We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated member of staff to join the Newton Abbot College’s dedicated team of Cover Teachers, with responsibility for administering the emergency cover procedures. The successful applicant will provide continuity of student learning and progression through the organisation of emergency cover and through the supervision of whole classes during the short-term absences of teachers. Additionally, when not providing cover, they will support the wider college in supporting student learning.
The successful candidate will:
- Be passionate about helping students to achieve their very best.
- Be committed to the vision and values of the college.
- Have experience of working with young people.
- Be kind, patient and flexible in their approach and a strong communicator.
- Be organised and proactive in their work and a collaborative and trustworthy team player.
- Be a positive and professional role model, demonstrating high expectations at all times, to all staff and students.
- Be an experienced, reflective and aware practitioner who knows how to get the best from people.
- Engage with the college coaching programme, as part of our professional development offer. This reflects how highly we value our cover teachers as we do other teachers.
If you think you can make a difference to our students and relish the idea of joining our successful, supportive and highly motivated staff team in the delivery of an excellent education for all, then we want to hear from you!
Newton Abbot College is an over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their careers. There is a very strong sense of community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another and everybody is proud of their role as together we grow our college from strength to strength.
The Ivy Education Trust works closely with all schools within the Trust and beyond. The Ivy Education Trust celebrates the diversity of each of its schools and is founded upon the alignment of vision and values that we all commonly hold to secure the best outcomes for our pupils.
The Ivy Education Trust is committed to providing a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum in all its schools so all children and young people develop the character and qualifications needed to open doors to their future success. A strong focus on developing and providing inspirational teaching and leadership in all schools, through school-to-school improvement, ensures outstanding progress and educational enjoyment for all members of the partnership’s community.
The unique character of each school is celebrated and nurtured to ensure choice and variety in educational provision. The Trust is determined that all children should be able to attend a good or better school regardless of where they live.
Our mission is to improve life chances for every child and young person we serve, through broadening their opportunities and enabling them to reach their full potential. We support and all members of our learning community to dream big, aim high, and achieve more than they ever thought was possible. If you share these visions and aspirations, then we very much welcome your application for this post.
If you have any questions about the Enhanced Cover Supervisor post, please contact Zahra Bhiwandiwalla, Deputy Headteacher on email@example.com.
Completed application forms should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date, so please get your application in early.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date. Interviews will take place once applications have been shortlisted.