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Cover Supervisor and Parents' Evening Administrator

Reading SchoolReading

37 hours per week, term time only plus five INSET days

Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

We are seeking to appoint an organised and enthusiastic individual to cover a range of classes when teaching staff are absent and to work proactively on a range of administrative tasks. This role is integral to the smooth operation of the school and the successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and a creative approach to supporting our students' learning.

The Cover Supervisor and Parents' Evening Administrator will be able to motivate young people, will have excellent IT skills and will enjoy using their own life experiences as part of a team. They must be able to work independently to manage bookings for six parents’ evening a year, and collaboratively to provide the best possible experience for students when their own teacher is absent.

They must also be comfortable dealing with confidential information and willing to undertake training relating to the delivery of public examinations.

It could be an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for a career change, as it synthesis administrative function and classroom management 

Combining a distinguished heritage, a positive reputation for outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to high standards of pastoral care, at Reading School we aspire to be a "World Class School" with excellence at the heart of everything we do. We are situated 15 minutes' walk from central Reading and close to transport links. Reading is a diverse place to live with arts, culture and heritage at the heart of the town.

We offer an exceptional all-round education enabling each student to realise his academic, cultural or sporting potential. A Selective Boys’ School, Reading School takes both day and boarding students. In 2020, the school was rated the Sunday Times South East State School of the Year and awarded 'outstanding' in the Boarding Ofsted Inspection in February 2020.

We are committed to developing all our staff, and have a track record of recruiting cover supervisors who develop through this role into other administrative or teaching specialisms.

Applicants should complete the Associate Staff application form and send it to 

Closing date: Monday 3 January 2022.

Interview date: Thursday 6 January 2022.

Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

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