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Position:         Cover Supervisor

Location:        Waterloo Primary Academy

Grade:            Unqualified Teacher

Salary:            £16,460 - £26,033

Contract:        Temporary 12 months contract, initially

Hours:            32.5 per week

We wish to appoint a Cover Supervisor on a full-time basis each week to assist the delivery of PPA (planning, preparation and assessment) cover and to teach classes in the absence of a full-time teacher.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and outstanding practitioner and will be enthusiastic about delivering a range of subjects to children aged between 3 and 11. They will be committed to providing a secure, happy and exciting learning experience which meets the needs of all learners. In addition, we are seeking to recruit someone who will:

- be an enthusiastic practitioner with high expectations 
- be committed to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils, no excuses
- be innovative and highly motivated 
- be committed to on-going professional development 
- have excellent classroom and personal skills 
- be committed to the education, social and emotional wellbeing of every child 
- have the ability to form excellent partnerships with colleagues, parents and carers

This post will suit an experienced HLTA or teacher with experience of delivering the primary curriculum (including EYFS) and have a demonstrable track record of high expectations, excellent behaviour management skills and successful outcomes for children. 

It is imperative that applicants are able to work independently as well as part of our large staff team, all of whom have the desire to make a difference.  Applicants must demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school office on 01253 315370.

  •  The successful candidate will be enrolled into a Pension Scheme
  • The Academy operates a no-smoking policy
  • New entrants to Waterloo Primary Academy are subject to a six-month probationary period
  • It is a condition of employment that any ‘leave’ required must be taken during a school closure

Waterloo Primary Academy welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It is intended that no person shall receive less favourable treatment on the basis of sex, marital status, colour, race or disability or any other condition or requirement that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

The Academy also condemns inappropriate conduct which detracts from the working environment and is committed to the promotion of a climate in which harassment is wholly unacceptable. 

Closing Date: 17th November 2017 noon

Shortlisting:  17th November 2017

Interview:  20th November 2017        

Effective Date: ASAP

This post requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Please note the Academy do not accept CVs,

Application Forms are available to download below. All completed application forms should be returned to

Mark Hamblett

Waterloo Primary Academy

Waterloo Road



If you have not been contacted by 5pm on the 17th November 2017 please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Supporting Documentation: Recruitment and Application Pack, Zest Academy Trust Application Pack, Recruitment and Monitoring Form and Guidance Form.

Please include email addresses for all referees as this is a convenient and quicker way of contacting people.

Please do not staple your forms to allow for ease of photocopying and please remember to use a Large Letter stamp for your application 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults.  This post is subject to satisfactory two year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.