Cover Supervisor, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Kingsthorpe CollegeNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Kingsthorpe College  

Cover Supervisor

Start Date - ASAP  

Do you believe that everything is possible?   

If so, Kingsthorpe College has an opportunity just for you. 

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to complement the teaching staff and to cover occasional short term absences within the College. With the guidance of teachers, the successful applicants will supervise classes doing the work they have been set, whilst assisting and motivating students in their learning.

You should be educated to at least ‘A’ level with a high level of literacy and numeracy skills.

You need to be an excellent communicator, have sound organisational skills and the ability to work confidently on your own initiative. Knowledge of behaviour management strategies and how to motivate young people would be advantageous as would experience of working with young people which could be in an employed or voluntary capacity.

Kingsthorpe College is an oversubscribed 11-18 Academy with 1296 students on roll (200+ students Post 16). This is an exciting time for the College and the Trust as we go from strength to strength - OFSTED Good 2015; Section 8 OFSTED Inspection September 2016 confirming previous high standards have been maintained; a positive Progress 8 score putting us in the top 25% of schools in England; and invited to become a Leading Edge school from April 2017 in recognition of our high performance.  We can offer a very good opportunity to develop your career working within h a forward looking and very supportive Administration team.

Why do we exist?

We exist because we believe we are the catalyst in students’ artistic, athletic and academic lives.  

How do we behave?

We behave with optimism, determination, thoughtfulness and clarity.

What do we do?

We provide character and currency for our students to achieve success.

How will we succeed?

We will differentiate ourselves by creating a healthy organization, making student-centric decisions and giving students opportunities to develop resilience, perseverance and creativity, and be curious, kind, well-rounded individuals.

At KC, we don’t value what we measure, we measure what we value.  For us, this is team work. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward looking and vibrant academy. 

Scale G Points 8 to 12

33.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Start date – As soon as possible

Please note that we may call applicants for interview as and when we receive the applications.

Please note the College cannot accept CV's. Applicants must complete a Support Staff Application Form that is available on the college website at

For more information please contact the Senior Strategic Leader Kate Hayward-Pretty on 01604 716106. 

Please email your completed application form to

Kingsthorpe College, Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 7HR Tel: 01604 716106

Kingsthorpe College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

More about Kingsthorpe College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 7HR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1604 716106
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