Are you looking to establish your career in education in an ambitious school?


We are looking for an outstanding individual with great ambition, passion and drive to help to transform the lives of our students. This role may be an ideal stepping stone to suit someone considering a role in teaching, or someone who may be considering working in education and a secondary school environment.


  • Role: Cover Supervisor
  • Reports to: Deputy Headteacher / Cover Manager
  • Hours: Term time, Monday – Friday, 33 hours per week
  • Contract: 1 year fixed term to July 2023
  • Salary: Grade 5, scale points 6 – 11
  •                 £20,043 - £22,129 pro rata / £15,783 - £17,525 actual
  • Start date: September 2022


About the role:

You will join a team of energetic and passionate practitioners, supporting the education of our students to ensure they develop powerful knowledge and cultural capital to succeed in life.  You will be responsible for a class in the teacher’s absence, ensuring that the lesson objectives set by the teacher are met within a positive climate for learning. We are committed to cultivating a love of learning in our students, and invest heavily in the development of our staff too, with a carefully designed and high quality CPD programme that runs throughout the year.


About you:

The candidate will have the drive and capacity to thrive in this role and make a significant difference to our students’ school experience. You will bring energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to securing strong progress and raising achievement of all students. Experience of working with children and working within a classroom based environment would be beneficial.


A detailed Job Description is provided that details the scope and responsibilities of the roles.  A Person Specification is also included which states the required skills and experience of candidates.  


About us:

The School is part of the BePART Educational Trust which was set up by Birkenhead Sixth Form College, an Ofsted Outstanding post-16 specialist, recently awarded TES Sixth Form College of the Year. The School and the College work together collaboratively to share and develop educational best practice and create an inspiring culture with opportunities for career development. The Birkenhead Park School aims to achieve “Ambition and Excellence for All” and we are committed to providing the best possible education for every student. The School is driven by the values of Positivity, Ambition, Resilience, and Thoughtfulness.


We have recently been awarded a Silver Award by the Teacher Development Trust Network. This follows being awarded a Runner-Up prize in Educate North Awards’ Innovative and Creative Literacy accolade, acknowledging the school-wide Literacy Programme that has proven to have a significant effect in raising students’ reading ages and all-round academic ability.


In 2019, Ofsted recognised the significant progress the School has made in its journey of transformation:

“Leaders’ actions are having a positive effect on pupils’ achievement in their GCSE examinations.”

“Leaders have designed curriculums to allow pupils to build on earlier learning”

“Since the previous inspection, leaders have acted to improve the quality of education for pupils.”


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How to apply

You can quick apply via TES or DfE Teaching Vacancies, or application packs are available to download below. 

The closing date for receipt of a completed application form is: Monday 11 July 2022, 9am


The Birkenhead Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applications will only be considered when submitted on a fully completed application form. All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.

Salary: Grade 5, scale points 6 – 11

Closing Date: 11 July 2022, 9.00am


Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form