Cover Supervisor (more than one position available) - John Taylor Free School

John Taylor Free School
Branston Road, Tatenhill, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 9SA
Actual salary: £19,076 - £20,141 per annum
Closing date
20 Sep 2027

Cover Supervisor (more than one position available) 

Permanent, full time position, term time only for 39.2 weeks per year 

Monday to Friday - 37 hours per week 


Salary: Grade 5: £21,968 - £23,194 per annum pro rata 

Actual salary: £19,076 - £20,141 per annum 


John Taylor Multi Academy Trust (JTMAT) believes in the power of education to improve lives – and the world. As a partner academy in JTMAT, we are seeking to appoint a hardworking, committed and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join our evolving organisation. 


The successful candidate will deliver lessons in the absence of staff according to the lesson plans and schemes of learning provided. We will expect excellent communication between the Cover Supervisor and the teaching staff and students. All staff are expected to work alongside the teaching staff to be role models for our students, demonstrating the highest standards of teamwork, collaboration and respect. Please see the accompanying job description for further details about the position. We welcome applications from those who wish to work flexibly. 


John Taylor Free School is a “young” school which opened in September 2018 with a full cohort of 210 Year 7 students. We are in the fortunate position of being oversubscribed for the first 5 years. We are committed to a culture of Professional Learning for staff – we want you to succeed and thrive too. 


If you have a passion for excellence and share our vision, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a successful and progressive Trust, which is committed to ensuring learning is at the heart of all we do. 


If you want to discuss this role, please contact Mrs Sian Byrne, by emailing or telephoning 01283 247823. 


Completed application forms should be emailed to 

Only fully completed application forms will be submitted for shortlisting. CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date:  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: 

Please note if you are shortlisted, an online search will be carried out before interview which may identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview. Please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants for the lawful basis for processing and retention.

John Taylor MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks include an enhanced disclosure and barring service check as a requirement of this post. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website, and we encourage applicants to review it before applying.  

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