Cover Supervisor, London SW12

Closing date:

La Retraite RC Girls' SchoolLondon SW12
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Pts 18-20 (former NJC Scale 6). Actual Salary: £23,986 - £24,897 pa for 35 hours per week, term-time only.
Contract term: Permanent

La Retraite is a highly successful, diverse and over‐subscribed girls' 11‐19 Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided comprehensive school with a strong reputation for all‐round excellence. We achieved our second ‘Outstanding’ OFSTED judgement in all categories in 2013.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to cover absent teachers on a short-term basis, teaching a variety of different subjects.  You will normally be given work to set for the class but may occasionally be asked to provide work or activities yourself.   You will teach lessons and help with any assessment as far as possible.

We are particularly interested in applicants who have experience of teaching or are confident in delivering lessons to a class.

Some of the key skills and qualifications that you must have are:

  • Good numeracy/literacy skills 
  • A training in relevant learning strategies 
  • Experience of working with children of a relevant age or supervising groups of children

Weekly working hours will total 35 per week, Monday to Friday, 8 am - 4pm with a 1 hour unpaid break.

We offer all staff access to a Private Healthcare scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme. We are in a good location 10 minutes’ walk from both Balham and Clapham South tube stations and near a number of key bus routes. 

Please go onto our website to the Vacancies section, where you can apply online. 

If you should have any queries please email Ms Clarke, HR Manager, at Visits are encouraged and can be arranged by emailing Ms Clarke or telephoning her on 020 8673 5644 extension 159. 

Closing date is 12 noon on Thursday 14th February 2019

Interviews are expected to take place late February / early March 2019

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at

La Retraite RC School is committed to safer recruitment and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Faith - Values - Excellence

La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School 

Atkins Road, Clapham Park, London SW12 0AB.

Tel: 020 8673 5644.  Fax: 020 8675 8577.

Headteacher: Mr Dominic Malins

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