Start date: ASAP
Salary: NJC Scale Point 8-12 (£20,493 - £22,183 pro rata), actual £13,351.43 - £14,452.39 per annum
School context: Mixed 11-18, comprehensive, Number on roll: c. 1400
Contract type: Permanent, 38 weeks term time only, 29.15 hours per week
Malmesbury School requires an energetic, committed and flexible Cover Supervisor to join our experienced and highly supportive Cover Team. The school has superb specialist accommodation and faculties occupy a suite of classrooms grouped around a faculty office. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards.
Cover supervisors play an integral role in supervising classes when a member of teaching staff is absent. The role involves ensuring cover work is carried out by students alongside basic classroom management. Cover supervisors also carry out general administration work when not on cover, and work throughout the school. Support and training is available for candidates new to the role.
At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area. In addition to the Athelstan Trust opportunities, support staff at Malmesbury School have a wealth of employee benefits including:
• An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools
• A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training using external providers
• A caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority - flexible working requests will be
• An Athelstan Trust newsletter that shares best practice and latest news
• A research informed Athelstan Trust CPD programme led by experienced staff across five schools
• Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students
• Excellent career progression opportunities
• An extensive enrichment and trip programme
• An on-site counselling service
Malmesbury School is a successful and growing 11-18 school with approximately 1,400 students on roll in the attractive town of Malmesbury, surrounded by stunning Wiltshire countryside with easy access to the M4. We enjoy excellent modern facilities and offer unparalleled support and opportunities to staff who wish to develop their skills and leadership.
The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust. The Trust offers further career development opportunities for colleagues to work across more than one school in a supportive environment.
Please complete the trust application form on our school website and accompany this with a letter (of no more than two A4 sides) outlining your experience to-date and the particular strengths, interests and qualities that you could bring to the position. Please read the relevant job description. If you wish to discuss the role further please contact Jan Hainsworth at Malmesbury School.
The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 14 February 2022 with interviews taking place on 2 March 2022.
The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Please visit the school website for further information.
The school welcome booklet can also be found on the school website.
Malmesbury 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.