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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 1:46pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Part/Full time - Maximum 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum, final hours to be discussed at interview

Contract type


Actual salary

Actual salary £20,792 - £23,223

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you interested in working with young people in an educational environment?

Do you need to gain further school-based experience to further your career?

Do you hold an interest in Sport and PE?

Would you like to become a PE teacher?

We have the ideal opportunity for someone who would like to work in education and enjoys working with young people. This role offers you the exciting chance to work in a secondary school but without the full demands of a teaching post. If you are considering entering the teaching profession or just want to make a difference working with young people, this is the perfect job for you! We have a proven track record of developing people to go on to become PE teachers.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has an active interest in helping young people to achieve. You will need to be confident and able to supervise classes, including PE lessons, during the short-term absence of teachers. In addition, there will be the option to play a key role in our flourishing extra-curricular programme.

To succeed in this role, you will need a good sense of humour, a calm and caring manner and the ability to work on your own initiative. This is a very varied and interesting role; we can guarantee that no two days will be the same! Whilst offering you a challenge, this post can be very satisfying and it will give you a great sense of achievement. We will provide you with a full induction programme, excellent support and relevant training to enable you to be successful in this post. You will be provided with lesson plans and the resources to supervise lessons.

What the school offers its staff

Toynbee prides itself on being a friendly, inclusive team with young people at the heart of our community.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”
  • Maintain and model high expectations
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be forward thinking, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.
  • Have proven literacy and numeracy skills. (Equivalent to at least a GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English)

In return we offer all our staff:

  • An extensive CPD and Induction programme
  • Excellent facilities
  • Access to Simplyhealth benefits
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A support team environment
  • Free Parking

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school that is building on its already successful results and reputation within the local community. We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their careers.

Applicants should apply using the Support Staff Application Form which can be found on our website, together with a Candidate Application Pack: https://www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk/vacancies.

Please note that CVs will not be considered.

Completed Application Forms should be submitted to: recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk.

Please contact us via email or 02380269026 if you have any questions about the role.

Closing Date:18th June 2024

Toynbee School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

“Toynbee School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.”

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.

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About The Toynbee School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1051 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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