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Cover Supervisor/Learning Support Assistant - Term Time

Sir Roger Manwood's School, Sandwich

  • Ref:KCC886-5428-237S
  • Posted:31/05/2023
  • Pay:KR4 (£19,389 - £20,493)
  • Start Date:ASAP or September
  • App Close Date:23/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC




Kent Range 4 (current £19,389 - £20,493, Sept 23 £21,389 - £22,493) pro rota


37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, ASAP or September start 


Permanent or Fixed term 1 year contract available


We are looking for individuals to join our close-knit Classroom Cover and/or Learning Support teams.  These are ideal positions for mature individuals with knowledge or experience of the workings of a school and pupils with additional and/or special educational needs or for graduates considering teaching as a future career.  The successful candidates will work as part of the AEN or cover team. The cover team has a particular focus on providing cover for teaching staff, ensuring that prepared lessons are carried out whilst maintaining appropriate behaviours to support learning while the AEN team support individual pupils or small groups to enable them to access the curriculum. Additional responsibilities for cover supervisors are likely to include providing support to the Administration Team, and undertaking invigilation.  The willingness to be flexible is essential.  Some contracts may include a max of 10 days during School holidays, to provide front-of-house cover.


For further details and a downloadable application form please visit the vacancies section of the school website (www.manwoods.co.uk) or contact the Head’s PA, Mrs Kellie Robinson, on head@srms.kent.sch.uk or 01304 610206. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references, a DBS Enhanced Disclosure and a Social Media check.

CLOSING DATE: 23rd June 2023 at Midday


INTERVIEWS: the school reserves the right to interview as applications are received


Sir Roger Manwood’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Engage .… Explore …. Excel …..

Information about the school

Sir Roger Manwood's School offers a dynamic and welcoming environment for both staff and students, fostering a culture where everyone is highly valued. We take pride in our bright, capable students who are eager to learn, enabling our dedicated teachers to deliver exceptional education in their subjects.

Our school vision, encapsulated in the motto & Engage…Explore…Excel…&, reflects our commitment to both personal growth and academic excellence. We encourage you to explore our school website to discover the diverse array of activities we offer, ranging from our weekly Combined Cadet Force and adventurous weekend training to our challenging Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme. Additionally, our vibrant arts scene includes regular drama productions, music concerts and sports fixtures, complemented by numerous extra-curricular clubs and societies led by our staff. Furthermore, Sir Roger Manwood’s School organises numerous overseas trips annually, providing invaluable cultural experiences for our students, from Year 7 going to Boulogne for a day and Year 11 visiting Berlin in December annually, through to Sixth Formers visiting our twinned schools in India and The Gambia each Easter.

Nestled in the picturesque setting of Kent, our school is conveniently located near the delightful medieval centre of Sandwich, close to both coast and rolling countryside. The area boasts world-renowned championship golf courses, providing recreational opportunities amidst stunning landscapes along the idyllic East Kent coast. Convenient access to the channel crossings at Dover and Folkestone, as well as excellent transportation links to London via high-speed rail and major roadways, ensures ease of travel. Local house prices and rents are considerably lower than those in London and the other Home Counties.

We take pride in our inclusive, friendly, and welcoming community, prioritising the holistic development of every individual alongside academic progress. If you are passionate about education and seeking a fulfilling career in a supportive environment, we invite you to join us to shape the future of Sir Roger Manwood’s School.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellie Robinson
  • Address:Manwood Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9JX
  • Telephone: (01304) 610200
  • Email: head@srms.kent.sch.uk

Fax: N/A


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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 Education.