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Job Salary
Grade 4 (£20,444-£22,571 pro rata) Actual Part Time Salary: For 37 hrs £17,486 - £19,305 based on under 5 years’ service
King Ecgbert School
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Hours per week
37 hours or less a week, 39 weeks per year
Contract Type
Closing date

Start Date: As soon as possible in the Autumn Term 

The Governors of King Ecgbert School are seeking to appoint two permanent Cover Supervisors to work in this outstanding, system leading school at the heart of the Mercia Learning Trust. 

The successful applicant will need to be energetic, creative, inspiring and enjoy working with young people. You must be able to:

  • Demonstrate experience of working with 11-18 year olds in a classroom environment
  • Be an excellent role model who strives to accomplish the very best
  • Have a good understanding of the requirements of the role
  • Have good ICT skills 

When not required to cover lessons for absent teachers, Cover Supervisors act as in-class support, or help departments with some administrative tasks including the display of learning resources and students’ work. Therefore ability and experience in this would be advantageous.

This position is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in education and may suit a qualified teacher looking to step down from a full teaching role, a graduate looking to gain experience before teacher training or an adult with experience of working with young people.  

At King Ecgbert School, we believe in and promote our ERA values:

Academic Excellence for all

Showing Respect at all times

Having high Aspirations and personal goals that go beyond our time in school

We are committed to providing outstanding education for all in a safe, happy and positive learning environment.

King Ecgbert School is a highly successful and Ofsted recognised ‘Outstanding’ school which provides a first class education for over 1300 students aged from 11 to 18. We are looking for staff who are enthusiastic and are keen to make a difference.  

Mercia Learning Trust is a growing multi-academy trust which currently includes 3 secondary and 3 primary schools. Our mission is to provide an outstanding education for pupils from 0-19. We are passionate that all our pupils should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling, with their potential developed to the utmost. Our approach is founded on partnership working, binding together our school, parents and their communities. We are currently looking to recruit an outstanding member of staff with the ability to support the academic progress and wellbeing of all students. 

We hope that our recruitment pack and website provides you with plenty of information about us. However, should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion please contact us on 0114 235 3855 or email

To apply please follow this link -

To apply please submit a Trust application form to

Please note, we do not accept CVs or Council Application forms.

Please state which post you would like to apply for: 0.4FTE/1FTE/different FTE. 

Closing date for applications is: Midnight Wednesday 31 August 2022

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for:  Week commencing 12 September 2022

Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  If you are shortlisted, your suitability to work with children will be explored, and this will include disclosing convictions. The information you disclose may be discussed with you during the interview.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.