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Cover Supervisor

Astrea Academy DearneBarnsley

The Role

Astrea Academy Dearne has an exciting opportunity for a Cover Supervisor to join their team!

We are looking for a Cover Supervisor with high aspirations and expectations for themselves and our students. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, focussed on improvement and have an unconditional positive regard for all young people.

As a Cover Supervisor you will:

  • Supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers.
  • Respond to questions and assist students to undertake the set activities.
  • Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
  • Work with the teacher and other staff in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons as appropriate.
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment.

We are looking for individuals who have:

  • Experience of working with secondary school age students.
  • Good knowledge and a general interest in all subject areas at secondary level.
  • Experience of working in a classroom/unit setting 

About Us

Astrea Academy Dearne is an 11-16 secondary situated in Barnsley and we are a school where our colleagues are all part of #TeamDearne. We have a low staff turnover, high staff morale and are looking positively to the future. We are within commutable distance from Wakefield, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield and are a proud member of the Astrea Academy Trust family of schools.

We are an inclusive school and are oversubscribed in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9. Being oversubscribed means we are looking to expand our excellent team of teaching professionals. We have the highest aspiration for our students to achieve their very best and grow both as individuals and as members of their community. The development of the whole child forms an integral part of our vision: we want the best for every student at Astrea Academy Dearne irrespective of their background. 

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

In return, we can offer you:

  • Generous Annual Leave entitlement
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities from your first day
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Continued professional development and training opportunities
  • Free on-site parking

Interested in applying?

If this is something you’re interested in, looking for a new challenge, have a passion for education or maybe all of the above, take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role to apply.

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