Cover Supervisor

Parkfield Academy

 

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional Cover Supervisor to join the school as soon as possible.

Post:                           Cover Supervisor

Start Date:                  As Soon as Possible

Location:                    Parkfield Academy, Hurn, Christchurch, BH23 6DF

Salary Range:            Grade 4, £19,698 rising to a maximum of £20,903, pro-rata per annum

Hours/Contract:         Term-time only, Part-time (Monday to Thursday), Temporary until 16 July 2021: 26 hours per week, 39 weeks per                                         year 

The Role: If you have a passion for working and enabling with young people to achieve their potential, then we have the children for you!

We are looking to recruit a Cover Supervisor to provide lesson cover, enabling specialist teacher intervention. This includes doing the register, providing work sheets set by the teacher and ensuring continuity for students until the usual class teacher returns.

The Person: The role requires that objective and accurate feedback is given and the behaviour policy of the school is adopted during cover sessions. Holding a HLTA qualification is advantageous, but not essential. We are looking for some of the following qualities and experience:

  • Experience of working with classes or large groups of pupils

  • Experience of working in a secondary and/or primary school

  • Good standard of English & Mathematics at Grade C or above

  • Ability to apply good behaviour management strategies in the classroom

  • Patience and resilience

  • Awareness of child protection and bullying issues

School Background: Parkfield Academy is an all-through (age 4 to 16) co-educational school offering a fresh approach and choice that allows pupils to discover learning, unlock their potential, find their place in their community and play their part in society.

Parkfield Academy offers a positive, safe learning environment for its community, in which everyone has equal and individual recognition and respect. We celebrate success and are committed to the continuous improvement and fulfilment of potential in every student regardless of their ability.


We encourage increasing independence and self-discipline amongst the students helping them to develop the skills that they need to become lifelong learners. Everyone within the school has an important role to play in sharing responsibility for the development of positive behaviour and attitudes.

Trust Background:  Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire.

We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows. Our vision is to enable individual academies to flourish with curriculum autonomy, within a consistent framework of a metacognition focused pedagogy.  We are committed to collaboration with other schools, MATs, colleges, Local Authorities, employers and Government to bring the widest benefit to young people and our staff.

 

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed work force. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Further Information: So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch by calling the School Office on 01202 592530 or email at office@parkfield.bournemouth.sch.uk for further information.

 

Job Description:  Cover Supervisor Job Description

Person Specification: Cover Supervisor Person Specification

 

To Apply:  Please send a completed application form (below) to recruitment@reachsouth.org 

 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 11 November 2020. The Trust reserves the right to close the job vacancy on receipt of sufficient applications without notification. It is therefore vital that should you wish to apply for this post that you submit your application as soon as possible.

 

Interview Date:  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18 November 2020.

 

Opportunities and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

 

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Application Form

Prospective Applicant Letter

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.  Please note the information you provide in this section of the form will stay confidential, and be stored securely and limited to only the Trusts Human Resources team and used for monitoring purposes only.

 

Telephone: 01752 987060

 

Email: info@reachsouth.org

Reach South Academy Trust

c/o UTC Plymouth

Park Avenue

Devonport

Plymouth

PL1 4RL

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Reach South Academy Trust is an exempt charity in England and Wales. Company number: 10151730

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