Cover Supervisor, Bournemouth

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The Bishop of Winchester AcademyBournemouth

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Start date: September 2018 or Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Scale Point: 20-23 (dependent on experience) FTE: £19,819 - £21,693 (this will be pro-rated in line with Academy Terms and Conditions)
Contract term: Permanent

Cover Supervisor

Immediate Start 

32 hours per week, term time only

Working hours will be 08:15 to 15:15 Monday to Thursday and 08:15 to 14:15 Friday, during term time (with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break). 

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an oversubscribed and thriving Church of England School, recognised by Ofsted as ‘Improving the life chances of all our pupils’ (May 2017). There are exciting opportunities to join our motivated and ambitious team driven by the mantra of high expectations – no excuses. 

The Academy is ambitious to be recognised as inspirational. Ofsted have recognised the many strengths of our Academy including:

“The outstanding curriculum has a significant impact on increasing students’ attendance and enjoyment of learning and on the improvements in their achievement.”

“Students behaviour is outstanding. This is a huge success for the Academy.” 

“The Principal provides the school with outstanding leadership. He is supported extremely well by senior leaders.”

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to ensure consistency of approach for students when teachers are absent. The successful candidate will cover lessons as required and ensure that student discipline is strong. You will assist with administration, behaviour and classroom tasks when not covering lessons.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in an academy that has 21st century facilities, and will improve the lives of future generations of students and the community in Bournemouth.

We are proud of our unique Christian ethos and links with the local church communities. We welcome applications from prospective new staff prepared to share in the experience of school improvement.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

The Principal is happy to offer tours of the Academy to prospective candidates. For an application pack please email Francesca Welsh, HR at, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.

Closing date for applications: 24th June 2018

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More about The Bishop of Winchester Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mallard Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 512697
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The Bishop of Winchester Academy, based in Bournemouth, Dorset, is a Church of England secondary school that prides itself on its curriculum, governance and outstanding student behaviour. Students aged 11-18 experience teaching in new state-of-the-ar...