6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time only)
Contract type
Grade 4 SCP 7-12 - £20,092 to £22,183 (pro rata £17,184 to £18,973)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, skilled and creative Cover Supervisor who will share our vision and ambitions for our young people. The successful applicant will need to have very good numeracy and literacy skills as well as excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Experience of working with young people in a school setting is desirable.

This post offers an outstanding opportunity to join our school and is ideal for an ambitious person who is looking to develop professionally. The role may suit anyone who may be considering a career as a teacher.

Our team of cover supervisors work across the whole curriculum and they also provide support to students as needed. You will supervise the work that has been set by the teacher and manage the behaviour of pupils in the classroom to ensure a positive learning environment.

We are looking for:
• Someone who is an excellent role model, creative and motivational
• Someone who is able to inspire and challenge young people
• Someone who has experience of working with young people preferably in a classroom environment
• Someone with exciting ideas who can build on existing good practice
• Someone who will be engaged in all aspects of a thriving school

When not required to cover lessons for absent teachers, Cover Supervisors act as in-class support.

Applying for the job

Please refer to the Applicant Pack on our website for details of how to apply for this vacancy.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1456 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Silverdale School

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Arranging a visit to Silverdale School

Please contact our Reception team on 0114 2369991 to arrange a tour of our school.

School location

Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH

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