Portishead, City of Bristol
Actual salary £15,368 pro rata*
21 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Part Time


Temporary, Term Time Only plus 2 INSET days for as soon as possible  - 30th June 2017*

32½ hours/week

Starting 8.30am (Mon - Fri), finishing 3.30pm Monday - Thursday

and 8.30am to 2.45pm Fridays

JG5 SCP 22 £20,456 - 26 £23,166 pa pro rata

Actual salary £15,368 pro rata*

The School

Gordano School has a reputation for success that is based on commitment and high standards. We are proud to be a comprehensive school and value the success and achievement of all our pupils. Exam results 2015-16 evidence the commitment of our staff and students to achieving their best, and we are proud of this reputation.

The school became an Academy in July 2011 and is also a specialist Technology College and Leading Edge School. We are an active member of the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and were designated as a National Teaching School in September 2013.

In April 2012 Gordano was judged to be Outstanding in all categories in an Ofsted inspection. We believe that our success is based on the quality, diligence and integrity of our staff.

Gordano School became a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) on 1st September 2016 as a partner within the Lighthouse Schools Partnership Trust.

The Role

From 1st January 2017, we are looking for an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join a high achieving School on a temporary contract.  The successful candidate will have excellent National Curriculum knowledge as well as the confidence to deliver lessons set in an engaging way and to motivate students. The school is looking for someone who is passionate about education and with the capacity to be inventive in the classroom, inspiring the minds of the pupils. Gordano School is looking for exceptional candidates for this role of Cover Supervisor and offers a great opportunity to support our commitment to pupils.

This role additionally facilitates preparation for the day and the return of materials/work at the end and covers whole classes during a teacher's absence - the main focus will be to keep students on task with work set by teaching staff and the remainder of time will be deployed to support teachers generally.

To be considered for this position of Cover Supervisor you must:

* Have some experience in a classroom environment
* Be an excellent role model who strives to accomplish the very best
* Have a real passion and 'can-do' attitude for educating children and young people
* Be dedicated to your role of a Cover Supervisor and supportive of colleagues and pupils alike

If you are an experienced Teacher or Cover Supervisor who is able to engage and support pupils through this stage of education and would like the challenge of a demanding role such as this, we want to hear from you.  Equally if you have a PGCE and are looking for your first role within teaching, this is a great opportunity.


Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), child care vouchers, discounted on-site gym membership and on-site parking.

For more information including job details and an application form, please visit our website by clicking the apply button. 

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Applications should be submitted with covering letter and application form (curriculum vitae optional) to Tara Phillis, HR Manager by: 9am, Monday 5th December 2016
Interviews:  Thursday 8th December 2016

Gordano School supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership Trust.  The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.