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Cover Supervisors

Cover Supervisors

Longfield Academy


  • Expired
£75 per day worked / £18,110 per annum fte based on working pattern
Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Temporary
Start date:
March 2018
Apply by:
12 February 2018

Job overview

About the role:  Longfield Academy are seeking to appoint Cover Supervisors to join and expand their dedicated team to provide full support to the staff and students.  The successful candidates will ensure the good behaviour of our students and make sure students engage in their learning during short-term absence of Teachers.  Cover work will be supplied wherever possible for you to use as a basis for the lessons and we will also determine your subject specialisms with you as a preference.  Excellent inter-personal skills are required for this post as our successful candidates needs to demonstrate that they can build good rapport with staff and students alike.  This post is ideal for graduates with an interest in developing a career in teaching as the experience you can gain from this is first-hand, and also those who may have had experience within the education sector beforehand and are seeking a flexible working pattern.

Please consult the Job Description by clicking here for an overview of the responsibilities of the post holder.  Please note that whilst previous experience within an education environment is desirable, full training will be provided for the successful candidates.  

Working basis: We currently have a number of opportunities on either of the following contracts;

  • Term Time Only; Monday-Friday with a salary of £18,110 fte per annum (pro rata according to hours agreed). 
  • Paid on Claim; you can agree in advance with the Line Manager which days you are available and can be contacted on any of these to be called into work.  The role offers £75 per day that you work and a £10 retainer per day when you are available but not required to work.  This suits those seeking a more flexible way of working as your days can be agreed in advance.  

About Longfield Academy: In June 2014 Longfield Academy was judged by Ofsted as a 'Good' school in all categories. Our Academy is a friendly and calm environment where relationship building pays huge dividends. The Academy has a beautiful, £26m learning environment which includes a specialist ASD provision, state of the art technology and sports facilities. We are consistently heavily over-subscribed and have a large and growing Sixth Form.

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other academies in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.  We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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About Longfield Academy

Longfield Academy offers a friendly and supportive working environment with innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The academy is recognised as an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school and delivers the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to students in years 7 -9. Our most recent inspection in 2018 confirmed that Longfield Academy continues to provide strong educational outcomes for students. The richness of our extracurricular activities allows our students to excel in drama, music, sports and STEM. Leaders of the academy are highly ambitious for all of the students. We have a strong drive for school improvement underpinned by a relentless focus on the core business of improving teaching and learning. We do not limit that ambition to the outcomes of public examinations; our students being prepared for life is equally as important to everyone at the academy. Our pastoral system is truly exceptional and we pride ourselves on the quality of care for every student. Our Post-16 provision continues to go from strength to strength, rated in the top 10% for Kent, with our students securing places at top universities.

Longfield Academy benefits from modern, state-of-the-art facilities for learning across all subject areas. We have a thorough and robust approach to school improvement, and the academy is well on course to becoming a truly Outstanding school.


Dr Felix Donkor


Our values prepare the international citizens of tomorrow.  We aim to develop reflective, inquiring young minds who understand the value of success and are not afraid to fail or take calculated risks in order to learn.  They will be leaders and team-players as well as confident, happy individuals who set themselves challenging life goals.

Our core values are:

  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Celebration
  • Achievement


We believe in a community that nurtures unique individuals into becoming the open minded thinkers and principled adults of a diverse society.  We have an ethos of high standards that provides the opportunity to aspire and achieve beyond expectations.  We place importance on collaboration within the Trust and beyond, at a national and international level, to bring the best outcomes for our students.  We aim to develop enquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect, recognising that other people with their differences can also be right.

Please find our Trusts vision:

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