May 22, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
Looking for a Cover Supervisor who also has a passion for marketing, media and communication with a flair for design and/or photography.
Actual salary £15,767 per annum (£19,293 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
35 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset
Closing Date
May 29, 2023


Mascalls Academy is looking to recruit a creative and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor who also has a passion for marketing, media and communication with a flair for design and/or photography. The successful candidate will work as a Cover Supervisor during the academy day, to stand in for the teacher if they are absent in all subjects. They will be required to instruct the students to complete appropriately set work and support their learning in a calm working environment. In addition to this, you will conduct marketing duties.

Every student is equipped with a Chromebook to supplement their learning and a majority of cover work is set using this device by the class teacher.  You will also be given a time allowance to ensure that you are able to  market your teams and clubs and plan challenging, exciting and engaging after school sessions.  It is very important that the successful candidate is confident in working with young people and that they are able to create positive, sustainable relationships based on high expectations.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter, brimming with ideas but with exceptional attention to detail, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is an adept multi-tasker, and has an unfailing eye for accuracy. This is a multifaceted role and there will be protected time for marketing duties. This role would also suit an individual who is looking to start their career in teaching.

For more information about this post, please contact Mr Mike Illsley, Assistant Principal, at  To find out more about our school visit our website at

This is a role offers an actual salary of £15,767​​​​​​​ per annum (£19,293 full time equivalent) based on 35 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset.

Working at Mascalls Academy: Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”. Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds

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