Cover Supervisor, Bexley

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Belmont Primary SchoolBexley
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Start date: September 2018 or earlier if available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £ 17,669 - £ 19,241 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Reference: SCH4466

Belmont Primary School is a successful, fully inclusive, oversubscribed two form entry school with a Nursery and specialist provision for pupils with visual impairment and physical/medical needs. We also have an assessment unit for pupils with complex needs.  Our staff are hardworking and enthusiastic and pupils enjoy learning in a stimulating environment. Belmont School is part of a hard federation with Woodside School.  The two schools share one Executive Headteacher.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic cover supervisor to provide release time for our Teachers as well as providing cover across the school as required. In addition, there are opportunities to lead pupil interventions.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Experience at covering classes at least across Key Stages 1 and 2.
Flexibility and an ability to use initiative
Excellent behaviour management and an inclusive ethos
An ability to communicate clearly using standard English, GCSE 'C' grade or equivalent in English and Maths

We are looking for a Cover Supervisor to start in September or earlier if available to provide planned classroom cover, teaching the whole class in accordance with the teachers' plans. In emergency cover situations be responsible for planning and preparing lessons/learning activities and to delivering these in whole classes and small groups.

To work with small groups or individual pupils to provide learning opportunities which will support them in achieving their full potential.

We can offer you the opportunity:

  • To work in a safe, successful and inclusive school community.
  • To have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you in the role.
  • To work as part of an experienced teaching team
  • To further develop and enhance your skills through continuing professional development.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Visits to the school are encouraged.  To apply for an application pack please email or alternatively contact Sue Gonzalez, Office Manager on 01322 432057.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

For further information about the school please visit the school website.


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