Cover Supervisor

  • £15,688 - £17,658
  • Deal, Kent
  • Thinking Schools Academy Trust

Cover Supervisor

Salary: TSAT Grade D £20,045 - £22,561 per annum FTE (£15,688 - £17,658 for the hours and weeks stated)

Location: Deal, Kent

Start Date: February 2019

Closing date for applications: February 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join our large secondary Academy in Deal, to supervise groups of students in a range of subject areas, covering teacher absence. The post holder will be required to ensure good classroom management, follow set lesson plans and support students to ensure that the learning objectives set by the teacher are achieved.

What we can offer you:

A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology

Excellent gym facilities

Regular CPD and social events, including Trust CPD days, the Trust Christmas party and regular Trust theatre trips to London

Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding practice through resources, mentoring and school visits

Onsite parking free of charge

As of 1st September 2018, Goodwin Academy has joined The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT), a family of 16 primary and secondary schools in Kent and Portsmouth which was rated by the Department for Education as the best performing Multi Academy Trust in the country for KS4 progress (2018). TSAT is a successful trust underpinned by a commitment to transform the life chances of our students, based on our four key values: Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve. The Trust was a runner-up for the TES Employer of the Year award in 2018.

As a result of £25 million investment from the Department of Education, Goodwin Academy moved into its new home in September 2017. The new school is a three storey building with a four court Sports Hall.

What you will need to succeed:

Successful recent experience of working with children of secondary school age.

Good general standard of education, especially with regards to numeracy and literacy skills.

Ability to apply behaviour management policies and strategies which contribute to a purposeful learning environment.

Understanding of relevant policies, codes of practice, legislation.

Must be able to use own initiative, work independently, motivate and inspire with a creative approach to problem solving.

Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Must have the ability to work calmly under pressure and have the ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations.

A willingness to undertake any training and development related to the role

Effective ICT skills

Confidentiality inside and outside the workplace

Ability to support Academy ethos and vision into the wide community.

It would be advantangeous if you also has:

Relevant experience of working in a school environment

Experience of working with DSEN students

Basic knowledge of first aid

Undertaken induction training for teaching assistants

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in a newly-built school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career and join at the start of a new and exciting time for this academy, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

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

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer