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Cover Supervisor - Maidstone - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Five Acre Wood School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7056-521S
  • Posted:17/11/2023
  • Pay:Actual £20,960 inc. SEN
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:04/12/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Five Acre Wood School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to provide a safe and engaging working environment for classes in the absence of the class Teacher.

The purpose of the role is to supervise whole classes across learning approaches.  Lesson plans will be provided by the class Teacher and the Cover Supervisor will lead the learning.

A rota would be in place for the Cover Supervisor to cover PPA time for the same classes each week but cover may also be required for other lessons in the absence of the teacher, as requested by SLT.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To deliver lessons to pupils
  • To be a good role model for the students promoting the vision statement and the ethos of the school
  • To work closely with your learning approach and class teams
  • To supervise pupils whilst engaged in learning activities
  • To ensure that, as best as is possible, learning objectives set by the teacher are achieved
  • To provide feedback to the teacher.
  • Keep appropriate records, as agreed with the teacher
  • To organise and manage groups or individual pupils ensuring differentiation of learning needs, reflecting all abilities.
  • To ensure effective use of support staff within the classroom and adhere to the staff relationship guidelines at all times.
  • Establish constructive relationships with school staff to support achievement and progress of pupils
  • Attend and participate in meetings as directed
  • Participate in training and other learning activities as required
  • Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others
  • Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
  • To accept reasonable flexibility in working arrangements and the allocation of duties including duties normally allocated to posts at a lower responsibility level in pursuance of raising pupil achievement and effective team working

In addition to your salary, SEN allowance and pension benefits, we have excellent additional staff benefits including:

  • Confidential staff counselling service
  • A wellbeing app and platform
  • A range of staff social and well-being events
  • Annual flu vaccinations

Although the advert has a close date, applications may be shortlisted and interviews held sooner.

Sometimes words cannot explain how something really is, we would encourage you to view the links below:

We hold an annual music festival for our pupils, it gives them the opportunity experience something they may not ordinarily be able to access. You can see it here.

Woodstock 2022 - Woodstock 2022 Festival at Five Acre Wood Schools - YouTube

Woodstock 2019 - Five Acre Wood School's "Woodstock 2019" - Amazing Festival in a Day! (Longer Film) - YouTube

We produced our own songs and music videos, you can watch them here: - Five Acre Wood School Featuring Jack Rose - Hall Of Fame - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJF9MlJHt-I

 We look forward to hearing from you.

Five Acre Wood is committed to the safeguarding of all its pupils, you will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process. As part of our responsibility for safeguarding, in addition to the Kent policy of one employment and one personal reference, the school will request additional employment references. The school will also, as outlined in Keeping children Safe in Education 2022, complete an online search for shortlisted candidates.

Information about the school

Five Acre Wood is a successful outward looking and expanding Special School based over 4 sites in and around Maidstone, Kent. We are one of the largest special schools in the country with over 800 pupils on roll aged 2-19 years with profound, severe and complex needs.

Our ‘Outstanding’ school will continue to expand and we are looking for people with a positive approach to join us who share our vision of ‘Only the best will do’ for all our students and staff. We are a Teaching School and part of a collaborative alliance with other special schools. We have been awarded The Schools Wellbeing Award for pupils and staff which demonstrates we really value our people and want to work with them to fulfil their career ambitions.

In addition to your salary, SEN allowance and pension benefits, we have excellent additional staff benefits including:

Confidential staff counselling service A wellbeing app and platform A range of staff social and well-being events Annual flu vaccinations

Sometimes words cannot explain how something really is, we would encourage you to view the links below:

We hold an annual music festival for our pupils, it gives them the opportunity experience something they may not ordinarily be able to access. You can see it here.

Woodstock 2023 – Woodstock 2023 Festival at Five Acre Wood School - YouTube

Woodstock 2022 - Woodstock 2022 Festival at Five Acre Wood Schools - YouTube

Woodstock 2019 - Five Acre Wood School's "Woodstock 2019" - Amazing Festival in a Day! (Longer Film) - YouTube

We produced our own songs and music videos, you can watch them here: -

Beautiful – Five Acre Wood School featuring Taryn Charles - Youtube

Five Acre Wood School Featuring Jack Rose - Hall Of Fame - YouTube

Don’t Give Up – Nathan Grisdale and Five Acre Wood School - YouTube

We look forward to hearing from you.

Five Acre Wood is committed to the safeguarding of all its pupils, you will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process. As part of our responsibility for safeguarding, in addition to the Kent policy of one employment and one personal reference, the school will request additional employment references. The school will also, as outlined in Keeping children Safe in Education 2022, complete an online search for shortlisted candidates.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nicola Devereux
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Maidstone , Kent, ME15 9QF
  • Telephone: (01622) 743925
  • Email: hr@five-acre.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01622 744828

Documents

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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.