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Cover Supervisor - Full-time/Part-time

The Malling School, East Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-5425-566S
  • Posted:13/06/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Cover Supervisor - Full-time/Part-time  

Kent Range 6  

Actual starting salary £17,679.35 per annum 

30 hours per week, 5 days a week, 39 weeks per year (including 5 staff development days) 


Flexible start date 

Want to become a teacher? Want support to learn the job and be supported with your training and the fees? Why not join The Malling School as a cover supervisor and we will help with the rest... 

Are you eager to pursue a career in teaching but unsure where to start? At The Malling School, we're not just offering a job as a Cover Supervisor; we're presenting you with a pathway towards realising your dream of becoming a qualified teacher. Joining us isn't just about filling a role; it's about embarking on a fulfilling journey of growth and development. We're dedicated to nurturing talent and providing unwavering support to those who aspire to make a difference in education. 

About Us: 

At The Malling School, we believe in investing in our staff and providing them with the tools and support they need to succeed. Our school is renowned for its outstanding character education program, high expectations, and remarkable achievements. Joining our team means becoming part of a community that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous growth. 


- Provide cover supervision for classes during short-term teacher absences. 

- Support specific curriculum teams in delivering quality learning experiences. 

- Facilitate examination invigilation and assist with administrative tasks as required. 

- Engage with professional development opportunities and training programs. 

- Receive support and guidance to progress towards a career in teaching. 

Desired Qualities: 

- A passion for working with young people and supporting their educational journey. 

- Educated to degree level or equivalent. 

- Motivated by the desire to make a positive impact in the lives of students. 

- Willingness to learn and develop professionally. 

Safeguarding and Compliance:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Occupational Health check, two satisfactory references, an online check, and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check. Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and its amendments. 

How to Apply: 

We welcome all complete applications and will consider them upon receipt. The closing date for applications is 28th June and interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient interest be received. Only candidates successfully shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

Visit Us: 

We highly recommend that you contact the school to arrange a visit during a normal school day. Experience our outstanding behaviour, high expectations, achievement in lessons, warm and welcoming staff, and our kind and respectful students. Please contact hr@themallingschool.kent.sch.uk to arrange a


Information about the school

A mixed 11-19 co-educational High School of 1,000 pupils serving the historic market town of West Malling and surrounding villages. The school is set in pleasant rural surroundings and has its own lake and extensive grounds. It was completely re-built in September 2007 and therefore has outstanding facilities.

West Malling is close to the county town of Maidstone and has excellent rail links to London and Ashford International (for the Continent).

This is an exciting time to be joining the staff of The Malling School.

We are dedicated to providing a holistic education, nurturing the complete student. Our strong culture, robust behaviour systems, and Ofsted-rated "Good with Outstanding Features" environment provides a solid foundation for our students' success.

We provide a very supportive environment in which staff can further develop their skills and we ensure every new member of staff has access to a trained coach. With close teams of teachers and non-teachers working together we take a collaborative approach to school improvement and have a shared aim of providing the very best education for our pupils.

Visit our website at www.themallingschool.kent.sch.uk for further information

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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 Education.