Cover Supervisor, Purley, Surrey

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Thomas More Catholic SchoolPurley, Surrey

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Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale Point 22-25: inc. OLA: £19,387 - £21,114 per annum (subject to experience and qualifications)
Contract term: Permanent

2017 Results 66% 4+ Basic GCSEs

This is an exciting time to join the school where positive change is taking place. HMI said Thomas More Catholic School:

  • Are making significant changes
  • Are taking effective action
  • Changes are sustainable because of new school systems, robust lines of accountability and the scope for leaders to champion their areas of responsibility.

We seek to provide a rich and varied education for all students and strive to provide them with the opportunity to achieve in every way.

Cover Supervisors play a crucial role in supporting students during the short term absence of their normal teacher. You will be required to ensure students are informed of the work set and oversee the lesson in terms of classroom management and resourcing. In addition, you may also be asked to assist with school visits, invigilation and duties before/during/after school. 

The successful applicant should have 5 GCSEs including grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent; have experience of working with children/young adults; have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to form good working relationships.

Note: you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

For more information about the school, please visit To apply, please return your completed application form, recruitment monitoring form and disclosure form to the school via email:

Please apply as soon as possible as we review all applications upon receipt.

We reserve the right to close the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed.

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to the normal pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).

SSAT Network Member | Erasmus+ and International Schools Award Holder

Executive Headteacher: Mrs R Holden | Head of School: Ms J Okokon

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More about Thomas More Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86686251
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