Cover Supervisor
The Limes Primary Academy
Lime Avenue Oulton, Lowestoft, East Suffolk, England NR32 3BQ
Start Date
September 2022
NJC Scale Points 9 - 14 (currently £15,858 – £17,509)

About the Role

Are you:
• Experienced in covering classes and supporting in lessons across all primary years?
• Experienced in managing a classroom, ensuring that pupil stay on task and complete the work set for them?
• Excited to work in a brand new, state of the art school?
• Passionate about creativity, fun and children’s learning?
• Warm in character and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals?
• Enthusiastic, hardworking and ready to get stuck in?
• Calm and confident to support children of all backgrounds and with different needs?
• Keen to be the best practitioner you can be?
• Determined to succeed and be relentless in the pursuit of excellence for our children?

If so, you’ll love to work at The Limes Primary Academy!

At The Limes Primary Academy we are looking for a Cover Supervisor to join our friendly and professional team of class based support staff. We are looking for someone who is child centred, flexible and wants to get stuck in with all aspects of our academy life! This is not just another job; this is the chance to be part of something exciting and worthwhile. This is a temporary, fixed-term position to run until 31st August 2023

We can offer you:
• A firm commitment to you and your professional development
• Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and governors
• A growing learning community
• Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference
• Coaching and mentoring from the school leaders
• Fantastic trust-wide CPD opportunities
• Opportunities to further develop your career within our Multi Academy Trust, REAch2, the largest primary-only academy trust in the country
• A stunning school environment, with state-of-the-art facilities
• And, most importantly, AMAZING children just waiting to meet you.

We are looking to appoint the next wave of staff to join our team and experience the unique opportunity to build and grow the school from its infancy. There is no doubt about it, setting up the academy from scratch takes vision, dedication and hard work, but being part of that exciting and rare journey will be very rewarding, seeing the academy take shape over the next few years and being part of that vision and growth.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact the school on 01502 449200 or email [email protected]

Closing Date
2nd September 2022 at 10.00am
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to Charlotte Thompson, Headteacher using [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
• A competitive salary,
• Membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.