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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade D/E £12.80-£16.26

Whitchurch Primary - Cover Supervisor 13 hpw job summary

Whitchurch Primary School is a one form entry school situated on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Tavistock, on the very edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain.

We are seeking a part time Cover Supervisor to cover maternity leave from April 2024. The role complements the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This will mean being actively involved in the planning cycle and delivering lessons to whole classes. The post holder will be expected to feedback information regarding the pupils’ achievement, progress and development to the class teacher. This would be a fantastic opportunity for those working in a school already and wanting to develop their skills further, or for those wanting to return to teaching.

The successful candidate will work under an agreed system of supervision/management to deliver learning by:

  • Being actively involved in the whole planning cycle Delivering lessons to whole classes.
  • Undertaking evaluation and record keeping
  • Undertaking cover supervision
  • Providing specialist SEN, subject, or other support

By being part of First Federation Trust, Whitchurch employees benefit from extended networking and school to school support, access to the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, and a staff wellbeing programme.

If you would like to visit the school, please contact 01822 616202.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Our Child Protection policy can be found on the school's website www.whitchurch.devon.sch.uk. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Whitchurch Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
210 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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