Cover Supervisors

Cover Supervisors
Required from Autumn 2019
Salary: NJC Scale 4 (range 7-11 £19,544 to £21,166 FTE)
Actual salary £13,493 to £14,613 per annum, paid across 52 weeks
Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: 30 hours per week or part-time hours
term time only (39 weeks)
We are seeking Cover Supervisors to supervise planned lessons during the short term absence
of the class teacher at Cambourne Village College.
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Closing date: Vacancy open until suitable candidates appointed
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to
share this commitment. Appointment to this post would be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory medical and employment references.
Created June 2019 for academic year 2019/20
Salary: NJC Scale 4 (range 7-11 £19,544 to £21,166 FTE)
This is a permanent appointment.
Hours of work:
30 hours per week or part time positions considered. The post holder will be based at Cambourne Village College
Line of Responsibility
The successful candidate is directly responsible to the Cover Manager.
Job Purpose:
To supervise classes across the curriculum in following a programme of study during the short term absence of
their class teacher at Cambourne Village Colleges.
Operational Responsibilities
• Under the direction of the appropriate teacher, supervise pupils in class during the absence of their class
• Attend staff briefings and whole staff meetings.
• Take class registers, as and when appropriate.
• Liaise with Heads of Department, where possible, to ensure that instructions are clarified.
• Liaise with TAs regarding individual pupils being supported in class.
• Administer clear instructions, based on the detailed work set, and to actively participate in the supervision of
the class.
• Inform the class teacher of any non-participation/behavioural difficulties of individual pupils.
• Provide feedback on learning activities and contribute to school review and development planning.
• Contribute to behaviour management within the school, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy.
Support to Heads of Year/Heads of Department Administration
• To provide support/administration under the direction of the Heads of Year/Heads of Department.
Exam Invigilation
• Assist with the invigilation of examinations, as and when requested to do so.
Possible additional areas of responsibility
• Minibus driving (if applicable)
• First aid cover
Support for the School
• Attend and actively participate in whole Staff Meetings
• Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment
• Contribute and participate in school events and activities
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and parents/carers
The post holder will:
• Attend school events as required.
• Assist in escorting students on educational visits and participating in extra-curricular activities as required.
• Participate in school emergencies as required, including co-ordinating arrangements, locating students and
staff, providing contact details and completing necessary documentation.
• Ensure that financial procedures and activities are carried out as required within the department such as
placing purchase orders and authorising invoices for payment.
• Be responsible for the effective management of budgets within her/his remit, ensuring best value through
• Attend relevant meetings and training sessions as required
Conditions of Employment
• The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the written
statement of conditions of employment (the Contract of Employment).
• The post holder is required to support and encourage the school’s ethos and its objectives, policies and
procedures as agreed by the governing body.
• The post holder is required to uphold the College's policy in respect of Child Protection matters.
• The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
• The post holder shall be subject to all relevant statutory and institutional requirements.
• The post holder may be required to perform any other reasonable tasks after consultation.
• This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to
be spent on carrying them out and no part of it may be so constructed.
• This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed at least
once a year and it may be subject to modification at any time after consultation with the post holder.
• All staff participate in the College’s performance management scheme.

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Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Saturday 01 February 2020
School name
Cambourne Village College
Mrs Claire Coates
DfE school no.
Sheepfold Lane Cambourne Cambs
CB23 6FR
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