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Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Bishop David Brown School

Woking, Surrey

  • Expired
S6 (£20,628-23,669 pro rate)
Job type:
Part Time, Temporary
Apply by:
4 January 2018

Job overview

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join our school. The successful applicant will be confident, have a proven track record of leading a group and be willing to work as part of a team.  The Cover Supervisor will work under the guidance of teaching staff and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement work programmes with individuals/groups in or out of the classroom including the supervision of whole classes during the short term absence of teachers.

This is a temporary role within the team during long term staff absence (subject to a six month probation period) for 33.5 hours per week, 8.15am-3.30pm (30 minutes unpaid lunch per day), Monday to Friday, and for 39 weeks per year during term time, including inset days. 

The Cover Supervisor role will suit applicants with outgoing personalities who are looking for an exciting and rewarding role, or looking to gain classroom experience before applying for a PGCE/SCITT. Experience of working with children is important, as well as the ability to manage a whole classroom environment at secondary level.

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About Bishop David Brown School

Bishop David Brown is a rapidly improving school with excellent opportunities for professional development for the successful candidate.

Under the leadership of a motivated and supportive leadership team the staff are offered every opportunity to develop their skills including an excellent middle leadership structure. We seek to employ enthusiastic and inspiring professionals to join a team of enthusiastic and supportive staff who are committed to working creatively with our young people to raise standards and enable them all to achieve. In return we offer a supportive and stimulating environment with a comprehensive CPD programme and opportunities for further development.

The students at this school are well behaved and engaged.  The school has a performing arts specialty that enables students to widen their experiences to provide well balanced individuals that are attractive candidates for local colleges.  It also offers the opportunity to link other subject areas into a creative framework.  The school offers a wide range of curriculum subjects to GCSE standard and extra-curricular opportunities that include a steel band.

The school is at the centre of a regeneration project of the local area that will see rapid change to the facilities and environment of local people.  Bishop David Brown has been identified by the local authority as a growing school that will double in size in the next five years.  This growth will also result in renovated and updated facilities for staff and students.

If you would like to visit us you would be more than welcome.  Our experience shows that candidates who visit our school always subsequently apply.

"There is a warm and friendly atmosphere that pervades the school and a great sense of pride among staff and pupils " Ofsted 2018

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Applications closed