Cover Supervisor, County Durham

Closing date:

King James I AcademyCounty Durham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,162 - £18,599
Contract term: Permanent

Cover Supervisor

Required: September 2018

37 Hours per week – Term Time + 5 Days

Grade E, point 19-22

(£17,162 - £18,599) (Actual Salary)


Headteacher: Mr N Grieveson BA NPQH

Number on Roll: 777 (including 122 Sixth Form)

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to supervise planned lessons for teaching colleagues, in their absence and provide in-class learning support within an identified curriculum area. The successful candidate will focus relentlessly upon giving students opportunities for success both within and beyond the classroom as well as providing stimulating and engaging learning experiences. 

Working at King James I Academy will provide the opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff whose mission is to become an outstanding Academy that develops successful, well rounded, socially mobile and confident young people who can contribute effectively to the global community.  

After excellent results in 2017 we are building upon our success in 2018.  Students and staff alike are working hard to ensure that our students achieve their best possible outcomes.

Our excellent teaching and support staff helped students to achieve a very pleasing Progress 8 score of +0.12 in August 2017 (a measure of the progress made by students during their time at King James).  This means that students attending King James’ achieved more than was expected, on average, across all of their best eight subjects in Year 11.  Students in our Sixth Form also achieved very positive value added, meaning that they too exceeded expected outcomes.

Closing Date: Monday 18th June 2018 (Noon) 

Interviews: TBC

Please complete the electronic application form and return to Alternatively, please contact the Academy on 01388 603388 for an application pack and return before the closing date. Postal applications must be made to: King James I Academy, Bishop Auckland, South Church Road, County Durham, DL14 7JZ. If you would like to arrange an informal visit of the school then please contact Ben Pearson at the Academy on 01388 603388 or on the above e-mail address. 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and the successful completion of a DBS and Health Check.

King James I Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about King James I Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: South Church Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1388 603388
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