Senior Teaching Assistant – Level 3 (Cover Supervisor)

Silverdale School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH

25 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January / February 2023

  • Closing date

    2 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,369 - £24,496 (pro rata £19,132 - £20,951)

Pay scale

Grade 4, SCP7-12

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint 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.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include:

  • CPD support from South Yorkshire Teaching Hub, throughout your career.
  • Opportunities to develop skills and experience as part of a growing, local Trust.

There will be no need to go elsewhere – your career will flourish with us.

Further details about the role

The full application pack is available from www.chorustrust.org/vacancies and completed Chorus Trust application forms are to be sent to: recruitment@silverdale.chorustrust.org

Please note that CVs and Sheffield City Council application forms will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications: 11.59pm on Monday 2 January 2023.

Interviews to be held: week beginning 16 January 2023.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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About Silverdale School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1431 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01142369991

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 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

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kpardoe@chorustrust.org.

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