Cover Supervisor


The School
Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (multi-academy trust).  We have a reputation for success that is based on excellent teaching and high standards. We are proud to be a comprehensive school and value the success and achievement of every one of our pupils. We are a proud member of the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and were designated as a National Teaching School in September 2013.

In April 2012 Gordano was judged to be Outstanding in all categories in an Ofsted inspection. Exam results are consistently very strong, with the Key Stage 4 program significantly above average again in 2017, and positive value added results at Key Stage 5.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join a high achieving School on a permanent contract. The successful candidate will have excellent National Curriculum knowledge as well as the confidence to deliver lessons set in an engaging way and to motivate students. The school is looking for someone who is passionate about education and with the capacity to be inventive in the classroom, inspiring the minds of the pupils. Gordano School is looking for exceptional candidates for this role of Cover Supervisor and offers a great opportunity to support our commitment to students. 

This role additionally facilitates preparation for the day and the return of materials/work at the end and covers whole classes during a teacher's absence - the main focus will be to keep students on task with work set by teaching staff and the remainder of time will be deployed to support both teachers and support staff generally. 

To be considered for this position of Cover Supervisor you must: * Have some experience in a classroom environment * Be an excellent role model who strives to accomplish the very best * Have a real passion and 'can-do' attitude for educating children and young people * Be dedicated to your role of a Cover Supervisor and supportive of colleagues and students alike 

If you are an experienced Teacher or Cover Supervisor who is able to engage and support students through this stage of education and would like the challenge of a demanding role such as this, we want to hear from you. Equally if you have a PGCE and are looking for your first role within teaching, this is a great opportunity. 

Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), child care vouchers, discounted on-site gym membership and on-site parking. 

Applications should be submitted with covering letter and application form (curriculum vitae optional) to Tara Phillis, Head of HR by: 

9am, Wednesday 21st March 2018 Interviews: Tuesday 10th April 2018 

Early applications are encouraged as are visits to the school. Gordano School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate. 

Gordano School supports Equal Opportunities Employment. 

Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership Trust. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.