9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 35 hours p.w. TTO plus 1 week

Contract type

Fixed term - Sept 2024-July 2025

Pay scale

Grade 4 £23,893 - £27,334 (Actual Salary: £19,612 - £22,437)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Good organisational skills

Excellent IT skills

Ability to engage with students of 11-18 age range

Commitment to effective learning strategies within the school Patience, determination and tact – with students and colleagues

A commitment to equal opportunities

A commitment to high standards

Good written and verbal communication skills

Good time management

Ability to remain calm under pressure

Work constructively in a team

Ability to use initiative

What the school offers its staff

You'll get a feel for what life as a teacher is like. Your internship will give you the opportunity to:

  • see what school life is like for a teacher inside and outside of the classroom, discovering the power of teaching to transform students’ lives
  • become part of a learning supervisor team at Finham Park
  • observe experienced teachers (1hr per fortnight)
  • have responsibility for covering lessons across the school, providing you with experience of numerous age ranges and subjects
  • receive training in behaviour management and pedagogy
  • meet with current trainees on the PGCE course
  • use educational resources via our free professional development library
  • attend professional development events throughout the year to match your own areas of interest and personal development
  • receive one-to-one guidance from the Lion Alliance about your teaching application
  • have a guaranteed interview with the Lion Alliance for a place on our School Led PGCE with Warwick University (provided all course conditions met)

Commitment to safeguarding

Finham Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be request to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Applying for the job

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About Finham Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1648 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02477 180000

Finham Park is a popular and successful 11 -18 comprehensive school situated in the south-west of Coventry. It has an excellent reputation within the local community as well as nationally and internationally with our staff are both dedicated and highly qualified. The school was accredited as a World Class School in 2015, 2018, 2020 and 2021.
Ofsted described the school as a place where there is a strong culture of learning and a proven track record of academic success, with students consistently making above average national levels of progress in their studies in both Key Stages 4 and 5. The behaviour of the students is Outstanding.
Their eagerness for learning allows our teachers to deliver stimulating and innovative lessons that result in rapid progress. There is a clear focus on the development of teaching and learning through engagement in national research programmes with a strong structure of support at all levels. In addition, there is personalised programme of professional development and extensive opportunities for career progression.
The school is well resourced. New technologies are widely available and are helping to transform teaching and learning across a diverse range of subjects. In addition, ongoing investment has been made to the whole site - recently by upgrading science laboratories, STEM workrooms, a sixth form centre and new performing arts block.

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