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Redbridge Community School

Cover Supervisor


  • Closing Date: Thursday 21 Jun 2018 (Noon)
  • Job Start Date: Sunday 01 Jul 2018
  • Contract/Hours: Fixed-term contract, Part-time
  • Salary Type: Support Staff
  • Salary Details: Actual Salary - £16,508
  • Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week, Term time only.
  • Location of Role: Redbridge Community School

Job/Person Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Cover Supervisor , this is a great role for those who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching.

We are looking for a dedicated Cover Supervisor to supervise whole classes across the school, during the short-term absence of teachers. The Cover Supervisor role will suit applicants with outgoing personalities who are looking for an exciting and rewarding role, or looking to gain classroom experience before applying for a PGCE .

In January 2018 Redbridge Community School was graded 'Good' in all areas by Ofsted. Ofsted inspectors noted that 'Senior Leaders base all their actions on an admirable set of values' The moral purpose of the school is what makes Redbridge Community School a very special place to work, please have a look at our school website -!staff-morale-matters/r67qd

You will work under the guidance of teaching staff, to support pupils in and out of the classroom. You will be responsible for the supervision of whole classes during the short term absence of teachers. In addition, the successful candidate may also be required to undertake administrative duties, support in classrooms and undertake lunchtime duties in school. Cover Supervisors should have good communication skills as you will have to liaise between both students and class teachers. The school will rely upon you to make sure all work set is completed to a good standard, and to invigilate examinations as required.

The successful candidate will be:
• Confident and have a positive approach to working with children
• Keen to learn and develop professionally
• Able to work on their own initiative
• Pro-active team members, committed to raising standards and achievements
• Have a passion for education and raising the achievement of all children

Previous experience of work in a school and a working knowledge of SIMS would be a significant advantage but is not an essential requirement. Excellent communication and ICT skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are essential.

Redbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide references.

Application Procedure

For further details and an application pack please contact: Sarah Morris, HR Administrator by email -

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