Cover Supervisor, Rochester

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The Gordon Children's Academy - InfantRochester

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: (£16,500 - £18,500 FTE) - £13,685 - £15,344 pro-rata for the hours stated
Contract term: Permanent


Employer:      The Gordon Children’s Academy

Salary:            Trust Support Staff Grade C (£16,500 - £18,500 FTE - £13,685 - £15,344 pro-rata for the hours stated)

Location:        Strood, Medway, Kent

Start Date:      ASAP

Hours:            36.25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Closing Date of Position: 12th October 2018

Working hours - Monday - Friday, 8:15 to 4pm (36.25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)

An exciting opportunity to join our Ofsted rated ‘Good’ School (February 2017). We are looking for a Cover Supervisor to join our academy.

Pupils of Gordon’s Children’s Academy are proud of their school and have an exciting environment around them to learn in, we encourage use of a creative curriculum and all children enjoy decorating their classroom whilst they focus on a particular topic across the curriculum.

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide cover for absent teaching staff and the facilitation of learning by Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils.

Our school is set in a large Victorian building, with high ceilings and plenty of space for intervention and breakout sessions. We have three large halls, three playgrounds, we have a fantastic Early Years outdoor play area, a remembrance garden and a small stage built into one of our playgrounds too. Our location provides excellent links to the M2 and A2.

What you will get from The Gordon Children’s Academy:
Happy, well behaved children who are keen learners
Parents who are supportive of the school
High expectations for all members of the school community
Supportive staff within the school and amongst the Trust
Excellent CPD opportunities especially through the New Horizons Teaching School’s Alliance
A school that puts children first and at the centre of all policy, practise and decision making
Discounted gym membership at Thinking Fitness

What you will need to succeed:

  • Committed to supporting pupils 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Understanding of the educational system and current developments
  • Ability to motivate and to support learning
  • First Aid experience would be beneficial

You will be willing to take the opportunity to play a full part in the further development of our school and join us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for everyone.

The Gordon’s Children’s Academy is a newly federated academy based in the Strood area. Our Junior and Infant school work closely together to ensure that all staff and children work together as one. We are lucky enough to have a passionate workforce at our school who all care for and respect the fantastic children of our school. We are dedicated to school improvement and we all aim to provide a happy, safe and fun school environment for the children, and our staff too. We have high expectations of behaviour and we recognise that it is our responsibility to listen to the children verbally or by interpreting their behaviour.

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working in a large primary academy, benefiting from a large support network and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please contact Alix Smith, Office Manager, to book an appointment.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about The Gordon Children's Academy - Infant
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 7 years
Address: Infant School, Gordon Road, Rochester, Kent, ME2 3HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 717423
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