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Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Chesterton Community College


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Job type:
Full Time, Temporary
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20 November 2017

Job overview



11-16 mixed, with 970 pupils on roll

Headteacher: Lucy Scott


Temporary Contract 

32.5 hours per week, term time only

Salary level 4, Point 18 – 21

£18070 to £20138 pro rata per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to supervise lessons during teaching-staff absence. No previous experience or teaching qualifications are needed as full training and an induction programme will be given. Experience within a school would be an advantage.

Applicants are expected to be enthusiastic and to adhere to the ethos of Chesterton as described in our ethos document.

Chesterton is working at an outstanding level: we recently received a letter from Nick Gibb, naming us as one of the top 100 non-selective state schools. We are planning an extensive building development on our current site to admit more students, and we have been granted academy sponsor status and are currently  expanding our multi-academy trust. This is an exciting time to be joining our thriving academy.

Closing Date: Monday 20th November

Details of Chesterton Community College and an application form are available via the college website (click on Vacancies and follow the links) or telephone 01223 712150 Ext 142.

Please e-mail a completed application form to or post it to Mrs Suzanne Izzard (PA to the Head Teacher), Chesterton Community College, Gilbert Road, Cambridge, CB4 3NY. 

Chesterton Community College uses safe recruitment procedures to ensure the welfare of children. All applicants are required to complete a DBS check and only applications submitted on the College’s application form will be considered. All shortlisted applicants should expect to be called for interview no more than 5 working days after the closing date. If you have not heard from us by then you can expect that your application to be unsuccessful.

Visits to the College are welcome.

About Chesterton Community College

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+44 1223 712150

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Chesterton Community College is a co-educational secondary academy located in Cambridge, educating around 1,000 students aged xxx. The school converted to academy status in 2011. 

Chesterton Community College holds specialist status in humanities, and has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation since its founding. In 2004 its opened a brand-new sports complex, complete with gym, swimming pool and café.


Mrs Lucy Scott

Values and vision

Chesterton Community College highly values its non-selective ethos, going to great lengths to ensure that students are given proper provision and care regardless of background or ability. The school is known for its English-language provision for students who have learning difficulties or who are learning English as an additional language. 

Teachers strives to involve students' families, so that parents have a positive and accurate idea of the path taken by their child. Tolerance and respect for other faiths and traditions are heavily impressed upon students.

Ofsted report

“Most students, including the few from minority heritage groups, are achieving well and making good progress. The proportions of students making expected and better progress in English and mathematics is improving, and above average. In the summer 2013 national examinations attainment was above average in both English and mathematics.”

View Chesterton Community College's latest Ofsted report

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