Cover Supervisor

Dean Trust Rose BridgeWigan
  •  Salary - Grade 4 Points 5 – 8, £19,312 – £20,493 per annum, pro rata  
  • Actual salary £14,463-£15,348 per annum  
  • 33 hours per week, Monday – Friday  
  • Term Time only including 5 INSET days  
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – Greater Manchester Pension Fund

The Dean Trust is looking for exceptional people to join its team in our Dean Trust Rose Bridge school. The Dean Trust has a number of high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement. The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.

The Governing body is now seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor, following a review of our growth and curriculum needs. This post offers an excellent opportunity for candidates with a vision to inspire pupils in a 21st Century Learning environment.

As a Cover Supervisor, you will be part of a friendly and dedicated department. Staff hold high expectations for all pupils and work tirelessly to raise attainment and achievement.

Please find below a job description and person specification.

What are we looking for?

•To work closely with the Deputy Headteacher to ensure all classes have appropriate daily cover

•To ensure the school’s teaching and learning and lesson protocols are followed in all cover lessons and that pupils settle quickly in their learning activities

•To ensure pupils follow set activities and lesson plans provided, and are given appropriate support and guidance to move them on in their learning

•To manage the behaviour of pupils in lessons and report any behaviour issues following the school’s procedure

•To quickly establish effective working relationships with all groups of pupils taught

•To support and guide pupils in lessons with their progress in the tasks that are set.  This will be through providing written and verbal feedback to support their learning in lessons

•To complete lesson evaluation feedback for lessons delivered to advise absent teachers of progress made in lessons

•To manage the effective deployment of Teaching Assistants during lessons taught

•To provide verbal and written feedback on pupil work completed when required

•To collect any completed work after each lesson and return it to the appropriate teacher or Head of Faculty, informing staff of any issues identified

•To promote and role model high expectations of all pupils

•To contribute fully to the wider role expected of all staff in ensuring the school maintains its high standards

Method of Application

The preferred method of application is electronically via email to All applications must be made using The Dean Trust’s application form.  Applications will be shortlisted for interview and the HR Department will contact those applicants who are selected.

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 17th September 2021

Interview dates: Week commencing 20th September 2021

The Dean Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and Disqualification Declaration.

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