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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: Friday 30 September 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 03 October 2022

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

The Turing School
Larkspur Drive
East Sussex 
BN23 8EJ

Phone:    01323 465700
Email:     tts-office@swale.at
Website: https://www.theturingschool.org.uk/

Please note, we do not accept CVs.


Cover Supervisor -  The Turing School

  • Salary: £18,599 - £19,882 pro rata (£21,528 - £23,013 FTE) SAT5
  • Permanent
  • Term Time plus 5 staff development days
  • 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed Cover Supervisor to join our supportive team to provide effective cover supervision across the school.

As a Cover Supervisor, you will administer the cover system, provide effective management of cover staff and to work as a cover supervisor undertaking whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher enabling pre-set work to be completed. 

We are looking for a calm and confident individual who has the skills to be able to manage classroom activities safely and who can create a positive learning environment.

Previous experience in a similar role, using databases and a good standard of education would be an advantage.

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.

Part of Swale Academies Trust, The Turing School is at its heart, a community school.  We pride ourselves on knowing all of our students and families, and we work together to support and develop our young people into becoming successful, confident and happy young adults.  

For more information about our school please visit our website: theturingschool.org.uk

Join us to benefit from:

  • Excellent on-site facilities
  • Bank of resources across the Trust
  • Excellent CPD programme
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • 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 Gemma Sorrell-fleet, Office Manager for an informal discussion: gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at and 01323 465700

Completed applications should be sent to Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager, gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at or by post to The Turing School, Larkspur Drive, Eastbourne East Sussex BN23 8EJ. 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)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

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

Interview Date: W/C 3rd October

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/198429/27283

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £21,528 to £23,013 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • The Turing School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education