Cover Supervisor, Greenwich

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Stationers' Crown Woods AcademyGreenwich

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Start date: Early September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Scale 5 Point 12 £24,462 FTE (Actual salary £20,681 based on Term Time working pattern)
Contract term: Fixed Term

About the role:  Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy has a great opportunity to appoint a number of new/additional Cover Supervisors who will join us for the new academic year starting in September 2019.  Joining the wider Support Department, supervising whole classes during short-term absence of teachers is the key responsibility of a Cover Supervisor.  Every day will be varied and you'll have the opportunity to work with a variety of year groups and across different subject areas, although we make every effort to timetable our Cover Supervisor team accordingly to their strengths.  You'll foster great working relationships with staff and students alike, and for those considering a career in teaching in the future, this position is ideal as it will give you the first-hand exposure to strengthen your UCAS application.  

Responsibilities include; 

•    To give instructions for a lesson as provided for by a teacher 

•    Ensuring good behaviour of the students and make sure the students engage in the earning activity

•    Responding to students’ general questions and provide feedback to the teacher on broad issues such as behaviour

•    Be subject to general supervision and will act under the professional direction of teachers

GRADUATES!  If you are a graduate and considering a career in teaching, a Cover Supervisor position could be the ideal way to gain classroom experience and decide if education is right for you. We can then support you in applying for and securing a training position within our Trust. Explore our courses on UCAS using provider code 24Q. 

Please note that Cover Supervisors will not be expected to undertake any planning, preparation or assessment of students’ progress and/or development.  Applicants can consult the Job Description for further information and guidance on the day to day duties of the role by clicking here. 

Working at Stationers' Crown Woods Academy:  Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy joined our Trust in 2014.  The campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub.  Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted be part of Leigh Academies Trust who, with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne, will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.

Our objective is to be a flagship Academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation. An Academy where no child feels lost and no child is left behind. An Academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the center of all that we do.

What are we looking for in you?  It is preferable for applicants will have previous experience of working with young people but not essential. You will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in literacy and numeracy, and will ideally have progressed to complete a Degree at university. You will be committed to personal learning and development, and have a sincere commitment to sharing our long-term aims and drive for continuous improvement. In return, we will offer you a professional and supportive team, a state of the art working environment and a genuine opportunity to develop. As a Trust we feel it is important to hire for the right attitude which is why we look for support staff who are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day to day pressures that the classroom brings.  

Click here for a glimpse of what life is like working for Leigh Academies Trust and why we're so proud of what we do.   

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs  or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. 

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 145 Bexley Road, Eltham, London, SE9 2PT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8850 7678
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Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is a 1,560-pupil secondary school with a sixth form. It is a non-denominational establishment that educates students aged between 11 and 18. The coeducational school is based in Eltham, London and was converted to acad...