Cover Supervisor

Location : St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Academy
Start Date : September 2024
Application Deadline : Monday 1st July 2024 10.00am

St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Academy, founded in 1842, is a Catholic Academy with a co-educational Sixth Form with a strong academic tradition and 1000 pupils across Key Stage 3 and 4. The Sixth Form has strong collaborative links with partner schools across the city.

As we look to the future and continue our improvement journey, we have recently joined St Joseph Catholic Multi Academy Trust. We are excited about joining St Joseph’s as they become the CMAT for our part of the archdiocese. Through the Trust, we can offer you a firm commitment to your own professional development, which is at the core of their offer for all staff.

You can find more information here,

We seek to appoint 2 Cover Supervisors to join us from September 2024.

Role Details

Are you good at managing, supporting, motivating and supervising classes during the absence of the teacher? Yes, then we have the right job for you!

The role of Cover Supervisor covers for short-term absences of a Teacher. Duties will vary and candidates will be committed to the Safeguarding and Welfare of our students. The person(s) appointed would work under the guidance of teaching staff and support across all classes supported by the Cover Manager. Previous experience of a busy school, directly supervising work set by the teacher and supporting the needs of the students is essential. The person must be able to maintain full confidentiality. The post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Personal Qualities

  • Knowledge of current curriculum developments in the subject and their implications.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of current educational thinking;
    Good understanding of how children learn and how to raise standards of.
  • Ability to build and sustain professional standards and relationships with students.
  • Committed to Safeguarding and the Wellbeing of our school community
  • A passion for education and making a difference.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, good sense of humour.
  • Emotional maturity and resilience in dealing with challenging behaviours.
  • Able to communicate effectively with students, staff and other stakeholders

Early applications are strongly encouraged.

For further information and school visits, please contact [email protected]

Forward completed applications to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st July 2024 10.00am

Shortlisting: Monday 1st July 2024

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 4th July 2024

Please note- Only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted following the closing date. For shortlisted applicants an online search will be conducted prior to interview Safeguarding of our pupils is a priority All posts are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate with a children’s barred list check. You will also be required to complete a criminal self-disclosure form if you are short-listed for the post.

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