Classroom Cover/Learning Support Assistant – Fixed Term
Start Date: Immediate
Apply promptly! A high volume of applicants is expected for the role as detailed below, do not wait to send your CV.
Kent Range 3-4 (£18,039 – £19,239) pro rota
- 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year, Starting ASAP OR September 2021
Initially, fixed term 1 year contract
We are looking for individuals to join our close-knit Classroom Cover and/or Learning Support teams. This is an ideal position for a graduate considering teaching as a future career or an individual with knowledge of the workings of a school and some or all of the needs of teachers, support staff, pupils and pupils with additional needs. The successful candidates will work as part of the School’s Cover and or AEN Team, with a particular focus on providing cover for teaching staff, ensuring that prepared lessons are carried out whilst maintaining appropriate behaviours to support learning or supporting individual pupils to enable them to access the curriculum. Additional responsibilities will include providing support to the Administration Team, and undertaking invigilation. The willingness to be flexible is essential. Weeks worked include time during School holidays, to provide front-of-house cover.
For further details and a downloadable application form please visit the vacancies section of the school website (www.manwoods.co.uk) or contact the Head’s PA, Miss Kellie Fasham-Hughes, on 01304 610206. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references and a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.
Sir Roger Manwood’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Closing Date: 22/06/2021 at 12:00
Information about the school
Sir Roger Manwood’s School is a mixed grammar school for students aged 11-18. The school was granted Academy status on 1 March 2011. We have 1017 students in total. In September 2014, the school began an expansion from being a 4 form entry to a 5 form entry. The school is set in particularly attractive grounds and has excellent facilities.
The school was inspected by OfSTED in April 2012. The inspectors judged the school to be outstanding in every respect. In the achievement of the pupils, in the quality of the teaching, in the behaviour and safety of the pupils, in leadership and management and in the overall effectiveness of the school the judgements of the Inspection team were in every case the top grade.
Academic results are consistently of a very high standard. As a result we appear prominently in the national league tables. The vast majority of our Sixth Formers go on to the most competitive universities including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Kings and Warwick. The extra-curricular life of the school is a very striking feature of life at Manwood’s.
There is an exceptionally wide range of sporting and cultural activities which all attract high levels of participation. There are also imaginative international ties, including those with schools in Germany, China, the Gambia and India.
The school has a warm, friendly atmosphere. The care, guidance and support offered is outstanding and is much appreciated by students and parents alike. The nature of the school and creating a family ethos which helps to make the school as successful as it is.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.