Cover Supervisor, Sheffield

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King Edward VII SchoolSheffield
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 4 Point 17 to 22 - £17,772 to £20,661 p.a.
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: No

KING EDWARD VII SCHOOL  SHEFFIELD Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PW Tel: 0114 2662518   Fax: 0114 2687690 e-mail:  Fully comprehensive 11-18  School with 1650 on roll, including 500 in Sixth Form 

“The School has an exceptional, harmonious community with respect for others  at its core  Leadership and Management – Outstanding Sixth Form – Outstanding” OFSTED 2015  

Cover Supervisor Scale 4 Point 17 to 22 - £17,772 to £20,661 p.a.  (£13,181 to £15,367 p.a. pro rata) 32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year) 

Temporary contract until 31 August 2018 commencing as soon as possible  We have an exciting opportunity for well-motivated Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher under the guidance of the Cover Manager/teaching staff. The role will include implementation of work programmes, managing student behaviour and assisting students in relevant activities.    The post holder will work across the School to support teachers in the development and delivery of learning. In addition, the post holders will provide general support to the curriculum and be expected to play a full part in the life of the School.   Applicants should: 

• be strongly motivated to work with young people in a learning environment 

• have very good interpersonal skills

 • be very well organised and efficient 

• have a confident and professional manner

 • have very good literacy and numeracy skills and be educated to at least Level 3 (A level/NVQ 3 or equivalent) qualifications or experience  

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed school, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Criminal Records Disclosure forms in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997  

Applicants should complete a standard Sheffield LA application form and also write a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4 – using font size 12) stating: 

1.    Why they are applying for the post 

2.    How their experience so far has prepared them for the post 

3.    What their priorities for the year would be  

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Please return your application form DIRECT to the school.  Further information about the School is available on the School website. For further details please contact Jo Jackson    

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 1 December 2017

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More about King Edward VII School
Address: Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 266 2518