Cover Supervisor, Derbyshire

Expiring in 2 days

The Pingle AcademyDerbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,554 - £20,751 (pro rata for 38 working weeks)
Contract term: Permanent

Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education 
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
  • Establishing and developing robust governance
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability
  • Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust

The Role

We offer an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the cover team.

You will work under an agreed system of supervision to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher. Under the guidance of teaching/senior staff, you will implement work programmes, manage student behaviour and assist students in relevant activities in line with the Academy’s policies and procedures. 

To be successful, you will be professional, understanding and have a can-do attitude. You will also demonstrate a good understanding of areas of learning and social/emotional needs of students.

You should also possess NVQ level 3 or above for Teaching Assistant.


The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust. 

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes: 

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and more, with different offers each month
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located at The de Ferrers Academy


Prospective applicants are welcome to visit and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 216837.

To Apply

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact Samantha Lawless, HR Officer on 01283 372621.

To find out more and apply, please click here.  

Closing date: 9.00am on 17th November 2019

Interview date: 24th November 2019

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Pingle Academy and The de Ferrers Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

More about The Pingle Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1283 216837
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