
  • to support the general care, welfare and safety of the pupil
  • to assist in the preparation of teaching materials and equipment in support of the pupil concerned
  • to liaise professionally with our SENCo, Assistant SENCo and the teaching staff
  • to liaise with parents where necessary

Supporting the Teacher

Supporting the teacher (and other professionals as appropriate) by:

  • assisting in the development of suitable programmes of support and teaching resources for children
  • supporting pupil progress by working with identified focus groups
  • supporting staff in the planning of differentiated activities for the classroom, contributing to reviews (both statutory and non-statutory) of the children’s progress
  • participating in the evaluation of the support programmes
  • providing feedback about the pupil to the class teacher keeping appropriate records as required e.g. behaviour logs, group registers, progress data etc.
Attending parents and information evening as appropriate

Respecting the sensitivity and confidentiality of information about the children and the school in general, following the school safeguarding policy

Being aware of daily and forthcoming events

Being a positive role model for the children and parents

Maintain positive professional relationships with all colleagues

Actively promoting the ethos and vision of the school

Supporting special school events

Supporting school trips and visits

Attending relevant in-service training

Undertaking supervision duties required

What the school offers its staff

The school is proud to be able to offer a number of benefits to its employees including:

  • Access to CareFirst 24/7 our EAP confidential support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Wellbeing forum
  • Termly staff breakfasts
  • Weekly rewards to the employee of the week
  • Continued Professional Development reviewed annually

Commitment to safeguarding

Positions are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All appointments made are also subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and Right to Work in the UK.

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About St Thomas More Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1146 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Mixed Catholic Comprehensive

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