Cover Supervisors

Job Title:
Cover Supervisor

37 hours per week (room for flexibility), term time only, including 5 training days

Contract Type:
Fixed term to August 2023

Level & Salary:
NJC Level 3B (point range 6-8),
£19,698 to £20,493 per annum, pro-rata

We are seeking to appoint motivated and enthusiastic Cover Supervisors who will work to cover lessons across all subjects in the school. We work collaboratively to provide high standards of learning and teaching for every student. The successful candidate will also work alongside the Learning Support Department.

The successful candidates must:

These positions would ideally suit degree qualified candidates who are interested in gaining teaching experience prior to applying for a teaching qualification. Biddenham has a comprehensive professional development programme and has successfully trained many graduates who have gained their teaching qualification through us.

Biddenham International School & Sports College is a thriving, inclusive, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1280 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all students to support daily learning.

Biddenham is a school with high expectations and a clear improvement strategy for continuing to raise attainment and is working towards becoming an outstanding school. Candidates must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our goal of ‘Opening Minds, Transforming Lives’.

Applications are welcome from degree qualified candidates and experienced practitioners, but we will also consider candidates educated to Level 3/A Level. Previous applicants need not apply.

Application and Contact:
Job description and application forms are available to download from the School’s website at Please email applications for the attention of Julie Shepherd at

Closing date:  These vacancies will close when appointments have been made and without further notice. Therefore early application is advised.

Interview date:  Interviews will take place upon application.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Children’s Barred List check, References and other checks.

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