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Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Bruntcliffe Academy


C1 £20,661-£22,658 pro rata. (Actual Salary £17,592 -£19,293)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Immediate Start
Apply by:
24 November 2017

Job overview

11-16 years 693 students 

Executive Principal: Sir John Townsley 

Principal: Mr Adam Ryder

Required for an immediate start. 

Cover Supervisor 

Start:   Immediate start 

Salary: C1 £20,661-£22,658 pro rata.

Hours of work: 37 hours per week TTO+ 5 days 

Actual salary: £17,592 -£19,293

The post is subject to the successful applicant completing a 6 month probationary period.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated, talented and energetic individual with the ability to support the learning of students within the fields of literacy and numeracy. Building excellent relationships with students, parents and teachers forms an essential part of this role.

Applicants for this post should have:

  • Experience of working with students with additional needs;
  • A flexible and proactive approach to supporting students;
  • A “C” grade or above in GSCE maths and English (or equivalent);
  • Good IT skills;
  • Ability to communicate well with students, teachers and adults;
  • A good understanding of the issues relating to child development and inclusion;
  • A commitment to safeguarding children.

The successful candidate will support students with weak numeracy or literacy skills across the school and lead on planning and delivering programs that enable students to make better than expected progress within these areas. They will play a pivotal role in developing new approaches to supporting young people both within and outside the classroom. Training will be provided and opportunities for further professional development will be made available. 

Excited by this unique challenge? We would love to hear from you. An application pack is available to download at, or by email to Please note, CV’s are not accepted. For further information about the Academy visit the website

Closing date: Friday 24th November 2017 (1pm)

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 27th November 

Bruntcliffe Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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About Bruntcliffe Academy

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Bruntcliffe Academy is an increasingly popular 11-16 comprehensive school with approximately 1000 students on roll. The school is situated in Morley which is on the outskirts of the thriving city of Leeds, with a very good motorway access to all areas of the north of England and beyond.

The school joined the highly successful GORSE Academies Trust which has a national reputation for its excellence in 2015. Since this time, the academy has been on an upward trajectory in all aspects of its work. Bruntcliffe Academy in 2018 received a Good judgement from Ofsted, with Outstanding grades for Teaching and Learning, Leadership and Management and also Personal Development. Student outcomes have increased significantly and in 2019 student outcomes were placed in the top 13% of schools nationally. 

A collection of like-minded individuals, members of staff all choose to work at Bruntcliffe Academy because they believe in making a difference to young people’s lives. Members of staff work collaboratively across the academy as well as in Partnership with colleagues from across The GORSE Academies Trust to develop new and innovative approaches around teaching that will inspire students and cultivate a lifelong love of learning.

Bruntcliffe Academy is typified by students who enjoy learning; you will find the students to be polite, well-mannered and respectful at all times mirroring our high expectations of them. Bruntcliffe Academy believes that every day matters when positively shaping student’s futures. We invest heavily in student experience as we believe that 

If you would like to know more about The GORSE Academies Trust, please visit; 

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