Portishead, City of Bristol
JG5 SCP 22 £21,074 - 26 £23,866 pa pro rata
09 Nov 2018
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time


Permanent, Term Time Only plus 5 INSET days for 7 January 2019

32½ hours/week (although 4 days a week would be considered)

Starting 8.20am (Mon – Fri), finishing 3.30pm Monday – Thursday  and 8.25am to 2.45pm Fridays

JG5 SCP 22 £21,074 - 26 £23,866 pa pro rata

Actual salary £16,046 pro rata* (based on 32½ hours/week)

The School

Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (multi-academy trust).  We have a reputation for success that is based on excellent teaching and high standards. We are proud to be a comprehensive school and value the success and achievement of every one of our pupils. We are a proud 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. In 2016 Progress 8 stood at 0.3 and the school was in the top 20% in almost all progress and attainment categories in FFT dashboard.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join a high achieving School on a permanent 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 students.

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 both teachers and support staff 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 students alike

If you are an experienced Teacher or Cover Supervisor who is able to engage and support students 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

Application forms should be submitted with covering letter (curriculum vitae optional) to Jenny Perry, HR Officer by:

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 23 November 2018 Interviews: 30 November 2018 Gordano School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

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.