Associate Teacher / Cover Supervisor, Witham

Closing date:

Maltings AcademyWitham

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £10.85 per hour
Contract term: Temporary

£10.85 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay; inclusive of National Living Wage Foundation discretionary allowance)

Casual basis - as and when required

Maltings Academy and New Rickstones Academy in Witham, Essex are graded ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ by Ofsted respectively. Both have a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff.  Staff receive discounted membership at Witham Leisure Centre.  

We are recruiting a number of Associate Teachers to join our Cover team. This is a flexible role that provides full training and the opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team. 

You will provide cover for classes in the event of absence of teaching staff in all areas of the curriculum, following lesson plans provided and maintaining good order and focused activity. 

The successful candidates will be educated to Level 3 (minimum), have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to motivate our learners.  You will be able to adapt quickly to changing situations and ‘think on your feet’. 

These positions are on a casual basis across both academies, with working hours between 8.30am and 3pm. 

This role presents an exciting opportunity for applicants who have a degree (or are studying for a degree), as you gain experience to potentially develop a career within teaching.  A number of our support staff have progressed to our School Direct Teacher Training programme - for further information on this programme, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 9475689.

You can also contact Paula Maxted, Cover Manager for an informal discussion about the post on  01376 512 911 extension 1316 /

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite

These posts are required to commence as soon as possible.

Closing date:  Tuesday 23 April 2019.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 

Candidates are advised to carefully consider  the Supporting Statement section of the application form, explaining clearly how they meet the requirements of the person specification.  You must provide professional references with business contact information covering the past five years.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

More about Maltings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1376 512911
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