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Cover Supervisor & Admin Support

Wilmington Grammar School for GirlsKent

Salary:                      Grade 6 - £21,478 - £24,110 (pro rata equivalent salary £18,182 - £20,410)

Responsible to:        Deputy Head Teacher

Working Hours:        37hrs per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time plus 5 INSET days)

Job Description

To supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers, delivering the content of work set by the teacher, maintaining good order, responding to questions, and generally assisting students to undertake set activities.

To work as part of the School Office team providing a first-class administration service to the school, with particular focus on:

Specific Duties:

To supervise students engaged in learning activities to ensure that the learning objectives set by the teacher are achieved.

To give instructions for a lesson as provided for by a teacher.

To ensure the good behaviour of the pupils and make sure the pupils engage in the pre-set learning activity.

To respond to pupils’ general questions and provide feedback to the teacher on broad issues such as behaviour.

To act as a role model and set high expectations of conduct to ensure that good behaviour is maintained.

To keep appropriate records, as agreed with the teacher, to enable objective and accurate feedback to the teacher and students on the conduct of the lesson.

To support students with the use of ICT and other equipment and materials to enable them to achieve the learning objectives set by the teacher.

To support the duty teams at breaks and lunchtimes with undertaking duties as and when required.

Provide cover for form tutor sessions as required.

Administrative Duties

Provide a high quality administration and organisational service to the school in accordance with the Trust’s established policies and procedures. 

Provide support, advice and guidance on relevant administrative issues to senior staff, governors and other stakeholders.

Ensure the provision of good, accurate and timely information to the Head Teacher and other stakeholders. 

Keep records in accordance with the school’s record retention schedule and data protection law, ensuring information security and confidentiality at all times 

Undertake other administrative tasks, as required, to ensure the smooth running of the school office and help provide cover undertaking other administrative tasks, in the absence of other team members.

To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health and safety in the workplace.

To participate in training and other learning activities as required and to attend relevant meetings to ensure one’s own continuing professional development.

The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required by the Headteacher to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.

What we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary and access to a generous pension scheme, there are also many additional benefits of working within one of our Trust schools, some of which are summarised below: 

A supportive and collegiate staffing team

A strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career

As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available

Access to a range of career enhancing qualifications including National Professional Qualifications (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL), as well as industry specific qualifications e.g. AAT; BIFM and Master’s degrees

Staff social events

Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities

Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, including visits to Thailand, Spain, Winter Sports in the USA etc.

A policy of promoting from within (where possible).

Access to coaching and mentoring and an assortment of intra school and Trust to Trust collaborative opportunities.

Application Process

The closing date for applications is 9am, 24 September 2021 with interviews expected to take place the following week, although applications will be processed as they arrive and an earlier closing date may be made before this. 

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement.  We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. 

As a Trust we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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