Cover Supervisor - Court Lane Infant School

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Job type

Term Time, Permanent


£5,338 - £5,894

Closing date

17 May 2021

Cover Supervisor

Permanent – Term Time Only (39 weeks)

Court Lane Infant School

11 hours per week

Mon, Tue, Wed Thur – 1.10pm – 3.25pm

Friday – 1.10pm – 3.10pm

Salary: £5,338 – £5,894 per annum

Working with the University of Chichester Academy Trust, Court Lane Infant School is a large well established Infant school, in the northern part of Portsmouth.  The school has strong community links, a friendly, purposeful atmosphere, and well motivated children.  We are committed to the continual development of all our staff.

We are looking for a Cover Supervisor to provide regular cover for teachers in class. Drawing on your experience, you will be expected to teach lively and engaging lessons from plans and respond appropriately to the needs of the pupils in line with Academy policy.

With experience of working with children, ideally in a primary age setting, you will have excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to communicate with pupils and a wide range of people including parents, carers and outside agencies.  You will be resilient and hard working with the ability to work on your own initiative while understanding the need to work as part of a cohesive team.

Educated to GCSE C or equivalent and with a high standard of literacy and numeracy, you will have a good working knowledge of primary national curriculum and EYFS.  Ideally having experience of effective teaching to pre-determined plans and have developed skills to motivate and stimulate learning whilst ensuring appropriate pupil behaviour. An interest in Outdoor Learning, Music or Art would be an advantage but is not essential.

The school is proud to be part of the University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust providing you with access to additional opportunities and benefits.  All academies within the Trust have a unique identity, but a shared belief in creating a positive and enriching environment, where staff feel valued.

Closing Date: 9.00am – Monday 17 May 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 20 May 2021

For further details of this vacancy and to download the job profile and application form, please visit the Find Your Job page of the University of Chichester Academy Trust website: Trust website  or the Vacancies page of the Court Lane Infant Academy website: school website

Please send completed application forms to

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.