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Job Ref No. ECC5419-447S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4-5 points 7-12
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Cover Supervisor

Required ASAP

Hours of work 32.5/week

8:00 - 15:00 Mon-Fri Termtime only

Payscale 4-5 points 7-12

Actual salary - £17,844- £ 19,406

Fixed term Maternity Cover

Do you want to make a real difference to the life chances of students and the communities we serve? Do you have the potential to achieve the best possible outcome and highest level of wellbeing for all students?

If so, we are looking for a Cover Supervisor to join our forward-thinking team. The role also involves supervising whole classes across all key stages and subjects undertaking pre-set work during the absence of teachers based at Castle View School. The role also involves supervising students in 1:1 and small group intervention situations when not used in the capacity of a cover supervisor; supervising school clubs and occasional invigilation. This is a fixed term role to cover a maternity absence. We anticipate the role continuing for a period of 9-12 months.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Cover Supervisor, however, we would welcome applicants with transferrable skills.

You must be committed to providing a quality education and experience for all and will need to excel in your classroom practice.

Ideally applicants will:

• Have a minimum of GCSE English and Maths to Grade C or equivalent qualification and a sound academic background. A degree would be desirable (but not essential)

• Be a good and effective communicator at all levels

• Be open minded, creative and inspirational in their style

• Commit to working collaboratively with colleagues and students

• Possess a good working knowledge of ICT

• Have successful recent experience working with children of the relevant age range and previous classroom experience (desirable but not essential).

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who truly aim to make a difference, not only to student life chances and successes, but also developing young people who contribute to society with kindness and confidence.

We can offer you:

• Enthusiastic, friendly and talented students

• A dedicated, experienced and hardworking team of staff with a strong sense of collective endeavor

• The opportunity to develop within a school which is supported by a highly effective Trust that is committed to staff wellbeing and development.


To apply for the role please download the application form from the vacancy page on, completed applications should be submitted to CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

You must complete the application form fully and give details of all employment, training and gaps in employment since leaving secondary school to the present day. Any additional information, which you wish to bring to the notice of the selection panel should be included in your letter of application (supporting statement). Please ensure you say why and how you meet the criteria from the person specification in your letter of application. Full job description and person specification can be found at the end of this pack.

Shortlisted applicants may be screened prior to interview by checking social media sites. The purpose of such screening will be to ascertain whether a candidate demonstrates appropriate conduct, behaviour and suitability for employment in a school environment.

Closing Date: 8 July 2024

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Trust, please do not hesitate to contact us via email or telephone 01702 426707.

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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Steve Durkin
Foksville Road, Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 7FH
Telephone: 01268 696811

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