Cover Supervisor

Leeds City AcademyLeeds

Cover Supervisor

Leeds City Academy

C1.22 - .25 £22,183 - £24,491 pro rata (actual £19,037 - £21,018)

37 hpw/39 working weeks per year (term time only + 5 days)

Accountable to: Assistant Principal


To provide cover for the short-term absence of teaching staff and support teams in other areas such as the development resources.

Purpose of job:

To contribute to the key objective of the academy development plan to raise standards of achievement.

You may be deployed in other White Rose Academies Trust locations within a reasonable distance from your main place of work from time to time; you will be compensated for your additional travel costs.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

To provide cover supervision for the short-term absence of teachers

To use specialist skills/training/experience to support students' learning

To establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations

To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom

To support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs

To encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities

To promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance

To provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement

To establish an appropriate learning environment in lessons

To work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating, and adjusting lesson/work plans as appropriate

To monitor and evaluate student responses to learning activities within a supervised lesson

To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required to the teacher on student achievement, progress, and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence

To be responsible for keeping and updating academy records contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested

To undertake the marking of students' work, which has predetermined answers and involves no element of professional judgement or assessment and to accurately record achievement/progress

To promote the Academy In Partnership values, attitudes and good student behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts and incidents in line with established policy and encourage students to take responsibility for their own behaviour

To administer and mark routine tests which have predetermined answers and involve no element of professional judgement or assessment

To carry out invigilation of internal and external examinations

To provide general administrative support, administer coursework, produce worksheets for agreed activities as appropriate

To implement agreed learning activities/programmes, adjusting activities according to student response/needs

To support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop students' competence and independence in its use

To help students to access learning activities through specialist support

To be part of the Academy’s lunchtime supervision and daily duty team

To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

To be aware of and support difference and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

To recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

To supervise students on visits, trips and outside of Academy hours learning activities as required, which fall within the remit and hours of the post

Any other duties commensurate with the post

Part of the White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds City Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students achieve ‘World Class’ status.

We're securing our 2025 vision for World Class by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation of West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

The Trust employs over 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Our CPD Programme is focused on innovation, leadership development and delivery of excellence for vulnerable groups. Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region. We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as World Class within five years.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a member of Luminate Education Group, other members include Harrogate College, Keighley College, Leeds City College and Leeds Conservatoire. The Group provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

Closing date:  Monday 1st March 2021

Shortlisting date: Monday 1st March 2021

Interview date:  Tuesday 9th March 2021

Start date:  September 2021

For more information, please visit our website at .  To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date above. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

The White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and a DBS check.​


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