Cover Supervisor, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Closing date:

Bruntcliffe AcademyLeeds, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required for an immediate start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: C1 £21,074-£23,111 pro rata. Actual salary: £17,945 -£19,679
Contract term: Permanent

11-16 years 695 students 

Executive Principal: Mrs Leanne Griffiths 

Principal: Mr David Craine

Required for an immediate start. 

Cover Supervisor 

Start:   Immediate start 

Salary: C1 £21,074-£23,111 pro rata.

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

Actual salary: £17,945 -£19,679

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: Monday, 19 November 2018 at 9.00am

Interviews: Thursday, 22 November 2018

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TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018

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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More about Bruntcliffe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2523225
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