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St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School, Waltham Chase

Cover Supervisor

Closing date: 19/06/2020 at 17:00

Job Start Date: September 2020

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: D grade: FTE: £20,830-£23,411

Hours of Work: 4 days a week, term time only (0.8 FTE)

Location of Role: St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School, Waltham Chase

Job/Person Summary

We would like to recruit a cover supervisor, to provide consistency and a positive learning experience for all our primary aged children.  We value colleagues who can develop our children as REACH learners,  and can bring their own specialisms to the school.  We are interested in hearing from people from all kinds of backgrounds and experience who would like to commit to being part of our team as we develop our school.  Our most recently appointed cover supervisor combined this role with part time study for a higher education qualification which may be of interest to you too. You may have experience already in a similar role or as a teacher and want to continue your love for being in the classroom and outdoor learning in a primary school with creativity as one of its learning aims.


You would be covering regular classes for teacher release for:  leadership responsibilities, NQT time or PPA time. You would need to feel at home leading learning in all year groups in our primary school and sometimes having to step in to a different class to cover in an emergency. We recognise that it is best for our children and our staff to have consistent routines; however sometimes things change and we need you to be flexible too!   

The role includes time for feedback to the class teacher and marking, if appropriate,  after school.

We are looking for a new colleague who:


We would expect that already you:

We are able to offer in return:


Application Procedure

Closing date 19 June 5pm

Interview date 23 June

The role is intended to start whenever the school is operating fully again, we hope to appoint for 1 September 2020. Please note that other support staff roles are also advertised

and it may be possible to apply for two roles and combine them into working a 1.0 FTE role



Informal conversations are welcome and we want you to get to know us and our school to make sure we are right for you too. Please email office@stjohnthebaptistprimaryschool.co.uk and someone will get in touch for a phone conversation initially.

Application forms and the role profile are available on the school website or by email.


St John’s is a Church of England School; therefore candidates are expected to demonstrate a positive commitment to the school’s ethos and values. You do not need to be a practising Christian to be the right person for us but it is essential that you are fully committed to being part of our community, and understanding and supportive of our Christian ethos.

Safer Recruitment

St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School, Waltham Chase and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Solomons Lane, Waltham Chase, Hampshire, SO32 2LY

Telephone: 01329 833141

Website: http://stjohnthebaptistprimary.co.uk/

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