Cover Supervisor, Kirklees

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North Huddersfield Trust SchoolKirklees

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 7 (£14,922 - £15,897)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Job Summary

To provide short term cover in the absence of the classroom teacher, delivering high quality lessons using material pre-prepared by the teacher.

Cover Supervisor Key Tasks

  • Deliver lessons where teaching staff are absent and where cover has been left, to a   high standard with limited preparation time and on occasion at short notice
  • Deliver tutor time supervision
  • Ensure students are engaged, positive and on task throughout the cover lesson
  • Follow the school’s Behaviour Policy and actively manage and encourage excellent behaviour
  • Undertake Teaching Assistant duties when required, taking direction from the class teacher and / or Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Coordinator and provide support to individuals and groups 
  • Provide occasional administrative support to the Cover / Exams Manager at times when classroom cover is not required
  • Ensure that equipment and materials are suitable for the learning activities
  •  Under the direction of teaching staff or the SEND Coordinator, prepare materials and teaching aids where necessary
  • Ensure that both positive and negative behaviour is recorded in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist in training new staff 
  • In conjunction with colleagues, participate and assist with the supervision of students on educational visits
  • Actively encourage students to participate in the life and activities of the school to the best of their ability to help maximise the potential in all
  • Contribute to the maintenance of classroom displays and general classroom appearance
  •  Attend school meetings as required
  • Carry out break and lunchtime duties as agreed with the line manager    

Job location

More about North Huddersfield Trust School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodhouse Hall Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD2 1DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 223888
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Based in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, North Huddersfield Trust School is a secondary coeducational school for children aged between 11 and 16. It is a non-denominational establishment based in Huddersfield. Its funding status is state-foundation. The sc...