Cover Supervisor, Plaistow, London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lister Community SchoolPlaistow, London

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 6 (INNER LONDON)
Contract term: Permanent

Lister Community School is a large, 11-16 comprehensive school.  We are a mixed school that was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2013 and has just celebrated its 7th consecutive year of record breaking exam results.

We are determined to build on our most recent Ofsted judgement and continue our journey to becoming ‘Outstanding’ in the next two years.  Our motto is “always aiming for excellence’.

Lister is embarking on an exciting stage of developing its support services for the school and we are seeking dynamic, professional and high quality individuals to join us in our aim for excellence in all areas.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS checks.  

We would ideally like to fill this post as soon as possible – subject to completion of recruitment checks.

COVER SUPERVISOR

33 hours per week, term time only

Hours: Start and finish times will be confirmed at interview

Scale 6 - £20,415 (actual pro rata’d salary per annum)

We seeking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Cover Supervisor to assist the cover team at Lister Community School as soon as possible.  Your main responsibility will be to provide cover for classes supervising and delivering pre-prepared activities.  You will cover whole classes in the absence of a teacher and report to the Cover Manager. You will need strong classroom management skills or the ability to develop them quickly.  You will also need to demonstrate confidence, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility. Strong English skills and Literacy skills would be extremely helpful. The post would suit graduates who have an interest in pursuing a future career in teaching or individuals who have previous experience of working with children.  You must be able to communicate and negotiate effectively with external supply agencies, if required.

The post would suit graduates who have an interest in pursuing a future career in teaching or individuals who have previous experience of working with children.  You must be able to communicate and negotiate effectively with external supply agencies, if required.

This role will include:

  • Delivering      known and emergency cover using SIMS
  • Managing      Teaching Assistants, when required.
  • Giving      feedback about the quality of cover; 
  • Teaching      cover lessons.
  • Liaising      with external supply, as required

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Cover Supervisor then an application form can be downloaded directly from our school’s website at: http://www.lister.newham.sch.uk/vacancies/ or by contacting Jackie Young (HR Manager) on 020 8471 3311.  

Completed applications must be returned to the school at the above address, or by email to: jobs@lister.newham.sch.uk

Applications are required by 3.00pm on Thursday, 27th September 2018

Interviews:  Friday, 5th October 2018

 We will acknowledge receipt of all application forms. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please do not assume that your application has been received.  Due to high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Mary's Road, Plaistow, London, E13 9AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 84713311
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