Curriculum Support Officer (Cover Supervisor), Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Brooke Weston AcademyNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: FTE £18,921 (actual £16,737)
Contract term: Permanent

We believe that a handful of years spent at Brooke Weston Academy will open up a lifetime of opportunities for children. 

We want to appoint a Curriculum Support Officer to supervise whole classes undertaking pre-prepared activities on a lesson by lesson basis in departments across the Academy. 

The primary focus of the role is to keep pupils on task and maintain a purposeful and orderly learning environment for pupils.  The Curriculum Support Officer will also be available for tasks such as accompanying Academy trips, workings with students with SEN, invigilating examinations, collecting and displaying work.

Emphasis for the successful candidate will be on creating positive relationships with students and operating in a climate of mutual respect and high expectations. Curriculum Support Officers will be expected to uphold these principles in this role.

The Curriculum Support Officer role can be a great stepping stone into teaching for the right candidate.

If this role excites you, please get in touch, or even better, come and visit us. We want to hear from you.

Our Academy

Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have.  Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve.  Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.  We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’.  

Join us

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our Academy is:

• Warm, welcoming and inclusive thanks to an incredibly talented team of staff

• A place that lives and breathes its values, with students at the heart of every decision

• A school where students love learning, want to learn and are deeply curious about their subjects: behaviour in our school is exceptional 

• Committed to creative and bespoke professional learning for all staff

• An immaculate and professional environment with state of the art facilities, set in a large campus surrounded by beautiful landscape 

• A high energy and rewarding place to work

• Highly successful: results in all Key Stages are exceptional and we are incredibly proud of the success we have with our disadvantaged and SEND students.  

• Our Academy is in the top 5% of schools nationally for progress and subjects are consistently significantly above the national average

In addition to a fantastic learning environment we offer the following employee benefits:

• A dynamic and supportive staff body led by a highly experienced leadership team

• A focus on bespoke professional learning with opportunities to participate and lead Teaching School activities

• Breakfast and lunch for all staff in our restaurant

• Subsided professional gym on site

• Variety of salary sacrifice schemes

• Laptop provided to all staff

A great place to live and work

Corby is a vibrant and growing town in Northamptonshire, reinventing itself from its steel past into a popular commuter town for London.  We are surrounded by beautiful countryside and market towns.  This is a community that our team love to work and live in.

How to apply

Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website or by telephoning 01536 396366.  Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to

Closing date: Tuesday 23 April 2019 

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 29 April 2019

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

Job location

More about Brooke Weston Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Coomb Road, Great Oakley, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 8LA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1536 396 366
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