Cover Supervisor, Coventry

Closing date:

Whitley AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: 29th April
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5 (£21,074 - £26,470 fte pro rata [£18,206- £22,867 actual])
Contract term: Permanent

When staff, students and families walk through our gates and onto our site, they belong to the Whitley Academy community. In this community, we build meaningful relationships based on trust and mutual respect. Our classrooms, corridors and the school environment are safe spaces where nobody is judged and everyone is valued. In our community, we are proud of our school and committed to supporting all staff and students to “be the best you can be”.

The role involves covering and delivering lessons for absent staff.  The candidate must be :-

  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated to support student learning in the classroom and  manage behaviour
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing circumstances in their day-to-day work
  • Confident to work with young people and self-reliant
  • Keen to make a difference to young people through a structured approach to learning
  • Someone who has high expectations of students and colleagues

We will offer you;

  • A positive and innovative learning culture, 
  • A dedicated, highly skilled and committed staff, upholding high expectations of and aspirations for all of our students,
  • A strong sense of community,
  • Access to the RSA Academies’ Teaching School Alliance, which offers high quality training and leadership experiences for all staff,
  • PiXL network access, developing new ideas and strategies to impact on student learning and
  • A number of additional benefits including a fantastic internal CPD programme, fostering excellence in teaching and learning, free parking, a vibrant modern building and facilities in a beautiful location within easy reach of the M40/M6 corridor.
  • The post will be term time only plus training days.

Closing date : Monday 18th March 2019  

Interview date: WB 18th March 2019 TBC

Completed applications should be returned via email to   

Only fully completed application forms will be accepted, CVs not accompanied with a completed application form will not be considered. We review applications for candidate suitability as soon as they are submitted, and so may conduct some interviews in advance of the closing date.

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More about Whitley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 4BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7630 2580
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