About us

Hillborough Infant and Nursery School

Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted rated Good, with happy, well-behaved pupils who are keen to learn.

We can offer you an excellent working school environment where staff are positive and dedicated. We are well resourced and have a strong and clear vision, with an engaging and creative curriculum which develops and celebrates the potential of each child.

About the job


Salary: £15,827 - £17,324 a year
Hours per week: 35, Term time

We wish to recruit an experienced, confident and enthusiastic Cover/Learning Supervisor with a real passion for education to join our team and contribute to our school continues.
This role will give you the chance to work in Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 and across all subjects to support the school in providing lessons for the day.
To be considered for this role you must have an NVQ in childcare Level 3, NNEB or an equivalent qualification.

In return we can offer:
• A supportive, enthusiastic and friendly team
• A supportive leadership and teaching team
• Children who are well behaved and want to learn
• Excellent career/professional development

About you


We require a committed, resourceful and self-motivated individual with a passion and enthusiasm for working with EYFS/KS1 pupils. The candidate must have previous working experience in an educational setting.
We would like someone with a tolerant and compassionate nature and the ability to work co-operatively within a team setting is also essential.

Our ideal candidate will:
• Be an excellent Cover/Learning Supervisor who loves working with and developing young people, and helping to inspire them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;
• Have experience of teaching and supporting the needs of pupils, including effective communication of the work set for the students;
• Be able to demonstrate high expectations of pupil attainment, progress and behaviour, motivate and inspire young people, offering both challenge and enjoyment;
• Have excellent student/classroom management;
• Be a great team player who enjoys the challenge and can bring the vision and passion by working successfully in collaboration with others to maintain and enhance the School’s high standards;
• Contribute towards the School ethos and improvement activities and the wider School community;
• Have experience of working with children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and be fully aware of the key elements of nurture provision;
• Be able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children;
• Have a positive attitude, be flexible, enthusiastic with good communication skills;
• Be adaptable to a changing school environment;
• Proactive and able to use initiative.

If this is you, please come and visit us by contacting the school on 01582 725764 to arrange an appointment.

Online applications will only be accepted for this role.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th January 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 6th February 2019

Application process


APPLY ONLINE - Supporting Statement Questions are attached

Additional information


Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.