Cover Supervisor, Barking and Dagenham

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Barking Abbey SchoolBarking and Dagenham

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Start date: Permanent - Start Date: September 2019 Fixed Term - Start Date: TBC; End Date: July 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Scale 5 SP 12 - 15 £24,462 - £25,809 per annum pro rata £18,650 - £19,677 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

Cover Supervisor

Permanent & Fixed Term Contract

Term Time only, 38 weeks per year

32.5 hours per week

Permanent - Start Date: September 2019

Fixed Term - Start Date: TBC;   End Date: July 2020

Salary Scale 5 SP 12 - 15 £24,462 - £25,809 per annum pro rata

£18,650 - £19,677 actual salary

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Barking Abbey School for experienced classroom based Cover Supervisors 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:  31st August 2019

Interviews: September 2019

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.

More about Barking Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sandringham Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 9AG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3967 7030
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