Cover Supervisor

The Deanes, Benfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC5424-97 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4/5 £19,698 - £21,748 FTE
Position Start Date: 05/01/2021 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/12/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/C 7th December 2020  

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Cover Supervisor

Term time only 32.5 hours per week

Permanent contract

Scale 4/5 dependent on experience

We are looking for a classroom Cover Supervisor to join our small friendly school as soon as possible. The post involves managing students in class, making sure discipline is upheld, and ensuring that students carry out tasks in order to minimise the effect of the teacher's absence upon the students' learning

Main Responsibilities:

To give instructions within a lesson as provided by a teacher, maintain good order and keep students ontask.

Respond to general questions and provide general feedback to teachers.

Supervise students engaged in learning activities.

Act as a role model and set high expectations of conduct and behaviour.

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom

Keep students on task and respond to general queries.

Please send your application to Mrs Vanessa Ashcroft, Headteacher's PA, The Deanes, Daws Heath Road, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2TD or via email on

The Challenger Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment

All posts are subject to safer recruitment procedures and the appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS), satisfactory references and medical check.

Information about the School

The Deanes is part of the Challenger Multi-Academy Trust, which is in an exciting period of growth with schools in Bedfordshire and Essex. The Deanes is a small secondary school where each and every one of our students can feel happy, respected and known as an individual within our safe and accepting community. We aim to create a positive and respectful environment for all members of The Deanes, with consistently high expectations and standards. Our curriculum caters for individual strengths and needs, enabling every student to make outstanding progress and provide them with extensive opportunities for personal development.

The well-being of our staff is a high priority. All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs.

The Deanes is well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport. We are situated within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London. There is also ample car parking onsite.

The Deanes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS clearance.

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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Contact Information

Mrs V Ashcroft
Daws Heath Road
Thundersley, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 2TD
Telephone: 01268 773545

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