Cover Supervisor, Southampton

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Hounsdown SchoolSouthampton
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Start date: Required to start ASAP or January 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Grade C (£16,209 - £17,955 fte per annum)
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide cover for absent teachers throughout the school covering students’ lessons. Required to work 32.5 hours per week (8.15am–3.15pm Monday – Friday) term time only (39 weeks per year). Actual salary range £12,178 - £13,490 per annum depending on experience (based on 32.5 hours). 

A firm but non-confrontational approach towards discipline is essential, as are excellent communication skills. Experience of working with young people is desirable, although full training will be provided. Applicants need to have a good general education and be educated to GCSE level C or equivalent in Maths and English. Graduates looking for future teaching careers considered.

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to an Academy in August 2011. We are a popular, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017) Hampshire school, and a strategic partner for the ETC Teaching School Alliance. Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders. The school motto is ‘Be the best that you can be’.

Hounsdown offer all staff EduHealth Foundations Membership and the opportunity to also benefit from private healthcare, childcare vouchers and the cycle to work scheme.

Further details, including an application form, are available from 

To apply, please complete a Hounsdown School Support Staff application form. Please note, we do not accept CVs. 

Closing date: noon on Friday 8th December 2017.

Interview date: w/c 18th December 2017.

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

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