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
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
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.
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
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.