Cover Supervisor, Brighton and Hove

Closing date:

Patcham High SchoolBrighton and Hove

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,848 per annum (actual pro rata salary)
Contract term: Permanent


COVER SUPERVISOR – Term Time Only, 32.5 hours per week

Required for September 2019, LGA Pay Scale 5, Point 12-17 £21,589-£23,836 per annum.   Actual pro rata salary £16,848-£18,601 per annum. The hours of work are 32.5 per week Monday to Friday 8.15am-3.15pm (term time only).   The actual starting salary for the successful candidate is £16,848 per annum.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, confident person to be our Cover Supervisor who will support our pupils’ learning.  The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a team or on their own under the direction of the Assistant Head and Cover Manager.  The role involves supervising pupils during cover lessons and supporting the Cover Manager with administration tasks. Please also refer to the detailed job description.

The successful candidates will

• Have experience in working in a school environment

• Have qualifications relating to working with children

• Have good organisation and communication skills 

• Be a team player 

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in joining our team, please download the application pack/application form also available on our school’s website   If you have any questions, please contact Elise Holmes, Headteacher’s PA who will be able to assist you either by telephone on 01273 543484, or email to

Patcham High School is an 11 – 16 comprehensive school of 1050 students, situated on the northern outskirts of Brighton, very close to the old village of Patcham and within easy reach of the A23 and A27.   The school is rapidly improving, at an exciting stage of change and development and aims to become Outstanding.  

Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.


Closing date: Tuesday 16th July at 1pm Interviews to be held:   To be confirmed 

More about Patcham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 503908
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Based in Brighton, Patcham High School is a secondary, community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. The mainstream school was founded in 1990 after Patcham Fawcett School for boys combined with Margaret Hardy School for girls. The East...