Cover Supervisor Job at Ark St Alban’s Academy – Birmingham

Job Information

Ark St Alban’s Academy

Conybere Street,


B12 0YH

Telephone Number: 0121 446 1323

Email Address: [email protected]

Job Start Date: February 2022 (or earlier by agreement)

Our school is seeking an enthusiastic and confident team player to join our team and to make sure that pupils continue to learn even when the availability of their teachers is disrupted.

Our school consistently secures excellent outcomes for our pupils.

As a cover supervisor at Ark St Alban’s Academy, you will be working with teachers who are experts in their field. 70% of our pupils are drawn from households ranking in the top decile for income deprivation affecting children. Despite this, the progress pupils make at Ark St Alban’s Academy consistently places our school in the top 10% of schools nationally.

Our young people need continuity and effective support now more than ever. In this role you will work pupils in all subjects and year groups across the whole school. You will be supporting curriculum leaders and teachers in providing a continuity of learning whenever teachers are absent or otherwise unavailable for lessons. You will guide pupils through

tasks that they have been set, keeping them on task, motivated and well-behaved.

You will receive ongoing training and support from experienced leaders.

At Ark St Alban’s Academy, we make every effort to retain and grow our team of cover supervisors. In addition to thorough and frequent training in classroom management techniques to continually improve your classroom practice, there are also future opportunities to learn about and support the work of our administration and pastoral teams.

In joining our school, you will also be joining the Ark network.

Ark St Alban’s Academy is part of a national network of 38 schools. Ark Schools is also a leading provider of teacher training for colleagues at all stages of their careers. Our staff have access to network-wide training opportunities and activities. Shared curriculum resources and expertise across our network supports effective and efficient planning and


This is an opportunity to have an immediate impact on the life chances of our young people.

As a Church of England School, we believe that climbing the mountain to university is the best way to challenge all our pupils to fulfil their God-given talents. We also recognise our role in addressing inequality by ensuring that pupils drawn from a low-income community have the opportunity to attain an excellent education. This is a fantastic opportunity to be

instrumental in providing every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life.

Our website can provide more information about Ark St Alban’s Academy.

Reports to: Relevant Senior Leader

For an informal, conversation about the role please contact Katie Roberts on 0121 446 1323 or [email protected] .

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.

How to apply

Please submit your application online by visiting http://arkstalbans.org/vacancies


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including:

Support Staff

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.

Terms and conditions

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.

Rehabilitation of offenders

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

About the Company

Company: Ark St Alban’s Academy –

Company Location:  Birmingham

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