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Cover Supervisor

Swanwick Hall SchoolDerbyshire

COVER SUPERVISOR


Salary: Grade 3 £16,275 to £17,617 per annum pro rota (FTE £20,092 to £21,748)

Hours: 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract term: Temporary to cover a period of absence expected to end April 2022 dependent on return of substantive post holder 

Start date: As soon as possible 


The school

At Swanwick Hall School our mission is simple: to provide our students with opportunities and experiences to enhance their life choices, making a positive contribution to the world we share. Swanwick Hall places a high value on all employees and we are committed to delivering high quality professional development, first class working conditions and a safe and stimulating environment. Our daily work is guided by the Trust values of ambition, teamwork and honesty and Swanwick Hall’s agreed stakeholder values of inclusivity, resilience and respect.

The role

We are currently seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join our school. This role is required to supervise mainstream classes, ensure students are on track and behaviour is managed effectively. The successful candidate will gain experience across all departments and subject areas and be a key support for the school during absences.

The person

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is keen to get in to teaching. The successful candidate will have an interest in teaching and ideally have cover supervisor experience already. However, this is not essential as full training and induction are provided for the successful candidate.

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:  

  • Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.25.  
  • An array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.  
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.  
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.  
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.  
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.  
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.


The closing date for applications is: 24 September 2021 midday 

Interviews will be held on: week commencing 27 September 2021

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