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Cover Supervisor - Part-time

The Ebbsfleet Academy, Swanscombe

  • Ref:KCC886-4001-205S
  • Posted:25/11/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 5 Pts 9-13 (pro-rata £11,772 - £12,664)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/12/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


The Role

The Ebbsfleet Academy is looking for a Cover Supervisor to join their vibrant and dedicated community. We require the successful candidate to be able to confidently supervise a class during the short-term absence of a teacher. You will be expected to lead the lesson using instructions set by the class teacher / department, warrant the good behaviour of the students, and ensure that they engage in the learning activity. 

On occasion, you may be required to plan and mark student work for longer term absences, and this will be under the guidance and support from leaders, in line with the school’s Teaching and Learning policy.

This role would be ideal for candidates wishing to gain valuable classroom experience; possibly as a precursor to teacher training or studying for a classroom support qualification. It would equally suit an individual who believes in the power of education and wishes to contribute to the lives of young people.

Role details

27 ½ per week term time only plus 2 CPD days. Salary is Kent Range Band 5 Points 9-13 (£18,704 – £20,121) Pro Rata to £11,772 - £12,664


Suitable candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.

The Ebbsfleet Academy

It is a fantastic time to be joining The Ebbsfleet Academy. We are a dynamic and successful 11-18 academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population. We encourage all our teaching staff to share ideas and best practice strategies for teaching to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students

Our ambition is to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go on to university or the career of their choice.

Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources including outstanding sports facilities, as well as modern, generously equipped classrooms, workshops and laboratories.

All areas are served by excellent ICT facilities. Working together, in partnership with all stakeholders but especially parents and carers, we are creating a dynamic and innovative learning institution.

Application information

Please complete the attached Support Staff application form. Please give as much information as possible outlining why you are suited to the role. Completed forms  should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk by:

10:00am on Friday 6 December 2019

To arrange a school visit and/or an informal telephone call with the  Principal, please contact Amanda Lee, HR Manager for the Brook Learning Trust on 01580 712754  ext 331/332 or careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk.

Information about the school

The Brook Learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have three schools in our family of academies: The High Weald Academy based in Cranbrook, The Hayesbrook School in Tonbridge, and the Ebsfleet Academy in Swanscombe.

As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is our steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the educational progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become recognised as one of the strongest multi-academy trusts in the county. Learning and growing with us, children in our academies make great progress. The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Ebbsfleet Academy, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

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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.