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Cover Supervisor - Part-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-209S
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:Grade: WAT Grade D points 6-9 £16,523 - £17,445
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Interviews shortly after the closing date


We are looking to recruit a Cover Supervisor who would take lessons in the absence of the class teacher.

The Cover Supervisor will be required to distribute and explain the work set, respond to any questions that may arise and manage the behaviour of the students. 

The successful candidate will need to be flexible, adaptable and resourceful as well as having high levels of people skills. 

Whilst subject knowledge is valued, Cover will cross the curriculum making enthusiasm and a sense of humour desirable for this role 

You will also be expected to offer an Enrichment opportunity for smaller groups of students on a weekly basis 

You will receive a full training programme to enable you to develop your skills. 

This role can be good experience for a candidate who is looking to become a teacher. 

This is a part time post with hours of 8.30-3.30 32.5 hours a week, term time only plus Inset Days. However we could offer a more flexible working pattern for the right candidate to work three or four days a week. 

Grade: WAT Grade D points 6-9 Full time equivalent £16,523 - £17,445  (Full time equivalent £21,968 - £23,194).

'Candidates applying must be eligible to work in the UK'

Interviews shortly after the closing date, but we may close the position sooner if we get a suitable candidate.

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is an all ability school committed to providing an education that ensures that all students succeed and make the most of the opportunities and experiences available to them. Our core principles are based on developing the gifts and talents of all students, whatever they may be, and guiding them on to a career path to fulfil their aspirations.

Another core foundation of the Academy is our Faith. Our Christian inclusive ethos is encapsulated by our small community Chapter system where every student is known and nurtured. All students have the opportunity to develop their sense of spirituality, morality, self -respect and wellbeing.

We believe that students are engaged and achieve when the environment is both caring and orderly with teaching that fires their imagination and brings learning to life. With a grammar stream, our innovative curriculum and extensive Enrichment programme gives students access to those essential employability skills which future generations will need to succeed.

Vision: ‘believe in more’

St Augustine Academy is a high performing school where every student is known, valued and nurtured. We want to prepare our students to be responsible, enquiring, tolerant and confident members of society who can use their talents and abilities to be successful in a world that is constantly changing.

We are committed to: • Providing an inclusive community based on Christian values • Developing the whole person and inspiring a confident, ‘can do’ attitude • Encouraging individual aptitudes and interests so that students can reach their full potential both academically and personally • Offering high-quality CPD to staff to ensure staff and students are as successful as they can be

We have high expectations and believe in: • Excellent behaviour with courtesy and respect for others • The highest levels of attendance and punctuality • The enjoyment of learning whilst expecting hard work from all involved in the Academy.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.