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Vacancy Details

Cover Supervisor

Prendergast Vale School
£23,246 - £24,089 per annum
Prendergast Vale School
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
35 hours per week. 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 Inset days).
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/01/2022 at 09:30
Prendergast Vale School

We wish to appoint a Cover Supervisor to our school.

The post holder will oversee classes as they undertake work set in the short-term absence of the class teacher. In periods where cover is not required, the successful candidate will support in the classroom or elsewhere in the school as directed.

We are keen to fill this post with an enthusiastic, creative individual who can relate positively to children. The post will offer the opportunity to work across the Key Stages in the secondary phase. The position is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in education.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside school staff, be trained in supervisory skills and to develop in the management of school classes. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with a flexible and reliable approach. You will have experience of working in a school environment with children and have a commitment to their welfare, education and development. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students.

Salary: Scale 5 (point 13 - 15) £27,024 - £28,005 pro-rata.

Prendergast Vale School is an all through school, nursery to Year 11, and rated as Good by Ofsted in February 2018.  It is one of the top performing mixed schools for E-Bacc in Lewisham. The school benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Federation.

Our school motto is “We are forever learning” and the successful candidate will be expected to be committed to their own professional development. We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Award for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders.  We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff.  You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.

Interviews:                Monday 24 January 2022

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.




Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed