Workington Academy

Hours of Work: 32hrs per week
Working Pattern Mon – Fri
Status: Permanent
Weeks Worked or Full Year: Term Time + 2 weeks, minimum paid weeks of 45.797
Grade/FTE Salary: 5 A (£23,893)
Actual Salary: £18,149 p/a
Location: Workington Academy
Start Date: ASAP
Closing date for applications: 09.00 hrs 1 December 2023
Interviews: ASAP thereafter


Are you a driven and motivated individual who is committed to ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all students?


We are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor, whose role will be to cover short-term absence of teaching staff by taking sole charge of groups of students. Students will carry out pre-prepared work under your supervision.


The successful candidate will have:

  • NVQ3 or equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant post
  • GCSE English and Maths or equivalent numeracy and literacy
  • Experience of working with secondary students and motivating them to achieve their potential
  • Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of practices within an educational setting.


If you have the qualities required, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of Workington Academy and the MAT, then we would welcome an application from you. The school is committed to safe recruitment procedures and applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS.


Please return completed applications to:


Cumbria Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure and Barred List checks are required for this post. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, online searches are carried out on successful candidates.


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