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Cover Supervisor - Term Time

Chatham Grammar, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-5429-89S
  • Posted:16/02/2024
  • Pay:£18275 - £20677 (FTE £24,883 - £28,153)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/03/2024 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Salary:        pro rata salary £18275 - £20677 (equivalent to £24,883 - £28,153)  

Contract:    Permanent 

Hours:        32.5 hours per week / Term time only  

Start date:  ASAP 


The University of Kent Academies Trust are seeking to recruit experienced, hardworking individuals for the role of Cover Supervisor at Chatham Grammar. 


You will be part of a team responsible for supervising whole classes of students to cover short term absences of teachers (planned or emergency cover). This will involve facilitating students learning through supporting them with set activities (provided by teachers), responding to questions from students and managing their behaviour according to Trust Policy.  


To be successful in this role you will need to be well organised, confident and work well as part of a team.  Previous experience in a similar role or classroom experience will be useful but not essentialHowever, flexibility, resilience, good numeracy and literacy skills and excellent communications skills will be key. 


This is a valued and respected role in of itself, but this role may also be of interest to candidates who are considering training to teach in the future.  A significant number of our Cover Supervisors have gone on to train to teach with the Trust and we would be happy to support you on this journey if that is your aim. 

Information about the school

The University of Kent Academies Trust, which we call UKAT is a multi-academy trust with a supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic and forward-thinking leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people. We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers. It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good. Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/

Job Contact Information

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.