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Cover Supervisor

St Francis Xavier Sixth Form CollegeWandsworth

St. Francis Xavier is a dynamic and ambitious Sixth Form College, one of the closest Sixth Form Colleges to both the City of London and to Parliament. We thrive on our many engagements and connections with higher education, with employers and with external agencies and we relish the challenge of working out how best to equip our young people to compete and flourish in the future. Rated “Good” by Ofsted (in 2018), the College achieves excellent standards and is proud to support many young people from non-traditional backgrounds to successful progression to higher education and to employment.  Currently, it is embarking upon a journey to achieve one of the first awards of “Apple Distinguished” status for its digital innovation practice in teaching, learning and assessment. We strive to ensure that we take care of and support the development of the whole person: educational, emotional, social and spiritual.

Cover Supervisor

Start date: January 2022 |Salary: £24,235 (FTE £28,317) 

Fixed term contract

Are you passionate about inspiring students to achieve their full potential? SFX College is currently looking to recruit a full-time Cover Supervisor on a fixed, term time only contract starting in January 2022. 

As Cover Supervisor you will supervise whole classes working independently in subjects across the curriculum, supporting them to complete the work set to the best of their ability.  You will also support small groups of students to help them to catch-up with learning missed due to COVID.

You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to build rapport with all stakeholders.  Desire to work with young people aged 16-19 from diverse cultural backgrounds in an educational setting is essential.  In addition, you will have a good understanding of learning strategies and strong organisational skills.

This is a 35 hours per week over 5 days, term time only, fixed term contract until July 2022.

Your salary will be paid on NJC scale 13 £24,235 (FTE £28,317). 

SFX College offers a competitive salary, supportive and friendly environment and a great range of benefits including excellent training opportunities, free use of our state of the art fitness suite and staff fitness classes, cycle to work scheme, on site free parking, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, and employee assistance programme to name a few. 

How to apply 

Click the ‘Quick apply’ button below to complete the application form. Please note, CVs will not be accepted. For more information about the College please visit  

The closing date for receipt of application forms is noon on Monday 6 December 2021

Interviews are scheduled to be held in the week beginning 13 December 2021

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted for interview.

SFX is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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