Cover Supervisor - Pilton Community College (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade D £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.

The post holder will be responsible for covering the absence of colleagues in order to achieve the highest possible standards.

The post holder will contribute towards the learning of students by:
- Supervising classes when teachers are absent, ensuring that students carry out the work that has been set by the teacher or by another member of that teaching team;
- Ensuring students are given access to the best possible learning experience;
- Registering tutor groups when teachers are absent - reading to the tutor group and/or attending assembly when necessary;
- Reporting back to absent teachers on the progress of the lesson to ensure students have equality of access to opportunities to learn and develop;
- Being aware of, and complying with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health & safety, confidentiality and data protection;
- Building positive relationships for learning with all students.

The successful candidate will:
- Be confident in delivering the cover work set by the class teacher in all subjects - and be quick to ask questions for clarification when uncertain;
- Ensure that students’ high-quality learning continues in the temporary absence of their teacher;
- Maintain positive relationships among students, safeguarding their health and safety and using the school systems to provide praise and to protect learning.

Pilton Community College is a wonderful place to work and is full of staff who are dedicated to improving the life chances of every student. We think we serve the most brilliant students. We also know that we're making a difference to our students' lives every day. If you'd like to be a part of that - get in touch.

Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.

Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

To apply for this role, please submit your application online via
Please apply by noon on the closing date.
Interview Date: w/c 13 June 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationNorth DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX31 1RB

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    NJC Grade D £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required