Cover Supervisor, Kent

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Mascalls AcademyKent

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Start date: 2nd September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,498 full-time equivalent, £14,765 actual salary per annum
Contract term: Permanent

About the role:  Due to many of our current post-holders commencing teacher training from September 2019, Mascalls Academy now has the opportunity to appoint Cover Supervisors who will join us to cover a variety of classes during periods of absence of the designated teacher.  Our successful candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining a positive environment for effective learning, through the application of the systems and structures developed by the academy.  Full training will be provided and in the long term, this is an excellent position for those of you considering teacher training in the future as it provides the broad exposure required, and is ideal for any candidates who have a genuine passion for developing and supporting young adults.  

If successful, you would be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area and one that will develop your career; we have a fantastic track record and there are numerous opportunities for professional development.  If you are committed to providing a first class education experience, then we want to hear from you.

Working at Mascalls Academy:  Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential.  The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution.  Our recent OFSTED inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”.  Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.  Our most recent inspection can be found here.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team is committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers.  Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

We can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and collaborative department, not only within Mascalls but with the wider Trust as well. Full support will be provided and you’ll have the tools and environment needed to teach in a way that works for you.  We know that being a teacher can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measures and that you thrive on inspiring young adults and stimulating their curiosity.  We aim to give our teachers the freedom to innovate and inspire our students as we know this is a crucial ingredient in driving great learning outcomes.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at academy level and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  As part of the cluster structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical areas to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

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. We require all staff within the Trust to complete an enhanced DBS check as part of our on-boarding process in order to safeguard our students.



More about Mascalls Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1892 835366
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Mascalls Academy is a mixed comprehensive academy that provides an excellent all-round education in a friendly and supportive environment.  We are dynamic, forward-thinking and aim to prepare students for the challenges they will face after scho...