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Cover Supervisor/Learning Mentor - Term Time

Barton Court Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5444-316S
  • Posted:01/03/2024
  • Pay:BCAT 6.1-6.4 pro rata to £21,357-£22,424
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:02/05/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Cover Supervisor/Learning Mentor - t/t only + 1 SDD (0.85 FTE)
BCAT 6.1-6.4 - £25,127-£26,383 (pro rata to £21,357-£22,424)

The Post

Required for an immediate start, the Trustees are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and qualified Cover Supervisor/Learning Mentor.

This post involves a blend of supervising lessons for absent teachers, acting as a Learning Mentor to individuals identified by pastoral staff and running the Learning Resource Centre outside of the school day.

Candidates should be committed to the value and purpose of education and the role may suit an individual with an interest in teaching as a long term career.

Deadline: Thursday 2 May 2024 @ 9am. Early applications are encouraged and we retain the right to fill the vacancy before the deadline date.

How To Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only via the School’s website. CVs alone will not be accepted. Please email your application to recruitment@bartoncourt.org

If you wish to discuss this post further please contact Mrs Smith, Assistant Headteacher, by telephone.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

Barton Court Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Information about the school


Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017. It currently consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020; The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs, rated “Good” by Ofsted in March 2023 and Barton Manor Free School, an 11–18 years non-selective mixed school in the heart of Canterbury which opened to Year 7 in September 2022 and as the school grows now has Y7 & 8 from September 2023.

Our School

Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. In February 2020 Ofsted judged the school to be ‘good’ and it possessed many ‘outstanding’ features. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT).

The School is committed to excellence in professional development and an extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kate Trevor
  • Address:Longport, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PH
  • Telephone: 01227 464600
  • Email: ktrevor@bartoncourt.org

Fax: 01227 781399


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.