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  • Start date details

    Required from 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Required from 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. Governors are seeking to appoint a committed, motivated and enthusiastic Temporary Cover Supervisor to cover the maternity absence of the current postholder who will be employed to work 37 hours per week (term time only + 5 additional days).

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until return of current postholder

Pay scale

Grade 8 (pro-rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Governors of this popular, successful and oversubscribed 11-16 High School are seeking to appoint a committed, motivated and enthusiastic Temporary Cover Supervisor (Grade 8) to cover the maternity absence of the current postholder.

The successful applicant will be employed to work 37 hours per week (term time only + 5 additional days). You will gain experience across all departments/subject areas and be a key support for the school during absences by joining a dedicated and supportive team. You will provide high quality cover and supervision to classes of students across the KS3 and KS4 curriculum during the absence of the classroom teacher, ensuring that the work set is completed so that students are on track with their learning and behaviour is managed effectively.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced Cover Supervisor to contribute to our next steps in pushing Elton to realise its potential as one of the very best schools in the Greater Manchester area.


What the school offers its staff

The Elton High School is a significantly oversubscribed school with a tradition of excellence. Our most recent Ofsted inspection (February 2022) reiterated the strengths that had been confirmed in the previous report (2017) and are firmly embedded across our school. The inspection team noted that ‘pupils are proud to attend’ Elton with an established culture of ‘high aspirations for what pupils can achieve’. Our students achieve well, with inspectors being particularly impressed with the climate for learning and behaviour of our students – their ‘positive behaviour at all times is characteristic of the respectful culture of this school [and] their positive conduct reflects leaders’ high standards’.

The success of our school is built on the expertise of our high-quality staff. We have a strong system of staff training in place aimed at developing the very best practice, moreover we have a constant focus on ensuring that all of our team feel supported to give of their best and to have a work life balance. We pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to promoting the well-being of everyone in our school community and consistently review opportunities to further promote staff well-being.

The school has excellent transport links with the M60, M61, M62 and M66 Motorways crisscrossing the area plus the Metrolink Light Rapid Transit system with a fast and frequent service from Bury centre through Manchester city centre to East Didsbury.


Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Please note that, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About The Elton High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1027 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 763 1434

The Elton High School is a significantly oversubscribed school with a tradition of excellence. Our most recent Ofsted inspection (February 2022) reiterated the strengths that had been confirmed in the previous report (2017) and are firmly embedded across our school. The inspection team noted that ‘pupils are proud to attend’ Elton with an established culture of ‘high aspirations for what pupils can achieve’. Our students achieve well, with the inspectors being particularly impressed with the climate for learning and behaviour of our students – their ‘positive behaviour at all times is characteristic of the respectful culture of this school [and] their positive conduct reflects leaders’ high standards’.

The success of our school is built on the expertise of our high-quality staff. We have a strong system of staff training in place aimed at developing the very best practice, moreover we have a constant focus on ensuring that all of our team feel supported to give of their best and to have a work life balance. We pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to promoting the wellbeing of everyone in our school community and consistently review opportunities to further promote staff wellbeing.

The school has excellent transport links with the M60, M61, M62 and M66 Motorways crisscrossing the area plus the Metrolink Light Rapid Transit system with a fast and frequent service from Bury centre through Manchester city centre to East Didsbury.

Arranging a visit to The Elton High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email filkinsj@eltonhigh.bury.sch.uk.

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