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Cover Supervisor

Cotham Lawn Road, Cotham, Bristol, Bristol, BS6 6DT
Cotham School
Full Time, Part Time, Term Time
£25,419 pro rata
21st 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: Temporary
  • Contract length: Until 22 July 2023
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1272122

Cover Supervisor and Tutor/Link Tutor (School hours and Term time only) Maternity Cover

Grade 9, from £25,419 (Actual salary £19,436) 32.5 hours worked per week over 5 days during term time. We also able to consider 26 hours working over 4 days (Actual salary £15,549)

This is an excellent starter role for someone interested in a career in teaching and has experience of working with young people and teenagers. Or for a returning teaching who doesn’t want the responsibility of planning and marking student work. We currently require an enthusiastic and motivated cover supervisor to provide supervision for classes. When cover is not required in school, you will support the school with administrative processes, such as preparing resources, exam preparation or supporting small groups with additional learning needs.

You will also be a daily Tutor or Link Tutor and help support the school’s tutorial programme.

We offer:

• The opportunity to join this high attaining, successful and hugely oversubscribed school

• A committed and enthusiastic staff group

• Exciting opportunities in a school with two well established specialisms in Performing Arts and Mathematics with Computing

• A well-resourced department with a strong academic tradition and reputation

• Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development

Cotham School is a great place to work. We’re a fantastic friendly team, proud of what we achieve and looking forward to welcoming new people to share in our achievements. Join us and you’ll receive a wide range of employee benefits including:

● a generous paid holiday allowance for support staff of 24 days, rising to 29 with service

● excellent work life balance with term time working arrangements

● excellent defined benefit pension schemes (Local government pension scheme)

● access to employee assistance programme and counselling sessions

● ongoing learning and development opportunities and access to the school CPD library

● at least 5 inset (training) days per annum with the provision of free onsite drinks and meals

● comprehensive induction process

● competitive salaries which are reviewed annually

● family friendly policies and wellbeing support initiatives

● savings on purchases via smart hive employee benefits platform

● reduced price access to gyms and health sessions

● access to staff sports

● option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

● on site free car parking (when available)

● access to discounted dental and health care schemes, plus free eye tests and free annual flu jab

Cotham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.

Please visit our website for further details and application pack:

Closing date: 5th October 2022

Interview date: likely to be 13th October


Safeguarding Statement:

Cotham School 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. All offers of appointment are conditional on the following:

• Enhanced DBS check

• Satisfactory completion of a Staff Disqualification Declaration form

• Confirmation that you are not subject to either a Prohibition Order or Interim Prohibition Order

• The receipt of at least 2 satisfactory references

• Verification of identity

• Verification of medical fitness

• Verification of qualifications

• Verification of QTS where required

• Verification that they are legally able to work in UK

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (amended 2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account .

Cotham School’s child protection policy and practices and policy on employment of ex-offenders in the application pack can be found on the School website.