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Job details
Employer The Charles Dickens School
Location Canterbury
Salary KR5 - £17,827-£19,607 (pro rata £14,750 – £16,222)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts November 2018

Cover Supervisor  

KR5 - £17,827-£19,607 (pro rata £14,750 – £16,222)  

37 hours per week, term time only + 1 SDD  

Our School  

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joined the Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017, working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding co-educational grammar school in Canterbury.  This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice.  The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.  

The Post  

Governors are seeking to appoint an excellent Cover Supervisor to supervise students in the absence of teachers so that students’ learning can continue and to supervise internal and external examinations.  Candidates should be educated to degree or equivalent level and possess at least 2 years’ experience of working closely with children.  

In addition candidates should be able to communicate diplomatically with adults and be able to self-motivate, prioritise effectively and work independently with minimal supervision is vital.  Good numeracy, literacy and IT skills are required.   

Hours of work are 08.15-16.45 Mon-Thu and 08.15-16.15 (to include a 20 minute unpaid coffee break and a 40 minute unpaid lunch break).  

Deadline:  Monday 16 October 2017 @ midday 

How to Apply  

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School's application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  On the website visit the information page and click on Recruitment.  Please email your application to  If you wish to discuss this post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs J Winkworth, Personnel Assistant.

The Charles Dickens 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 post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List of Children.

About the employer

Information about The Charles Dickens School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Broadstairs Road
CT10 2RL
United Kingdom