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Learning Supervisor

The Downs SchoolWest Berkshire

Learning Supervisor

The Downs School, West Berkshire

Closing Date: 12 December 2021

Proposed Start Date: ASAP

Contract type: Term Time and Part Time – 32.5 hours per week + 1 INSET day.

Salary: West Berkshire Council Band F, actual salary £16,202 - £18,983 (FTE £21,748-£25,481)

We are looking to recruit a confident and resourceful Learning Supervisor.  You will work as part of an experienced and dedicated team and will be expected to cover lessons for teacher absences.  

The cover supervisor’s role is to introduce work to students, set by a subject specialist, and support the students with their learning in the absence of the classroom teacher. This will include issuing (not setting) work, managing behaviour, responding to students' general queries and ensuring students are working to their full potential, whilst keeping them on task.

The successful candidate will be organised, flexible and reliable, with the ability to work with students in a professional and appropriate way.

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful and oversubscribed school, judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.   The roll is over 1200 with a well-established Sixth Form.  Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’. 

The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 5 minutes from the A34.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site  or by contacting Mrs C Clark, HR Manager on 01635 270000

Please return your applications by 12 December 2021 by e-mail   

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.


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