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Cover Supervisor

Epsom, Surrey
Glyn School
Full or Part time
For working 36 hours per week, term-time: £19,356
14th October 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
23rd October 2020 09:05 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1117997

Are you an aspiring teacher or experienced TA/HLTA looking for a Cover Supervisor position in an ‘Outstanding’ school?

Glyn School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Cover Supervisor to cover lessons during staff absences. This role will be well suited for candidates who are looking to start their career in teaching, experienced teachers looking for flexibility, TA/HLTA’s or gap year students from universities. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements. 

Your opportunity:

You will be providing effective cover supervision for lessons on a regular basis, and providing stability and continuity for students whose lessons are affected by short-term teacher absence. Lesson plans and materials will be provided and your role will include registering the form and class, ensuring that students complete the tasks provided by the teacher and managing the classroom. You will have the opportunity to cover a wide variety of subjects including Maths, Science, PE and Games, Drama, English, Humanities, MFL, Social Sciences, Creative & Performing Arts and Technology. Our Year Groups will include Year 7 – Year 13 across Key Stages KS3, KS4 and KS5.

About Glyn School:

Why should you work at Glyn School:

Glyn School is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ in 2009 and 2012. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form. Founded in 1927, we have a rich history of academic, sporting and artistic excellence and in 2014 we were designated a teaching school, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practice nationally. 

Glyn School has a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. Our values sit at the heart of all we do and underpins our aspiration that every student leaves us equipped with the resilience and drive that will enable them to forge rewarding futures for themselves.

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn School. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD, no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. To learn more about how Learning and Teaching underpin our school, please visit the Learning and Teaching section of our website. 

What other team members say about their careers at Glyn School:

“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.

“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.

What we are looking for:

You will:

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  • Be passionate about the students' learning and welfare.
  • Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.
  • Experience of studying Mathematics, Science or English would be an advantage.

Why work at Glyn School (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert):

  • An opportunity to develop your career through our extensive CPD programme, whatever your level of experience.
  • An opportunity to contribute and grow in a well-resourced and highly successful school.
  • An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for staff well-being.
  • An opportunity to be a part of a collaborative environment within GLF Schools.

The Details:

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract type: Fixed-term, Term-time only

Working hours: 36 hours per week, 39 weeks of the year

Pay Scale: GLF Associate Staff, Specialist 1

Pay Range (pro-rata, for 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year): £19,356

Closing date: Friday, 23 March 2020


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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