Cover Supervisor, Barking & Dagenham

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Barking Abbey SchoolBarking & Dagenham
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Scale 5 SP 22 - 25 £22,956 - £24,999 per annum pro rata (£17,323 - £18,864 actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Cover Supervisor


Term Time Only 

32.5 hours per week

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary Scale 5 SP 22 - 25 £22,956 - £24,999 per annum pro rata £17,323 - £18,864 actual salary 

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Barking Abbey School for a classroom based Cover Supervisor to work under the guidance of teaching staff and within an agreed system of supervision, to deliver cover lessons in the classroom including the supervision of whole classes during the short term and long term absence of teachers. Classes will include a wide range of subjects and student numbers can be between 15 to 30.  

Successful candidates must have a positive solution focused attitude and willing to foster positive working relationships with students. Be resilient in the face of difficult behaviour and know how to apply school behaviour techniques and policies. The role is demanding and therefore it is essential that candidates are able to manage difficult situations and conflict. No two days are the same therefore flexibility and adaptability is vital.  

Barking Abbey is a heavily over-subscribed split site secondary school in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, and has a well-deserved reputation for its friendly and supportive atmosphere and its excellent academic achievements.  

Interested applicants should download the core staff application form, found on-line at and email completed application forms to 

Closing date for this post: Midday 14th December 2018

Interviews: Week Commencing 17th December 2018

Barking Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including Disclosure check, will be undertaken on all successful applicants.

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