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Cover Supervisor - Full-time

Bexleyheath Academy, Bexleyheath

  • Ref:KCC303-4002-95S
  • Posted:01/12/2021
  • Pay:£20,306 per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/12/2021 at 18:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a Cover Supervisor to supervise classes during the short-term absence of teachers. Bexleyheath Academy operates a 4-period day and lessons are 80 minutes in length. The Cover Supervisor may also provide support to the Academic Intervention programme.  The cover supervisor will provide direction to students in the absence of their teacher, following guidance provided by a teacher.  The primary focus of the role is to ensure that students are fully engaged in learning. The cover supervisor will be responsible for applying the Academy Behaviour Policy with consistency.

In the most recent inspection, pupils said that “the school had changed completely” and “how much better it is now because of the changes made by the Principal and his senior team. Pupils are proud of their school.” 

  • “Pupils say that school leaders are much more serious about learning now. Adults set them consistently high expectations. There are established routines in classes which help pupils enjoy learning and make progress. Lessons are hardly ever disrupted.” 
  • “Pupils enjoy coming to school and attend well”, they “actively demonstrate the school value ‘be big-hearted”. 
  • “Pupils are polite, friendly, and considerate. They actively demonstrate the school value ‘be big-hearted’. They help build the positive atmosphere in classes and around the school. Pupils who have arrived from other schools settle well, and say it is easy to make friends here.” 
  • Parents and carers praise the changes leaders have made 
  • The way in which pupils work in school has been “transformed”

Ofsted report (September 2021): 

  • An ambitious and broad Curriculum 
  • Pupils who make strong progress in their subjects, particularly English and mathematics 
  • Staff that are well trained 
  • A strong assessment system 
  • Successful support for weaker readers 
  • A wide range of opportunities for pupils’ personal development. 
  • A high quality careers programme 
  • Governors who know the school well and give leaders strong support 
  • Praise from Parents and carers 
  • Leaders who always put the needs of the child first.

Closing date : 19th December 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 

Information about the school

Bexleyheath Academy is a large non-selective comprehensive school situated in the heartland of Kent grammar schools. We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. This is what motivates the team at Bexleyheath Academy. If you have an appetite for innovation; if you want to make a difference; if you want to make a lasting impact; then there are incredible opportunities for you at Bexleyheath Academy.

In September 2021, Ofsted judged Bexleyheath Academy as a Good School in every category, after the school was previously judged inadequate in November 2018. Bexleyheath Academy is a transformed school, and we’re looking for Remarkable People to join our team. Working alongside the Principal and the team at Bexleyheath Academy, you’ll work with determination to ensure that every student has a great experience, every day.

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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).