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Cover Supervisor

The King Edward VI Sheldon Heath AcademyBirmingham

36.5 hours per week, term-time only

1 Year Fixed Term Contract - Initially

King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is a successful, vibrant, popular Academy serving its local community.  We have a superb modern building, an extremely committed and hardworking staff group and highly motivated young people, it is a great place to be.

We seek a Cover Supervisor to join our team. To deliver lessons across all curriculum areas and year groups in the absence of the classroom teacher. The role will involve:

  • Supervising work that has been set, in accordance with Academy policy.
  • Managing the behaviour of students whilst they undertake this work, ensuring a constructive learning environment.
  • Responding to questions and requests for help from students.
  • Collecting completed work and reporting progress to relevant members of staff as appropriate.

To be successful you will set high expectations to motivate and challenge students whilst managing behaviour effectively, promoting a positive learning environment. In periods where cover is not required the ideal candidate must be flexible enough to undertake other tasks such as exam invigilation, break duties, form responsibilities, administration and general support. Previous experience working with children and young people or in a school environment is essential. Appropriate training will be given. 

To apply, please download an application form from the Academy’s website or email

Please note that an Academy Trust application form must be completed, CVs on their own are not accepted.    

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 8 December 2021.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

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