Cover Supervisor/Student Co-Educator/LearningSupport Assistant

The Ramsey Academy, Halstead

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Job Ref No. ECC4008-141S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 3 Points 17 - 21
Position Start Date: 25/02/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 14/01/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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The North Essex Multi-Academy Trust was established in September 2013 and currently consists of two secondary schools and a primary school, all judged as "Good" by Ofsted.

The position will be at The Ramsey Academy, Halstead.

"A good school where all leaders and managers have high ambitions for the students, ensuring every student has the opportunity to achieve as well as they can" - Ofsted 2015.

One of the most improved schools in Essex and Nationally.

The Trust would like to recruit a Cover Supervisor/Student Co-Educator/Learning Support Assistant for 30 hours a week during term time.

The role will involve supervising whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers and providing both in-class support and small group work to children with both learning and emotional and behavioural difficulties. The role is primarily classroom based but will also include additional roles including;

- Pastoral support e.g. fulfilling the role of a Form Tutor or temporary cover for this role if required
- Intervention support e.g. supervision of Homework Club, additional literacy or numeracy support during tutor time or development of study skills

Experience of working in a school or with young people would be an advantage. Candidates should be educated to GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths. Graduates are encouraged to apply. The role would provide valuable classroom experience for anyone considering entering the teaching profession.

The position is term time only (39 weeks) for 30 hours per week with an additional holiday allowance of 5.3 weeks per year. The salary is within the range Band 3 Points 17-21 on the LGS pay scale. The actual starting salary is £12,863 per annum. (Point 17) depending on experience.

Contracts linked to student funding are reviewed annually and this is initially a one year fixed term appointment.

The role offers an excellent opportunity for those considering entering the teaching profession to gain valuable experience to support future applications.

Visits in advance of application are welcomed by prior arrangement.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from or contact Mrs Downes

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Mrs Downes
Colne Road, Halstead
Essex, CO9 2HR
Telephone: 01787 472481

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