Cover Manager, Greenwich, London

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Plumstead Manor SchoolGreenwich, London
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary scale 5 - £19,400 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (actual working hours 7.00am to 3pm) 

Plumstead Manor is a rapidly improving and thriving school of 1500 students in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, with 300 students in the 6th form. We are committed to seeing all our students flourish and succeed as we want every door to be open to them in their future lives.

We are looking for an excellent administrator to join our support staff team. You will be responsible for organising the daily cover rota, which will include the planning of forward and emergency cover and keeping accurate records of cover staff used. You will also carry out occasional supervision of classes during the short-term absence of the teacher. 

To be successful you will need to be qualified to at least Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) including level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. A high level of computer literacy including the use of spreadsheets and information management systems is essential. Experience of using SIMS is desirable. Experience in managing young people, preferably in a school environment, maintaining high standards and expectations of behaviour and discipline is also desirable. 

We can offer you supportive and friendly colleagues and good professional development.

To apply, please visit and apply online. Alternatively, contact the HR Team on 020 3260 3123 or email: quoting ref: 657/CM

Closing date: Friday, 19th January 2018 at noon.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. References will automatically be requested for all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. The successful applicant will be required to be DBS checked prior to taking up post. 

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