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Maternity Cover 1 Year - Job Share

Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4527-268S
  • Posted:27/06/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:1 September 2022
  • App Close Date:12/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Temporary Cover Supervisor – Maternity Cover 1 year

Start Date: 1 September 2022


Job share basis, 2 days per week / 15 hours

Term Time only plus staff training days (39 weeks)

Kent Range 5,  £20,595 FTE


  • Borden is seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor on a job share basis to cover maternity leave. Successful recent experience of working with young people is desirable but not essential.
  • Purpose of the post:-
    • Supervise learning that takes place within the classroom and/or the library
    • Deliver pre-planned lessons to assist learning during periods of absence.
    • Ensure the good behaviour of the pupils and assist with their learning.
    • Work with individuals or small groups who require additional support.
    • Provide feedback to the teacher.
    • Act as a role model and set high expectations of conduct.
    • Support the use of ICT and other equipment and materials.
    • A range of administrative and support tasks when not required to supervise classes.
  • Applicants must be aware and comply with the policies and procedures relating to child protection, equal opportunities, health, safety, security, confidentiality and data protection.
  • Working hours will be 8.30am – 4:30pm during term time, plus staff training days
  • Appropriate training will be given.

Information about the school

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012. Borden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Borden values of kindness, creativity, resilience, courageousness and respect are underpinned by our strong belief in the importance of effort - “striving forward together”.

Borden Grammar is committed to:

• Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond.

The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2016 and November 2021. The inspectors concluded that:

• All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

GDPR Summary Notice:

Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Lara Bateman
  • Address:Borden Grammar School, Avenue Of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
  • Telephone: 01795 424192
  • Email: lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).