Lesson Cover Officer, Coventry

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Foxford School & Community Arts CollegeCoventry
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Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,772 - £17,308
Contract term: Permanent

Lesson Cover Officer Grade 4 Term time only, + 5 days 33 hrs per week, Temporary or Permanent

Pro rata salary band: £14,772 - £17,308 (9.94 – 11.64 per hour) (Full time, all year round band: £19,171 to £22,462)

The role of the cover officer is to provide effective classroom cover in the absence of a teacher. We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated professional to join our team to play a vital role in school. You will deliver the work set by the teacher to our students in any subject area across the school; ensuring students are on task, demonstrating a positive attitude towards learning.  You will need confidence, with the ability to inspire our students so that they maintain their learning in the absence of their teacher.

You would not necessarily need to be able specialise in any particular subject area, however, if you did have a subject specialism, we would try to play to your strengths and offer the opportunity to support in this area.  You would need a high level of literacy and numeracy so that you can support our students to achieve their best.

Perhaps you are someone who is really determined to get onto the right teacher training programme for you, looking for a stepping stone to gain some instrumental experience.  This opportunity will certainly provide this. You could be affiliated to one or more faculties and a number of students.  You will have the chance to be a tutor, to participate in all stages of the planning cycle, to assist colleagues with the differentiation of resources and to mentor a number of identified students.  We would seek a high level of literacy and numeracy in 

Foxford is an 11-18 vibrant, multi-cultural school which is known for its friendly and supportive ethos and its ambition to succeed.  We have recently become part of Castle Phoenix Trust which specialises in leadership and was founded in February 2013, on the success of the Caludon Castle Teaching School.

Being part of a Multi Academy Trust, and its associated teaching school, facilitates an opportunity to further develop our strategies to continue to invest in and develop our staff and, most importantly, bring about the best possible outcomes for our students who deserve the very best.

The Trust has a strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, through its people strategy, and offers a range of benefits which include the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, free parking and an employee discount scheme.

Application packs are available to download on www.wmjobs.co.uk www.tes.co.uk or by email from Ali Wilkins, HR manager, aliw@foxford.coventry.sch.uk.  Completed forms are returnable to HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk 

Application deadline: Friday, 6 December 2019, 9.00 am 

More about Foxford School & Community Arts College
Address: Grange Road, Longford, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 6BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76369200