We are seeking a forward thinking Class Supervisor, to supervise classes of up to 32 students allocated by the Cover Co-ordinator. Work for the students will be provided by the Head of Department. Supervisors are allocated cover periods for a variety of subjects according to the needs of the school each day.
Part of the role will require supervising students during the lunch break. As well as during examination periods to supervise and invigilate students sitting internal and external tests and examinations. The successful applicant will be required give administrative and in-class support there when not needed for cover.
We are seeking someone who has relevant experience working with young people 11 – 16 years and adults. High standard of communications skills, and are able to work on your own initiative. Having a broad knowledge of safeguarding and confidentiality issues is a key requirement in this role.
We are looking for someone who can:
• be an inspirational Class Supervisor who is dedicated to provide high quality teaching and learning.
• drive students to raise standards to achieve at all levels; and
• demonstrate commitment to the values and core beliefs of Backwell School
Backwell School is a part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership Multi-Academy Trust. In 2020, Ofsted judged both the School and the Sixth Form to be ‘Good’. At present, the School has 1,700 students in Years 7 to 11 and 380 in the Sixth Form.
Our Trust values excellence and collaboration and has a key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people. Backwell School also leads the North Somerset Teaching Alliance (NSTA) program for trainee teaching staff.
What we have to offer
Backwell School offers its staff a vibrant and stimulating teaching environment and there is a broad range of professional support available for new members of staff both within the department and in the wider school.
Backwell School provides a fantastic benefits package inclusive of:-
• A contributory pension scheme
• A broad employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping and healthcare)
• Cycle to work scheme and on-site parking
• Wellbeing support
• As a Teaching School, we also offer support to staff looking for career progression.
How to apply
Before making an application candidates are asked to match their qualifications, experience, skills and abilities against the criteria listed on the job and person specification.
Applications for this post will close on Monday 10 May at 09:00.
Those who are successful from shortlisting, will be contacted to advise of the interview arrangements.
The Lighthouse Schools Partnership 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 underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Backwell Community 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.