Cover Supervisor, Royal Wootton Bassett

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Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade F (19 - £18,746.00 TO 22 - £20,661.00), (£12,569.29 - £13,853.31 Pro rata)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Cover Supervisor 

Grade F (19 - £18,746.00 TO 22 - £20,661.00) 

(£12,569.29 - £13,853.31 Pro rata)  

We need a Cover Supervisor to join our ever-expanding Academy.  This opportunity has arisen due to our popularity as a school of choice, our increasing commitments to a comprehensive CPD programme and the needs of our successful Teaching School and SCITT.  

The successful candidate will be professional and responsible for ensuring quality learning in all lessons where cover is required.  They will be able to intervene and support the needs of all students who require additional, or targeted skill support.  They will maintain close working relationships with the teaching staff of the whole school and become knowledgeable of the systems in place to ensure positive behaviour for learning.  The ideal candidate could be current or aspiring Teachers, but also individuals who want to work with students, facilitating learning in the classroom. Hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.00pm, for 38 weeks of the year.    

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a very successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,762 students on roll including 322 students in our very popular and successful Sixth Form. Royal Wootton Bassett has appeared in The Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted.  They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.”  In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors.  Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”.  As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.  

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences which will include barred list checks. An appointment is conditional on all the above checks being satisfactory.   

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at  

Closing Date: 19th February 2018

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 26th February 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD  

Employers Information –   Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust  

Org Type: Mainstream

Phase: Secondary

Funding Status: State – Academy 

Gender: Mixed 

Age Range: 11-18

Want to Train as a Teacher?  Royal Wootton Bassett Academy hosts the North Wiltshire SCITT which provides a ‘world class’ Initial Teacher Training programme – search UCAS or our website for more details

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More about Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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