Associate Teacher, Coventry

Closing date:

Sidney Stringer AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 3 - £12,898 to £14,173 pa (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

JOB DESCRIPTION – Associate teacher

Sidney Stringer Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


HOURS: 32.5 hours per week – Term time only plus 3 days

(Teacher Training days)

Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 3.30pm

JOB PURPOSE: To provide cover supervision in the event of the short-term absence of teaching

staff within the school

 To provide in-class support to other learning activities

 To assist with lunchtime supervision where necessary

 To assist with after school and break duties as part of the rota

 To offer after school enrichment activities

 To assist with the House tutorial programme as a co-tutor


Cover Supervision

 Supervise whole class to undertake work/activities that have been set by teachers in

accordance with the school policy, including introducing and closing the class.

 Take the register in accordance with school procedures.

 Manage the behaviour of students whilst undertaking cover supervision to ensure a

constructive environment.

 Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in


 Respond appropriately about process and procedures relating to the learning activity.

 Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the School’s policies and


 Collect any completed work at the end of the lesson, returning it to the appropriate teacher.

 Ensure that communication links with the appropriate teacher are established to ensure

continuity is maintained.

 Report back, as appropriate, using the Schools agreed procedures on the behaviour of students

during the class, and any issues arising.

 When not required to cover for absent teachers, other duties will be carried out by

arrangement with the Cover Manager.

In Class Support

To assist with various learning activities as directed by a class teacher. Activities will vary according to

the subject/age of students but could include working with individual students or small groups, and

assisting with the supervision of school visits.

Exam Invigilation

Assist as part of a team in invigilating examinations, either internal or external exams.


To assist as a co-tutor in one of the 5 houses.


 The postholder must carry out his or her duties will full regard to the Sidney Stringer Academy

Equal Opportunities Policy.

 To support with after school activities as directed by the Assistant Principal responsible for


 To be available for 2 lunchtime duties for 25 minutes each week as directed by the Assistant

Principal leading on duties.

 The postholder will perform any other duties and responsibilities within the range of the salary


Other Duties

 To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may well be reasonably required

and which are consistent with the role.

 To participate in performance management arrangements.

 To adhere to published school policies and procedures.

 To attend regular meetings with line manager.

Job location

More about Sidney Stringer Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 2 Primrose Hill Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7625 1756
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