Trust Cover Supervisor Batley Girls High School, Batley, West Yorkshire

Job description

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.

We are looking to appoint a Cover supervisor to work on a permanent basis for 32.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday 8am-3pm). The post will be based at Batley Girls’ High School however the successful candidate may be asked may be asked to work across The Trust, therefore own transport and a full clean driving license is essential.

To provide practical support for learning, educational activities, developing social skills, integration and for securing student’s physical and emotional wellbeing.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children / young people in a school environment, with proven success in using teaching resources and supporting learners. Knowledge of the national curriculum is also essential.

Educated to A-level standard or equivalent, the successful applicant will have good organisation and communication skills and can work well in a team. The role will involve providing support and guidance to individual groups or on a whole class basis through curriculum activities.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.
Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 27 February 2020 at 12 noon
Interviews will be held W/C 02 March 2020

Essential educational requirements

Experience of using teaching resources and delivering lessons on a range of subjects.

Experience of working successfully with disaffected students, including those with challenging behaviour.

Experience of working in a School

Knowledge and interest in Secondary Education and National Curriculum.

Ability to be able to use own judgement to identify straightforward solutions to difficult problems.

The post holder requires some self-awareness,
self-management, social awareness and relation-
ship management together with considerable
empathy, understanding and the ability to
accurately read, anticipate and understand the
needs, motivations, beliefs and desires of others.

The post holder requires good communication and interpersonal skills to relate to people at all levels within the Trust.

Ability to remain calm under pressure.

Essential qualifications

Educated to A level standard.

HLTA Qualification

Essential skills and experience

The post holder will work from instruction, but will be expected to use their initiative and make some minor decisions, as they arise. Problems are referred to their line manager.

The post holder will be expected to deal with earners who may frequently place significant emotional challenges on the role

A belief that everyone can benefit from, and has entitlement to, high quality educational opportunities.

A personal commitment to lifelong learning and continuous professional development.
Commitment to high standards, best value and continuous improvement.

A ’can-do’ approach and positive attitude to innovation and change.

Ability to contribute to effective team working.

Effective time management and organisational skills.

About Batley Girls High School

Windmill Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0LD
Batley Girls High School website (opens in a new window)