Cover Supervisor/TA3, Salford

Closing date:Expiring soon

Co-op Academy SwintonSalford

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Headteacher:  Mr M. Harrison BSc (Hons) PGCE

Sefton Road, Pendlebury, Manchester, M27 6JU

Tel : 0161 794 6215   Email:

NOR 762   11-16 years

Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant level 3

32 hours per week, Term-time contract + 4 days, Permanent.

SCP 7 – 17  (Point 7 Pro rata salary £14,974  Point 17 pro rata salary £18,253).

Required for an immediate start we are looking for a Cover Supervisor to provide daily cover for absent teachers and to fulfil the crucial link of curriculum continuity during teacher absence.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a school environment, supporting students and making a difference to young people’s lives.  The post would suit those with prior experience of working as a Teaching Assistant.  Equally the position would be ideal to gain further experience, perhaps before committing to teacher training course.  Many of our Cover Supervisors have gone on to become qualified Teachers.

The successful candidate will possess well developed communication skills, excellent literacy and numeracy skills.  A commitment to continuous improvement.  Enthusiasm, adaptability.  A positive outlook and a willingness to be fully involved in school life

An excellent career and professional development offer is also at the heart of the academy’s commitment to you.  In addition you will have the opportunity to link with other Cooperative Academies across the North West.  Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

•   Do what matters most •   Be yourself, always

•   Show you care •   Succeed together

Benefits include:  Local Government Pension Scheme, Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 5% Co-op discount, 24/7 employee assistance programme etc.

Co-op Academy Swinton is popular and one of the most improved schools in the country. Sponsored by the Cooperative Group, one of Manchester’s largest businesses the culture of the Academy has a strong ethical stance using the Coop values and principles in all that we do.  Following a short inspection by Ofsted in May 2019, we are delighted to have maintained our overall effectiveness grade of GOOD.  We are well on the way to becoming the outstanding school that our community deserves. We strive for excellence, in everything we do, to better our students’ life chances.

Application forms are available from our academy website (please note we cannot accept a CV as a form of application: 

Please return via email to Mrs Carol Robinson at Co-op Academy Swinton: 

The Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

Closing date:  24th February    Interview date:  To be arranged


More about Co-op Academy Swinton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sefton Road, Pendlebury, Manchester, Lancashire, M27 6JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 794 6215
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Welcome from our Headteacher  

Thank you for considering this post at Co-op Academy Swinton. We hope you will find all you need to help you consider our school for your next career move. We’re part of the Co-op Academies Trust, a multi-academy t...