Cover Co-ordinator, hertfordshire

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The Bushey Academyhertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade H6, SCP 23-26: Salary £20,196.48 to £22,142.69 Inclusive of Fringe Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Cover Co-ordinator  

37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year (term time, plus 3 weeks)

Grade H6, SCP 23-26: Salary £20,196.48 to £22,142.69

Inclusive of Fringe Allowance

Could you be an enthusiastic and inspirational Cover Co-ordinator who would like to join an academy rated as Good by Ofsted?  If you believe that anyone can excel and that everyone deserves the best then this is the job for you.

As a Cover Co-ordinator you will ensure that high quality cover is provided in the classroom through the in-house Cover team, and agency supply staff. You will work with the Subject Leaders to ensure that departments provide comprehensive cover work and instructions to Cover staff. You will ensure that effective use is made of the associated academy IT systems in relation to managing and recording cover and absence. You will work closely with the HR Manager to ensure that all safeguarding checks are in place for academy staff. This is an interesting post in which every day is different and personal initiative is required, as are good communication skills, effective planning and a proactive approach.

We can offer:

  1. Professional development opportunities 
  2. Support and mentoring by a strong Senior Leadership Team and department heads 
  3. A full induction programme for new staff to the academy 
  4. An incentive package, which includes: complimentary gym membership, access to the cycle scheme, childcare vouchers and full use of an employee assistance      programme 
  5. Promotion and career development within a multi academy trust setting (Meller      Educational Trust) 
  6. The opportunity to work in our double award winning £30 million building with      excellent facilities
  7. A full programme of wellbeing and social activities as part of our commitment as an      Investors in People (Health and Wellbeing Award) employer

If you would like to join an oversubscribed, forward thinking academy with a strong vision, and a team of staff and students who share the commitment to its success and are ‘Proud to Belong’ then, we would welcome your application. 

Please visit our website for a job description and application form. Your application form and letter of application should be e-mailed to CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: 9am Monday 18th June 2018

Interviews:   Tuesday 26th June 2018

The Bushey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about The Bushey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 3AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 950 9502
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The Bushey Academy is 20 minutes by train from London Euston and enjoys a leafy setting close to the urban environment of Watford. We are a successful and popular 11-19 mixed secondary school that provides the highest quality of education for all lea...