Classroom Cover Assistant, Derbyshire

Closing date:

The Ecclesbourne SchoolDerbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,123 per annum pro rata (actual salary £5,503 per annum)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Classroom Cover Assistant

The position is offered on a part-time, fixed-term basis working from 12.40 until 3.40pm, Monday to Friday. You will work for 15 hours per week for 39 weeks per year, which includes term-time plus whole school closure days. Salary £16,123 per annum pro rata (actual salary £5,503 per annum). 

Start date as soon as possible, end date 20th July 2018.

The Ecclesbourne School is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our Learning Services team as a Classroom Cover Assistant. You will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and be a committed team player. 

Our ideal candidate will: 

• have some experience of working with young people 

• have good organisational skills, patience, flexibility and an ability to build relationships with young people 

• have great communication skills

You will have the opportunity to:

• gain valuable experience of working with young people in an educational setting 

• become part of a team of like-minded individuals 

• work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed to ensuring every student receives a first rate teaching and learning experience 

• receive full support for training and professional development 

We are also looking for people to join our bank of classroom cover supply staff, hours available between 9am and 3.40pm each day. There will be no guaranteed hours for these self-employed supply positions, however, we are able to work flexibly around the availability of candidates. 

We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. To learn more about our school please visit the school website at If you share our ethos we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please return a completed application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed.

Full details, including an application pack, can be found on the school website:

For further information, to arrange a visit, or help with the application process please contact:

Tina Spencer-Keyse, Human Resources Manager 


Tel 01332 843257

Closing date: 9am 31st January 2018

Please note that we will not accept applications by CV 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All employees will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, prior to employment. 

Job location

More about The Ecclesbourne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 840645
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5
employer gallery photo 6
employer gallery photo 7
employer gallery photo 8
employer gallery photo 9
employer gallery photo 10
employer gallery photo 11
employer gallery photo 12
employer gallery photo 13
employer gallery photo 14
employer gallery photo 15
employer gallery photo 16
employer gallery photo 17
employer gallery photo 18
employer gallery photo 19
employer gallery photo 20
employer gallery photo 21
employer gallery photo 22
employer gallery photo 23
employer gallery photo 24

The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional.  Rated outstanding in four successive Ofsted reports we provide an excellent education within a happy, purposeful atmosphere.  We are a non-selective school and committed to ma...