November 12, 2021
Job Type
Short Summary
Kingsmead School is looking for a Cover Supervisor to join our highly effective and experienced cover team.
Scale 5 (point 12 – 17) Actual salary: £21,597 - £23,612 pa
Working Pattern
36 hours per week x 39 weeks per year (term time only)
Closing Date
November 29, 2021


Do you feel passionately about teaching and learning, and are you prepared to strive to enable every pupil to achieve their potential? Are you looking for an opportunity to work as part of a growing dedicated cover team, for further personal development and possible career progression in an oversubscribed and expanding school?

Kingsmead School is looking for a Cover Supervisor to join our highly effective and experienced cover team. We require a flexible, reliable, passionate and enthusiastic person with good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills to cover classes when there are short term absences of regular class teachers.

You must enjoy working with young people and have a positive attitude. Ideally you will have significant experience of working with children within a school and or educational setting, be able to deliver effective, engaging lessons to students based on lesson plans and materials provided by absent classroom teachers and contribute to the exemplary behavioural philosophy of the school, cultivating a safe and respectful learning environment. Duties will include supervising, assisting students with work and classroom management. Any qualification like a CELTA, a diploma in education and training or a Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools is desirable but not essential.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will be able to motivate and inspire pupils.
  • Has experience of working with children and managing behaviour.
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Has a good standard of Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Has good attention to detail.
  • Has the ability to be organised, flexible and work calmly in a fast-paced environment.

For all our staff at Kingsmead we offer:

  • A professional and friendly working environment.
  • An ambitious school which also cares about staff wellbeing and a work life balance.
  • Benefits include:
    • Employee Assistance Programme.
    • Cycle2work Scheme.
    • Tech Scheme.
  • A very generous pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development, with a dedication to provide CPD.
  • Well-behaved children who love their learning and make us proud to be at Kingsmead.
  • Dedicated governors, staff, children and parents who work hard to continue to develop our school.

Join our professional, supportive, and valued Kingsmead cover team in January 2022.

Application packs can be requested by email or by visiting the staff vacancies page on our website.

Please do not send CV’s, as they will not be considered.

Closing date: 1pm, Monday 29 November 2021

Interviews date: w/c 6 December 2021

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