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Cover Supervisor English Hub - Fixed Term

Kingsnorth CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3140-116S
  • Posted:27/11/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:6 January 2020
  • App Close Date:13/12/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:17 December 2019


Key Stage 1/2 Cover Supervisor - English Hub. Fixed term until July 2020.
(30 hours per week – term time only + staff development days)

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking Cover Supervisor who will supervise whole classes undertaking pre-prepared activities provided by a teacher.

Main responsibilities will include:
To undertake whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, delivering work previously prepared by the teacher
To develop curricular knowledge as required by the school
To apply the school’s Behaviour Policy
To undertake observations of the pupils and contribute to pupil records

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, creative, energetic and able to work collaboratively across our whole school team, also able to work on their own initiative and prioritise well, while thinking on their feet. 

If you have experience with working with children and are confident in managing and maintaining a focused learning environment, you will excel in working as part of our team. This job allows for a large amount of autonomy in the classroom and would a suit a person looking for an exciting and rewarding job, possibly before embarking further in a career in teaching. 

We are an ambitious and successful school, graded ‘Good’ in our last Ofsted inspection, with an ‘outstanding’ SIAMS inspection.  We take the progress of our staff and pupils seriously and can offer you good career development and the chance to work with our existing dedicated staff.

We are a strong and caring school, with enthusiastic and engaging children. The successful candidate will be well supported by our whole school team.

Kingsnorth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references and to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Visits to the school are highly encouraged and you will find a wealth of information about our school on our website www.kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk.

If this position appeals to you, empowering you to make a real difference to pupil achievement, please contact the school office to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01233 622673

Information about the school

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as outstanding in our SIAMS. In our most recent OFSTED as a ‘Good School’ We are also one of 32 English Hub school’s across the country. We are an active and leading school within Aquila (The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust - www.diocant-aquila.org.) where we are formally linked with Brenzett CEP through our Executive Headteacher, providing opportunities and development across both schools.

We work in strong partnership with other schools across Ashford, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff.

We are situated next to the church in the heart of Kingsnorth village, south of Ashford. We are a large 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, promoting the welfare of our community through our strong Christian Values and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references, proof of qualifications, police, health and online checks, other essential recruitment checks and to undertake an enhanced disclosure to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr. I Witts
  • Address:Kingsnorth C.E. Primary School, Church Hill, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3EF
  • Telephone: (01233) 622673
  • Email: headteacher@kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk


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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.