Cover Supervisor

Updated: 6 days ago

Leeds East Academy

C1 .12 – .17 £22,182 - £24,491 pro rata actual salary £18,888 - £20,854 TTO + 5 days

37 hours per week

Accountable to: Lead Associate Teacher

Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which has recently been judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; 'Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school'. The school has been on a rapid journey of improvement securing a progress 8 score in 2018 in line with the national average. Housed within a state-of-the-art school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining a forward thinking organisation committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards for the community we serve.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our team in providing cover for the short term absence of teaching staff and support teams in other areas, such as the development of resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide high quality cover supervision for the long and short-term absence of teachers.

  • Direct and supervise students to complete the work set and complete records for absent teachers.

  • To take on teaching timetables of members of staff with planned absence.

  • To use specialist skills/training/experience to support students' learning.

  • Undertake dedicated and focused 1 to 1 work with individual and groups of students.

  • Utilise specialist skills and knowledge to ensure activities promote the learning and progress of students.

  • To establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.

  • To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom.

  • To support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs.

  • To promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance.

  • To monitor and evaluate student responses to learning activities within a supervised lesson.

  • To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required to the teacher on student achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding.

We are securing our vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. The Trust employs almost 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College which, along with the White Rose Academies Trust, is part of the Luminate Education Group. Other members of the group include Leeds Conservatoire, Keighley College and Harrogate College. Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our academies. They also share our vision of creating a truly outstanding Trust.

Closing Date: 30th November 2020 9.00am

Shortlisting: 1st December 2020

Interview Date: 3rd December 2020

Start Date: 4th January 2020

For more information, please visit our website at To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

The White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and a DBS check.


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