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Class Supervisor

Station Road, Backwell, North Somerset, BS48 3BX
Backwell School
Full Time
£22,571 – 25,927 (£16,671 - £19,150 pro rata)
20th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
5th October 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1271615

Class Supervisor - Term time only

Start Date: a date to be confirmed

Contract: permanent (including INSET days)

Hours: 31.25 per week

Salary: Grade JG5 (Scp 12 - 19), £22,571 - £25,927 FTE per annum (pro-rata: £16,671 to £19,150 per annum)

We are seeking a forward thinking Class Supervisor, supervising classes of up to 32 students allocated by the Cover Co-ordinator. Work for the students will be provided by the Head of Department. Supervisors are allocated cover periods for a variety of subjects according to the needs of the school each day.

Part of the role will require supervising students during the lunch break. As well as during examination periods to supervise and invigilate students sitting internal and external tests and examinations. The successful applicant will be required give administrative and in-class support there when not needed for cover.

We are seeking someone who has relevant experience working with young people 11 – 16 years and adults. High standard of communications skills, and are able to work on your own initiative. Having a broad knowledge of safeguarding and confidentiality issues is a key requirement in this role.

We are looking for someone who can:

• be an inspirational Class Supervisor who is dedicated to provide high quality teaching and learning.

• drive students to raise standards to achieve at all levels; and

• demonstrate commitment to the values and core beliefs of Backwell School

Backwell School is a part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership Multi-Academy Trust. Ofsted judged both the School and the Sixth Form to be ‘Good’.

Our Trust values excellence and collaboration and has a key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people. Backwell School also leads the North Somerset Teaching Alliance (NSTA) program for trainee teaching staff.

What we have to offer

Backwell School offers its staff a vibrant and stimulating teaching environment and there is a broad range of professional support available for new members of staff both within the department and in the wider school.

Backwell School provides a fantastic benefits package inclusive of:-

• A contributory pension scheme

• A broad employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping and healthcare)

• Cycle to work scheme and on-site parking

• Wellbeing support

• Support to staff looking for career progression.

How to apply

Before making an application candidates are asked to match their qualifications, experience, skills and abilities against the criteria listed on the job and person specification.

Applications for this post will close on Wednesday 5 October at 09:00am.

Those who are successful from shortlisting, will be contacted to advise of the interview arrangements.

The Lighthouse Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Lighthouse Schools Partnership – Backwell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all in our community to share this commitment. Suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. As part of the shortlisting process an online search will be carried out. All appointments will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS check.

We are also committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, particularly those from underrepresented groups.

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