Cover Supervisor

Salary: £14,858 - £16,303
Job Type: Part Time
Contact Name: Rosie England
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 26/11/2021 10:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 30/11/2021
Start Date: 04/01/2022
Contracted Term: TTO Plus - Term time only plus weeks
Contracted Hours: 32.50
Contracted Weeks: 38.40
Department: Support
Pay Grade: Grade 5, SCP 7 - 11

Job Advert

Ref: SCH-PAT-0026


Required January 2022


Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust, comprising of eight schools, six primary schools and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Cover Supervisor to join the team at Carleton High School. The candidate will provide classroom supervision for pupils where colleagues are absent from duty. They will complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities, and maintain accurate records in the teachers absence.


This post is a 32.5 hours per week, term time plus two, fixed term contract, equating to 192 working days per annum.


The end date for this post is 31 August 2022.


The Trust can offer:


·        hard working and highly committed staff

·        a supportive Trust as your employer

·        motivated, well behaved pupils


We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:


·        has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential

·        has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils

·        can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative

·        has experience of working in a similar specialist area


For more information or to discuss or arrange a potential visit please contact the school on 01977 781555 or via email at


Completed application forms should be returned via the Face-Ed system no later than 10am on Friday 26th November 2021.


We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

File Attachments

File Name Description
S_Cover Supervisor JD & PS (2021_09_15 V1).pdf Cover Supervisor Job Description
PAT-Careers-Prospectus-v2.pdf Working for Us Booklet

Safeguarding Information

Pontefract Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Pontefract Academies Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
4 or more GCSE's at Grade C/4 or higher, including English and Maths (or equivalent grades/qualifications) Grade C/4 or higher
Qualifications equivalent to NVQ Level 3 Pass
Degree or equivalent qualification Pass


4 or more GCSE's at Grade 4/C or higher (or equivalent grades/qualifications)
Level 3 qualification (NVQ. A Level, BTEC) or equivalent
Education to degree level or equivalent relevant experience
Understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection issues