Cover Supervisor

Smith's Wood Academy Windward Way Smith's Wood Birmingham West Midlands B36 0UE Telephone Number: 01
actual salary £22,730
16 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Cover Supervisor

Salary Range: SC6, Point 20, actual salary £22,730

Hours per week: 37 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 months from 1 September 2021 – Maternity Cover

Smith's Wood Academy

Windward Way

Smith's Wood


West Midlands

B36 0UE

Telephone Number: 0121 788 4100

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 1 September 2021

Smith’s Wood became an academy in April 2017 when it joined Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, a family of four secondary schools in Birmingham and Solihull. This partnership enables the academy to share and develop practice as part of a wider group of academies and partners. Each Academy is unique, and we celebrate our individuality but we all work collaboratively towards common goals. Our collective vision statement is ‘Enriching Lives; Transforming Futures’.

Smith’s Wood is a rewarding place to learn and work. Students that choose to study with us and colleagues that choose to work with us tell us what an incredible school this is. At Smith’s Wood we are dedicated, ambitious people who strive for excellence in all that we do. We always work with integrity and are proud of our innovative approaches and values.

Students at Smith’s Wood are bright and kind and a joy to work with.

We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking staff to join us on our journey to outstanding.

The Cover Supervisor will supervise classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher, implement work programmes and manage pupil behaviours and assist pupils in relevant activities.

The post holder will work under the guidance of teaching and senior staff to secure good outcomes for all students. In addition, the post holder will actively promote the academy’s values and assist teaching staff in narrowing the gap between disadvantaged and other children. The post would suit a graduate/someone looking to gain experience to pursue a teaching career. fixed term position to start as soon as possible.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

This is an exciting time for Smith’s Wood Academy as we strive to secure the very best outcomes for our students. Over recent years the school has made many gains to secure improved life chances for our students. We are proud of the work that we have done to improve the quality of the curriculum and how it is delivered. This combined with high quality pastoral support means that our students are happy and enjoy coming to school.

Smith’s Wood is fortunate indeed, as a PFI building, to have fabulous facilities for all our students and staff, including a gym and swimming pool. The academy is conveniently located as it is close to large road networks; there is ample onsite parking.

Closing Date: 24 June 2021, 9am

To apply, please complete the online application form and please submit your application in Word format so that we can anonymise it for the shortlisting phase of the recruitment process.

Please use the TES website and submit a full application form including references

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to visit the school, please email:

Interview Date: week commencing 5 July 2021

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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