32.5 hours per week, term time only
Monday – Friday 8.30 am – 3.30 pm , with a half hour unpaid lunch break
Grade 13 £19698 - £21748 per annum pro rata
Starting Salary £14311
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Lesson Supervisor to join our talented team. You will supervise whole classes, deliver pre-planned lessons during the short-term absence of teaching staff and provide learning support for individuals and groups of students where necessary. This is an exciting post offering an excellent opportunity for an energetic and creative individual to thrive in the dynamic, inclusive and progressive Upper School. The role can be useful experience for those considering a career in teaching.
The primary focus when supervising will be to ensure ongoing student progress to learning, maintain behaviour and keep students on task. The Learning Supervisor will respond to questions and generally assist students to undertake activities, which have been set by the teacher. Additional duties include preparation and organisation of resources and providing support to teaching staff and students when cover is not required.
Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:
- Good presence, excellent communication skills, patience, and the ability to understand the needs of students
- Computer literate
- Ability to use their own initiative, with good planning and organising skills and the ability to adapt quickly to a varied and constantly changing routine
- Work well in a team
- Work effectively and be able to relate positively to young people
- Applicants should be well educated, and ideally have experience of supporting young people either in the classroom or across other contexts. Training will be given.
To apply for this position, please complete a support staff application form, (which is available on our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mr D Wiltshire (Headteacher). Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position. Completed applications should be returned by post to the HR Department or by email.
Closing date: Wednesday 30 September 2020 – 8.00 am
Interview date: to be confirmed
This post requires a criminal background check via the Disclosure Procedure
The Kings of Wessex Academy 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.