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Cover Supervisor

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and Term-time only
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Sunday 17 July 2022

Interview Date: Week Commencing  Monday 18 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Eastbourne Academy
Brodrick Road
East Sussex
BN22 9RQ

Phone:    01323 514900
Email:     tea-office@swale.at
Website: theeastbourneacademy.org

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Cover Supervisor - The Eastbourne Academy


Term time plus 5 staff development days.

37 hours a week.

We have an opportunity to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic person, to cover classes across the whole curriculum and age-range in the short term absence of teachers.

As well as covering classes, the cover supervisor implements work programmes for individuals / groups and assists in the whole planning cycle and the management / preparation of resources.

We are looking for someone who is committed to support the learning of our students, to join our team of Cover Supervisors.

This is an ideal opportunity for those of you who may be thinking of teaching as a career, as this will provide experience of a classroom and students.

The successful candidate would need:

  • A good standard of basic education;
  • An NVQ level 2 in relevant qualification (or equivalent) or equivalent experience;
  • Previous experience of working with young people in a similar environment;
  • The ability to take charge of a classroom and give clear instructions and guidance to students.

Experience of supervising group work and supporting students with special needs will be an advantage but not essential.

The Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and inclusive learning community were both students and staff thrive. At the heart of our school, are traditional values where every student is expected to Learn, Engage and Respect.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Friendly and supportive school environment;
  • Be part of a highly successful Trust;
  • CPD opportunities;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  •  Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Eye test reimbursement;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Mr Moore for an informal discussion.  darren.moore@swale.at and 01323 514900 X318

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs Hopkins, Headteacher’s PA and HR Liaison mel.hopkins@swale.at or by post to The Eastbourne Academy, Brodrick Road, Eastbourne East Sussex BN22 9RQ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 18th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/25122

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £20,045 to £21,563

  • Closing date
  • 17 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • The Eastbourne Academy

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education