We have a great opportunity for an efficient, organised an experienced person to support our children at Cherry Fields School within the Banbury Cluster of GLF schools, through delivering planned lessons in the role of Learning assistant, with additional cover supervisor responsibilities for the first year, at which point you will have the opportunity to apply for further cover supervision roles or revert to a 32.5 hr a week LA position.
This role is split for the first academic year as 32.5 hours per week, consisting of 3.5 days / 22.75 hours (0.7FTE) worked as a generalist LA and 1.5 days/9.75 hours (0.3FTE) worked as Cover Supervisor. This is a term time position + INSET days. (39 weeks)
About the Banbury Cluster
Consisting of four schools, the Banbury cluster has a collaborative approach towards working; this means the schools can work closely together to provide an outstanding educational experience to the local communities.
The schools benefit from being able to share resources and support each other where needed. It will also allow for more opportunities for career progression across the cluster and give you the chance to enhance your professional development.
Hardwick is a fantastic, established one form entry primary school and William Morris is an outstanding, one form entry primary school. Longford Park (Nursery to Year 3) and Cherry Fields (Nursery to Reception) are exciting, new build schools.
What we are looking for
We are looking for a candidate who will:
• Be enthusiastic and committed to work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently.
• Be committed to developing and sharing outstanding practice across GLF Schools.
• Be dedicated to ensuring that all children achieve their very best.
• Be passionate about the children's learning and welfare.
• Be committed to personal career progression and enhancement.
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.
Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local 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
Core Purpose & 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
Please see the job description and person specification within the application pack
School: The Banbury Cluster of Schools, initially based at Cherry Fields
Start Date: September 2021
Salary: £14,507 actual - Split salary – 22.75pw hours at Associate 2 point 1 for LA time £9,731 actual (£17,900-£21,000 FTE)
9.75pw hours at Associate 3, point 1 £4,776 actual (£20,500-£24,000 FTE)
Hours: Total of 32.5 hours/week, 39 weeks per year (term time +1 week)
Contract: Permanent LA with Cover supervision element fixed term for one year. LA salary after that will be circa £14,000 actual.
Job Expires: Monday 21st June 9am
Interviews: Tues 29th & Weds 30th June, conduction via MS Teams Video call.
Cherry Fields Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.