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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.


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Information about the school

Sir Roger Manwood’s School is a mixed grammar school for students aged 11-18. The school was granted Academy status on 1 March 2011. We have 1017 students in total. In September 2014, the school began an expansion from being a 4 form entry to a 5 form entry. The school is set in particularly attractive grounds and has excellent facilities.

Academic results are consistently of a very high standard. As a result we appear prominently in the national league tables. The vast majority of our Sixth Formers go on to the most competitive universities including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Kings and Warwick. The extra-curricular life of the school is a very striking feature of life at Manwood’s.

There is an exceptionally wide range of sporting and cultural activities which all attract high levels of participation. There are also imaginative international ties, including those with schools in Germany, China, the Gambia and India.

The school has a warm, friendly atmosphere. The care, guidance and support offered is outstanding and is much appreciated by students and parents alike. The nature of the school and creating a family ethos which helps to make the school as successful as it is.

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 Legislation.