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The Sir Donald Bailey Academy

Bailey Road


NG24 4EP


Tel: 01636 680142



Principal: Mrs L Connolly


Full Time Cover Supervisor  – (Grade 4)


Hours: 32.50 per week


Are you a dedicated professional who is passionate about developing skills in children and is able to support children to achieve? Then this may be the role for you. The Sir Donald Bailey Academy is on a journey to further develop their curriculum offer.  


We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor who is committed to seeking the best outcomes for children. We would be particularly interested in hearing from candidates with specialisms in:


  • Music;
  • Sport;
  • Additional languages;
  • Computing.


They will be integral to our staffing team and will cover the class teachers’ planning and preparation time. In addition, the successful candidate will work with individual/groups of children in the morning to support their learning and will also become involved in extra curricular clubs.


We can offer:


  • A school with good academic achievement;
  • Support through our Trust Curriculum networks;
  • Enthusiastic and well-motivated children who will love your desire to engage them in activities and learning;


The successful candidate will:


  • Have an understanding of how to achieve the best outcomes for pupils;
  • Be willing to contribute to the school’s success and work hard to achieve this;
  • Hold relevant qualifications;
  • Plan and co-ordinate extended school activities;
  • Be an excellent practitioner and be able to deliver high quality lesson to whole classes;
  • Be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire children;
  • Set high standards for themselves and others;
  • Work successfully in partnership with parents and our community;
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and to multi-task in a busy environment;
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and caring;
  • Be able to show excellent organisational and communication skills with both children and colleagues;
  • Be able to support and cover other lessons within the school as required;
  • Organise pupils attending extra-curricular activities;
  • Be prepared to train as a First Aider.




We welcome visits to the academy, please contact the office to arrange.


The Sir Donald Bailey Academy is the founding school of The Forge Trust.  As the lead school, we specialise in raising the achievement of children from a wide range of back grounds some who have faced significant disadvantage.  We pride ourselves on our proven track record and mission to make a difference for every child.


We can offer:


  • Support and tailored CPD opportunities in line with your ambition;
  • A warm and welcoming, forward thinking school;
  • A Multi-Academy Trust that focuses on the most important aspects of children’s education;
  • Excellent facilities;
  • A collaborative learning community where all academies in the trust work together with the aim to give children ‘the best deal possible’.


Our Trust Values are: Work-ethic, Team player, Respect, Discipline, Positivity and Ambition. We believe in The Forge Trust MottoLabor Omnia Vincit’ .


Closing date: 5.12.19


The Forge Multi Academy Trust

The Sir Donald Bailey Academy
Bailey Road
NG24 4EP

Telephone: 01636 680142

Principal: Mr Lee Hessey
Vice Principal: Mr Jamie MacIntyre