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Cover Supervisor

The Kingsway, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 1NB
Glyn School
Term Time
Pro-rata, working 32.5 hrs/week: £17,474
9th May 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
6th June 2022 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
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Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1236179

Are you an aspiring teacher or experienced TA/HLTA looking for a Cover Supervisor position in an ‘Outstanding’ school?

Glyn School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Cover Supervisor to cover lessons during staff absences and to work within a team of highly motivated and talented individuals. 

This role will be well suited for candidates who are looking to start their career in teaching, experienced teachers looking for flexibility, TA/HLTA’s or gap year students from universities. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements. 

Your opportunity:

You will be providing effective cover supervision for lessons on a regular basis, and providing stability and continuity for students whose lessons are affected by short-term teacher absence. This may include offering further intervention sessions for students to help address learning gaps. Lesson plans and materials will be provided and your role will include registering the form and class, ensuring that students complete the tasks provided by the teacher, managing the classroom, providing additional support as needed and feedback to the teacher. You will have the opportunity to cover a wide variety of subjects including Maths, Science, PE and Games, Drama, English, Humanities, MFL, Social Sciences, Creative & Performing Arts and Technology. Our Year Groups will include Year 7 – Year 13 across Key Stages KS3, KS4 and KS5.

About Glyn School:

Glyn School is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form. Founded in 1927, we have a rich history of academic, sporting and artistic excellence and in 2014 we were designated a teaching school, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practice nationally. 

Glyn School has a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. Our values sit at the heart of all we do and underpins our aspiration that every student leaves us equipped with the resilience and drive that will enable them to forge rewarding futures for themselves. 

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn School. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD, no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. To learn more about how Learning and Teaching underpin our school, please visit Glyn TV - Learning and Teaching section of our website.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will need to:

Have excellent communication skills.

Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.

Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.

Be keen to be part of the wider school community.

Why work at Glyn School:

An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.

An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.

A culture of coaching.

Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.

An opportunity to work collaboratively across the wider GLF MAT.

Recognition of previous school continuous service

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefitting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

Continuous Professional Development

Work life and family friendly policies

Flexible Working

Staff Wellbeing

Career Pathways and Talent Management

Staff Benefits

Community and Collaboration

Valued Worker Scheme

The Details:

Start date: September 2022 (or sooner)

Contract type: Permanent

Pay Scale: GLF Associate Staff, Specialist

Working hours: Term-time, Part-time up to 32.5 hours per week

Annual Salary (pro-rata for working 32.5 hrs per week): £17,474

Closing date: Monday, 6 June (at 9AM)


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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