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College Cover Supervisor

Great Oaks CollegeHounslow

                     Cover Supervisor Required                                  

Great Oaks College is a specialist independent setting providing further education to students aged 19-25 with Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autism.

Due to our rapid and continued expansion, we are looking to appoint a highly skilled and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to work with our college team providing cover for teachers during PPA, absences and occasionally to provide cover as a member of the support staff.

The successful candidate will deliver lessons, planned with teachers to groups of students across the three pathways: Vocational, Life skills and Sensory. You will provide teachers with a record of lessons delivered and record student progress according to College protocol. You will also prepare learning resources for the delivery of lessons in line with relevant module plans.

You must be passionate about working with young adults with special needs and have previous experience of working in a special educational setting or similar environment. You must be competent with using Makaton signing and symbols for communication and essentially have experience of working with students with autism and complex needs. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Great Oaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young adults and anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the College’s website: Visits to the College are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.

If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to 

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification. 

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 15th January 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 21st January 2021

Start Date: 22nd February 2021 (negotiable)

Pay Scale: Hounslow Pay Scale SO1 - Point 21 to 26

Actual Salary: £22,137 to £23,667 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent 

Hours of work: 31.25 hours per week

                                        8.30am – 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. Term time only 

An essential pre-employment induction will be arranged before the start date.

                           CV’s will not be accepted. No agencies please

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