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Cover Supervisor

The Costello SchoolRG21 4AL

Cover Supervisor 

 33.75 Hours per Week (we are open to job share)

Term Time only inclusive of Inset days 8.00am – 3.20pm Monday - Friday

Salary: Grade 3 £18,934 - £19,942 per annum fte; actual salary £14,945 - £15,741 per annum

Start date: as soon as available

Here at The Costello School we know the importance of our people and how their work increases the life chances of the young people we serve. The role of Cover Supervisor is integral to the smooth operation of the school and the enhanced opportunities we give to our students.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual. The role is primarily to oversee classes during the short-term absence of teaching staff, actively supporting the progress of students and recognising that every lesson is a rich opportunity to learn.  

This is a demanding but highly rewarding role, as you will be dealing with students of all ages and abilities in different subjects. You will have a varied role within the school, supervising classes for short term absence, providing learning support for specific curriculum teams, examination invigilation and assisting on school visits. Support and guidance will be given to the appointed person to ensure provision of a safe and productive learning environment for all students. 

The ideal candidate will have 5 GSCEs at grades A-C, or equivalent, with sound numeracy, literacy and ICT skills.  The ability to communicate in a professional and effective manner is essential.  Experience of behaviour/classroom management and working with large groups of 11-16 year olds is preferred but not essential as training will be given to the right candidate. 

In return we recognise your skills and commitment to us:

- Wellbeing days

- A strong and extensive CPD programme

- Opportunities to undertake afternoon wellbeing sessions

- Great facilities

- Being part of something bigger as part of the high performing Bohunt Education Trust

- Amazing students and Wonderful colleagues

Please note the daily hours outlined include a 35 minute unpaid daily lunch break.

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th December 2021 (11.00am). 

We reserve the right to invite suitable applicants to interview prior to the application deadline.

Bohunt Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant pre-employment checks.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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