Lord Lawson of Beamish


This page contains all the current vacancies at Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy.

Cover Supervisor

Salary scale: 37 hours per week, Grade E, SCP Point 8 to 11 (£17,833.95 to £19,525.29), term-time only

To supervise students and their work during periods of short-term teaching absence and provide high quality cover. 

The role involves taking sole charge of a group of students. 

To supervise classes across the curriculum (KS3 and KS4) following a programme of study.  

To actively engage with the class and follow all classroom procedures as per the classroom teachers’ instructions.   

Recording and reporting attendance of students in accordance with academy policy. 

Supervising entry and departure of students in accordance with academy policy. 

To cover in Year Bases in the absence of the Deputy Head of Year to provide a point of contact for parents and students throughout the day and deal with pastoral issues as they arise.   

To cover in the Inclusion Centre in the absence of one of the Inclusion Centre staff to provide continuity to the provision, working with the other staff member to supervise the students and help maintain a calm and productive environment.   

Contribute to raising standards by providing support to departments and the whole academy.  To assist with student intervention as directed. 

During periods when cover is not needed, work under the direction of the line manager, to provide support in the following areas exam invigilation, support for SEN students, administration support and any other appropriate duties. 

Undertaking and participating in any training as and when required.  

The post holder will undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post, in consultation with the line manager. 

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and parents/carers. 

Follow academy policies, practices and procedures. 

In conjunction with the line manager, take responsibility for personal professional development, keeping up to date with research and developments related to academy efficiency. 

Maintain a professional portfolio of evidence to support the performance management process – evaluating and improving own practice. 

Attend relevant academy meetings, to include staff briefings, head of department meetings, departmental and others as required by the line manager.

Closing date: Monday 14 September at 9am
Shortlisting: Monday 14 September pm
Interview date: Wednesday 16 September