Cover Supervisor

Academy · Ashford, Kent
Department Academy
Employment Type Permanent

The John Wallis Church of England Academy are currently recruiting for a Cover Supervisor.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Cover Supervisor with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the key Christian values of respect, truth, trust, integrity and love.

The cover supervisor role provides classroom supervision and supports students learning during teaching staff absence and entails the covering of lessons (work is usually provided) and supporting the pastoral and academic work of the pupils.

We are looking to appoint someone who is adaptable, resilient, energetic and would suit someone looking to gain some experience and understanding of a career in education.  

Skills and Experience -  To be considered for the position:

  • Hold a good honours degree or equivalent. (A Teaching qualification is desired but not essential)
  • Minimum 1 year teaching or tutoring experience
  • Ability to keep students focused and on task.
  • Ability to secure high standards of behaviour by motivating, encouraging and engaging pupils
  • Excellent written communication, timekeeping, reliability, and timely reporting

About The John Wallis Church of England Academy


The John Wallis Church of England Academy is a 0-19 Academy in Ashford, Kent.

The Academy provides an outstanding learning environment that ensures a wealth of opportunities for students to achieve their full potential, with a curriculum that engenders a love of learning; high attainment, helping students to become qualified, skilled and adaptable; a personalised learning approach, offering outstanding tutorial support; high expectations of all its students, irrespective of their ability or needs; a strong ethos of security, care and warmth for one another, increasing students self esteem and confidence; providing stepping stones to and from the community it serves.


The Academy values the contribution of all it’s staff and offer the following benefits:

  • Discounted fees at our on-site Nursery provision
  • Salary Extras employee initiatives including a Cycle to work scheme and discounted shopping,
  • An Employee Assistance Programme with a arrange of benefits available to staff and their immediate family,
  • Discounted membership at local gym facility.

For the full Job Description please click here.

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