Cover Supervisor

  • TSAT Grade D (Pro rata salary of between £17,244 - £19,408 per annum)
  • Deal, Kent
  • Thinking Schools Academy Trust

Cover Supervisor

Salary: TSAT Grade D (Pro rata salary of between £17,244 - £19,408 per annum)

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent Part-Time and Full-time hours considered, up to 35 hours a week (term-time only plus 5 INSET days)

Closing Date: 07/11/21

Interview Date: TBC

We require a Cover Supervisor to join Goodwin Academy, you will provide cover for absent teaching staff and facilitate the learning by Key Stage 3 and 4 students.

You will be required to supervise whole classes, assisting students in undertaking pre-planned learning activities. This is a great opportunity if you are pursuing a career as a Classroom Teacher or a Teaching Assistant as this role will provide experience of working in a classroom and interacting with students.


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report


Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging key stage 3-5 mixed academy based in the heart of Deal. At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for B = Brilliance, E = Enrichment, S = Society and T = Thinking.

Click here to find out more about our school !


What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of roles and responsibilities please view the attached job description

Committed to supporting students

Excellent interpersonal skills

Effective communication skills both orally and in writing

Effective ICT skills

Excellent organisational and administrative skills

Ability to motivate and to support learning

Additional language skills would be beneficial to support our diverse student population.

Previous experience of working with young people is desirable and the ability to contribute to the wider life of the school will be an advantage.


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking

Be their Best self

Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances


Watch our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.

A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology

Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career

Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits

A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

Onsite parking free of charge


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Visits to the Academy are encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Danielle Bowden on 01304 403 103.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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