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Cover Supervisor Teaching/Child Support - Term Time

St Martin's School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2313-218S
  • Posted:23/02/2024
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Term 5
  • App Close Date:11/03/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Friday 15th March


Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to further your career? St Martin’s School, part of the Whinless Down Academy Trust, may be the school for you!

We are looking for someone who is flexible, caring, creative and inspirational to undertake the Cover Supervisor role in our wonderful setting. You will need to be confident in covering classes to deliver high quality learning opportunities, that you may be asked to plan. You will have high expectations and the ability to challenge our learners. 

In return, we can offer: 

  • A friendly, dedicated and supportive team of staff who thrive on challenge and having fun; who work closely together to improve the quality of achievement and enjoyment for all pupils 
  • A thorough induction programme and good professional development opportunities 
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.

If you would like the opportunity to visit the school prior to application, please contact the school to arrange this - we welcome tours.

The post is for 33.5 hours a week, from 8.30am-3.30pm (and one day to 4.30pm to include an after school club). 

This post is currently based at St Martin’s School. However, opportunities may also arise for the successful candidate to work across the Trust Schools.





Information about the school

St Martin’s School is proud to be part of the Whinless Down Academy Trust; a MAT committed to providing excellent local schools for local children. We work closely with our two partner schools, Priory Fields and Vale View to give children the very best learning experience. Our trust truly believes that learning changes lives.

St Martin's School is a one form entry school, situated in a long-established residential area on the western outskirts of Dover. We have a friendly and supportive team who work in close collaboration across the Trust to secure best outcomes for children through an exciting and engaging curriculum, tailored to meet the needs of our children. We actively work to develop all our staff and offer a comprehensive programme of professional development for staff at all levels and in all roles.

St Martin's School benefits from the skills of a range of support staff including a FLO, Learning Mentor, a range of Teaching Assistants, sports coaches and a specialist music teacher.

The school was awarded good by OFSTED in September 2018.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and requires satisfactory references. Where a role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children, it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. As part of our safer recruitment process, we will conduct an online search of all shortlisted applicants. The purpose of this search is to identify any matters that might relate directly to our legal duty to meet the safeguarding duties set out in KCSIE.

The Trust's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and Ex-Offender's Policy can be found in the School Details section and below.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 242626


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.