Supply Cover Supervisor, North Yorkshire

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King James's SchoolNorth Yorkshire

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Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade D: £9.55-£9.94 per hour
Contract term: Supply

Supply Cover Supervisor

Supply/Relief   Term Time only

Grade D, £9.55-£9.94 per hour

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated Supply/Relief Cover Supervisor to work on an ad hoc basis to cover short-term absence of teaching staff.  The team is responsible for a wide range of duties, which include the supervision of students and allocation of work pre-prepared by the subject teacher. 

Term Time Only, Supply/Relief contract. In return, we offer a competitive salary, access to a contributory local government pension scheme and other additional staff benefits.  On days where working hours are 6 hours or over, you will receive a 30 minute unpaid break.

You will have a good understanding of classroom rules and procedures and the ability to manage time and communicate effectively to complete tasks to a high standard. You will have the confidence to manage pupil behaviour. The job will include:

  • registration and supervision of pupils 
  • delivery of pre-prepared activities and learning as set out by the subject teacher, to enable continuity of learning in their absence
  • provision of support and encouragement to pupils and  manage classroom organisation during the cover lesson
  • management of pupil behaviour
  • collection of any completed work at the end of the lesson, provision of feedback  and returning work to the appropriate person. 

You will be a dynamic and highly motivated individual with the ability to work without supervision. All training will be provided.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.  Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Applications must be submitted via email to and received by Friday 20th September  2019, 08:00am.  

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

More about King James's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: King James Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8EB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1423 866061
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King James’s School is a highly successful, mixed comprehensive school at the heart of the community, catering for students aged 11-18.  We are dedicated to helping children develop into confident, sensitive and responsible adults who are ...