Cover Supervisor, Reading

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Highdown School and Sixth Form CentreReading

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,190 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

30 hours per week, term time plus five staff training days

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 32 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to cover lessons for absent teaching staff. Applicants should be confident, supportive and possess good interpersonal and communication skills.

We are keen to appoint a proactive and passionate individual with a strong classroom presence with excellent classroom and behaviour management skills. You will have experience of working in a similar environment.

You will be linked with a curriculum area and will undertake administrative tasks when you are not required for cover.

Why Highdown School?

  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels.
  • We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, the rest of Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities.
  • Staff have free access to Westfield Health advice and support service.

For details and an application form visit our website: Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, in the post or by email on  

Closing date: Midday, 26 June 2019.

Interviews: w/c 1 July 2019.

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check. 

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More about Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 118 9015800
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Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is located in Caversham, Reading. It is a mixed, mainstream secondary school that caters for students aged 11-18. Supported by the local education authority, this comprehensive school has approximately 1,250 stud...