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Cover Supervisor - Full-time

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-378S
  • Posted:26/03/2021
  • Pay:KR7 points 21-25
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 26th April 2021



30.83 hours per week for 39 weeks per year

Thamesview Support Staff Pay Scale KR7 Points 21 - 25

£22,581.00 – £25,564.00 per annum

Pro rata to £16,183.80 - £18,321.72 pa


We are seeking to appoint a passionate member of support staff who will join a team of Cover Supervisors to provide cover for absent teaching staff, involving the facilitation of learning by KS3 to KS5 students in a safe and secure environment. The successful candidate will also undertake other non-teaching duties as directed during non-cover lessons including the provision of administrative support for specified projects and provide LSA support for SEN students within lessons.


The ideal applicant…

  • will be interested in undertaking teacher training in the future
  • will relate well to students
  • must have good attendance and punctuality record
  • will be able to liaise and communicate effectively with staff and students
  • must be confident to lead whole classes
  • needs to be proactive to engage with students, using materials left for classes
  • will develop their own resources to supplement teacher resources
  • will be familiar with the use of ICT resources and teacher resources


Thamesview is a school where everyone is expected to do their best and excellent examination results reflect this. We benefit from a new school building that provides innovative learning environments and state of the art ICT equipment. 


We are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for our students and to supporting our staff through excellent CPD opportunities. 


Further details and an application form can be obtained from our school website and any queries should be directed to the HR Manager by email at k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk or by telephoning 01474 566552 ext 1120.


Closing Date:        20th April 2021, 9.00 am

Interviews:           w/c 26th April 2021


CVs without an application form will not be accepted.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.

Appointment to this post will require an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

Job Contact Information

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.