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Job Ref No. ECC8825423-353 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £12.59 per hour plus holiday pay
Position Start Date: 01/05/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: Tuesday 23rd April 2023  

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Cover Supervisor (casual)

Essex 2023 Scale 4, Point 7

£12.59 per hour plus Holiday Pay

Required as soon as possible we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed Cover Supervisor to cover lessons of absent colleagues, and to support learning in line with the school curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures.

The post is by casual arrangement on a zero hours contract, therefore the post holder will need to be available on a flexible basis to meet the needs of the school operations.


  • To cover lessons for absent colleagues, ensuring work is completed and feedback is given to the teacher. Lessons can be "taught" or supervised depending on content and confidence.
  • To undertake registration (am and pm) carrying out any tutor time tasks as required
  • To attend assemblies as required
  • To establish positive relationships with the pupils being covered.
  • To promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school.
  • To monitor and record pupil responses and learning achievements, drawing any problems which cannot be resolved easily to the attention of the teacher.
  • To assist with escorting pupils on educational visits.
  • To undertake curriculum technician work as required, updating displays, replenishing AfL boxes and supporting classroom teachers with the creation of resources.
  • To undertake administration work as required in the school office, reprographics or exams office.
  • To act as an invigilator for examinations as required.
  • To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety and welfare.
  • To attend relevant training and take responsibility for own development.
  • To respect confidentiality at all times.
  • To keep up to date with safeguarding requirements and policies.
  • To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety and welfare.

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Information about the School

Westcliff High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All post-holders working in our schools will be considered to work in Regulated Activity and will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance all shortlisted candidates may be subject to online searches that may include social media. For further information please contact

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

Emma Matthews BA (Hons)
Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff on Sea
Essex, SS0 0BS
Telephone: 01702 476026

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