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Cover Supervisor Required

New Oaks, Woodlands Road

Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. New Oaks Primary school is based at our Woodlands Road Site, which will open newly renovated in September 2020.

Due to our rapid and continued expansion, we are looking to appoint a highly skilled and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to work with our primary team providing cover for teachers during PPA and absences.

The successful candidate will deliver lessons planned with teachers to groups of pupils across the full primary age range. You will provide teachers with a record of lessons delivered and record pupil progress according to schools protocol. You will also prepare learning resources for the delivery of lessons in line with relevant module plans.

You must be passionate about working with students with special needs and have previous experience of working in a special school or similar environment. You must be competent with using Makaton signing and symbols for communication and essentially have experience of working with students with autism and complex needs. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website:  Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.

If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:          9am on Friday 10th July 2020

Interview Date:       Wednesday 15th July 2020

Start Date:             1st September 2020  

Pay Scale:               Hounslow Pay Scale SO1 - Point 21 to 26

Actual Salary:        £22,060 to £23,586 per annum

Contract Type:        Permanent

Hours of work:        32 hours per week

                               8.30am – 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. Term time only

Induction:               An induction will be arranged on the start date.

CV’s will not be accepted. No agencies please