Referral & Cover Supervisor / Teaching Assistant, Brighton and Hove

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Hove Park School and Sixth Form CentreBrighton and Hove
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: NJC Scale 5 - £21,074 -£23,111 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Referral & Cover Supervisor / Teaching Assistant

Salary: NJC Scale 5 – Point 22-25, £21,074 - £23,111 per annum – dependent on experience – 30.00 hours per week, 46.2 weeks per annum (salary to be pro rata in accordance with term time working)

Hove Park School and Sixth Form is an ambitious and innovative place to work. We strive to help young people enjoy successful lives by giving them an inspirational, academic and enriching education, with a strong emphasis on independent learning and harnessing new technology.

We are seeking to hire an experienced Referral & Cover Supervisor / Teaching Assistant. This role will combine the duties of Referral and Cover Supervisor with some of the responsibilities associated with a Teaching Assistant. The right candidate will be flexible and able to supervise referrals and cover whilst also supporting students, including those with special educational needs. 

The main purposes of this job are:

  • To collect students from class when called upon by teachers and to place students in senior teacher’s classrooms or isolation in line with the school’s behaviour policy supporting good behaviour for learning.
  • To supervise a group of students during the short term absence of a teacher to ensure that students carry out a pre-prepared lesson, maintain good order and to keep students on task, responding to questions and generally assisting students to undertake set activities.
  • To work under the instruction or guidance of teaching or senior staff to undertake work, care or support programmes, to enable access to learning for students and to assist the teacher in the management of students and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area

Information about this post and an application form can be downloaded from our website:

Please return your completed application form to

Hove Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Deadline for applications – Tuesday 19th June, 2018

Interviews:  Week beginning 25th June (Day TBC)

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More about Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre
Address: Nevill Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 7BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 295000