Thomas Gainsborough School

Cover Supervisor

Start Date: November 2023

Contract Type: Permanent, part time (35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)

Hours of Work: 8.30am to 4pm, Monday - Friday. part time hours will be considered

Salary: Grade 4 SP 9 - 12 (FTE £25,119 - £27,334 / Actual £20,323 - £22,116 per annum)

Responsible To: Cover Manager

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic positive person, to join this successful and popular school.

You will be required to:

  • Provide supervision of classes when teachers are absent.
  • Implement set work, monitor students and report on progress.
  • When needed to, provide examination supervision and accompany school trips.

Therefore, we are looking for someone who:

  • Is qualified in English, Maths and Science to at least GCSE Grade C (or equivalent).
  • Is willing to work flexibly, use initiative and able to work under pressure.
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for supporting young people.
  • Has an excellent sense of humour.

Induction and training will be provided. This post is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a desire to work with young people, who is ambitious, hard-working and keen to develop personally and in their career.

If you are interested why not come and visit us to see the school in action

Please visit the school website to apply

Deadline for applications:  09:00am 16 October 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 16 October 2023

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

In line with safer recruitment, we are unable to accept CVs.  Failure to complete an application form satisfactorily may result in not being shortlisted for the post.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.  

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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