Cover Supervisor


Shaw Education Trust


Secondary Comprehensive



Contract Type

Full Time/Permanent

Start Date

January 7th 2019


Shaw Trust Support Staff Grade 6 (SCP 21-24 £20,541-£22,401 PRO-RATA)

Age Range


Number of Pupils



Castlebrook & Tottington Academies

Closing Date

Noon on Monday 10th December 2018

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide classroom supervision of pupils in the absence of a teacher. To also carry out any additional duties and responsibilities requested by the Headteacher in line with the grade expectations of this post. We are looking to appoint a candidate who is able to cover all curriculum lessons, including practical areas.

The successful candidate must be well organised, resourceful and hardworking. The ability to communicate effectively, demonstrate initiative, work independently and contribute significantly to effective teamwork are vital requisites.

Tottington High School is an 11-16 comprehensive school with a roll of over 930 students and total of 80+ staff. It is located on the north side of Bury in the village of Tottington, with easy access to motorways. The school is part of The Shaw Education Trust following successful conversion on 1st November 2018.

Applicants are asked to write a letter of application to the Headteacher of no more than 2 sides of A4, (minimum text size 11 Arial), to accompany the application form, outlining your experience relevant to the post and stating why you feel you would be suitable for the post. Please do not include a CV.

Contact information

Contact: Mrs. J. Rishton, Office manager and PA to the Headteacher
Address: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury, BL8 3LY
Tel: 01204 882327

Letter to Applicants

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Application Form

Pre-Employment Health Assessment Questionnaire

Job Description


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