Vacancy Details
Salary:Point 17 – 22 – Actual salary: £25,270 – £27,548    (FTE:£28,770 – £31,364)
Hours:32.50 hours per week (not including 35 minute lunch)
Location:King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy
Closing date:Monday 18 December at 9.30
Interview date:TBC

We are looking to appoint creative and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to cover staff absence and training days. You will be required to cover all subjects as a floating teacher. We are seeking strong candidates with a high level of initiative and strong classroom management skills. You will be an enthusiastic individual who is able to use your own initiative whilst also being able to relate well and establish a rapport with young people. You will need to be flexible and able to work constructively as a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities.   This is an ideal role for anyone considering teaching as a career in the future.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To undertake whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, delivering work previously prepared by the teacher;
  • to develop curricular knowledge as required by the Academy;
  • to apply the Academy’s Behaviour Management Policy;
  • to set homework previously prepared by the teacher;
  • to undertake observations of the pupils and contribute to pupil records;
  • to participate in weekly whole school training.

The successful candidate will be fully supported in their career and professional development through a vast programme of CPD provided by the academy. Please see job description and person specification below for more information.

Further details and application forms can be downloaded from the website (    Applications can only be considered if they are on an Academy Trust application form.   Completed application forms to be returned to  Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note an online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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