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Cover Supervisor

  • Organisation
  • The Hastings Academy
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £18,052 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 23/06/2024
  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247317/41104
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247317/41104
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £18,052 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 23/06/2024
  • Organisation
  • The Hastings Academy
  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education

Hours of work: 32.5
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only

Closing date: Sunday 23 June 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Hastings Academy
Rye Road
Hastings
East Sussex
TN35 5DN

Phone:   01424 711950
Email:     office@thehastingsacademy.org.uk
Website: www.thehastingsacademy.org.uk/

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Working pattern: Monday - Friday, term time only (39 weeks)

Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Actual starting salary (calculated pro rata): £18,052 per annum

Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments 

We are looking to recruit a Cover Supervisor who, in the absence of the class teacher can cover lessons across a wide range of subjects. This includes delivering lessons in accordance with the work set by the teacher/Head of Department and also providing support for the Pastoral team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has a drive for excellence and a desire to deliver lessons of an outstanding quality
  • is highly organised, motivated and committed to the role
  • has experience working in teaching or in providing support in the classroom
  • is a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure a high level of communication both internally and externally
  • is flexible to the changing demands of the role
  • is able to build positive working relationships with students
  • has enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently

Please refer to the attached job description for full details.

The Hastings Academy

At The Hastings Academy, our core aim is to nurture a sense of community while fostering qualities like aspiration, self-worth, and respect for learning. We believe in equipping students with the skills and character to succeed in both education and beyond. Our innovative curriculum emphasises essential qualifications and lifelong learning skills, preparing students to thrive as responsible global citizens. 

Effective communication and mutual support between parents and the school are key for student success. We celebrate achievements and address challenges collaboratively, with form tutors and heads of house playing crucial roles in students' journeys. 

The academy has a published admission number of 180 (900 pupils in total) and hosts a special facility for up to 10 young people with speech, language, and communication difficulties.

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving

As the largest Multi-Academies Trust in Sussex, we are a close-knit family of schools committed to achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential. Sponsored by the esteemed University of Brighton, we provide high-quality learning experiences for our pupils.

Our success is a result of the dedication and expertise of our staff and central teams, creating vibrant places of learning that ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of education. Together, we aim to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

At the heart of everything we do are our pupils. We believe that learning should be exciting, engaging, and fun – an adventure where curiosity is celebrated, and creativity is encouraged. We strive to create an environment where each child feels inspired and supported, enabling them to discover their unique talents and interests.  

Our commitment

The University of Brighton 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. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. 

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff and volunteer recruitment practices. If you would like any support or assistant at any stage of the recruitment process please let us know, by contacting us by email to recruitment@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk or by telephone to Emma Richings 01424 905 306.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Conni Francis, Staffing Manager, on c.francis@thehastingsacademy.org.uk

Please apply on our careers site: University of Brighton Academies Trust | Jobs | Search here for your perfect career - Job Information | Apply for Cover Supervisor

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.