Cover Supervisor

Aureus Primary School
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
Associate 3, point 1 (£21,800-£25,350 FTE)
Start Date
As soon as possible
28th November 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Fixed Term to 31st August 2024
  • Job ID: 1289345

Your Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our growing, diverse and welcoming primary school, judged Outstanding by OFSTED. Our school has a passion and understanding of what effective learning is and we help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be. In return for your hard work we can offer excellent CPD opportunities and the support of a strong collaborative team.

Please read the application pack, which includes the job description and person specification carefully to ensure your personal application statement demonstrates how your skills match what we are looking for.

Core Purpose and Qualities

The Cover Supervisor will support with the smooth operation of the school through delivering planned lessons. Responsibilities include delivering lessons based on pre-prepared work to a class, managing the classroom environment to promote good behaviour for learning, and liaising with teaching colleagues on their return to promote good continuity for the children.

Adaptability, resilience and the ability to think on your feet are essential in this varied and evolving role, as will an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to a career within education.

The ideal candidate will have the skills to:

• Work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.

• Be passionate about the children’s learning and welfare.

• Have the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences

• Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour

About Aureus Primary School

Graded Outstanding by Ofsted in September 2022, Aureus Primary School is a newly built, state of the art primary school situated on the Great Western Park Estate. The school has a nursery on site and two form entry from Reception to Year 5. The school will reach full capacity in Sept 2024 when our children reach year 6.

Having a collaborative approach towards working means GLF schools in Oxfordshire can work closely together to provide an outstanding educational experience to the local communities and a uniquely supporting workplace for staff.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details

The Details

Duration: Fixed Term until 31st August 2024

Start date: As soon as possible 

Hours : 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

Salary: £21,800 - £25,350

Pro-rata: £16,931 - £19,688

Closing date for applications: 28th November 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed with applicants 


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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