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Part TIme School Cover Manager

  • Salary: £13812 - £14950 per annum
  • Location: Maidenhead
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1038890

Our client, a local school, is looking for a Cover Manager to join them on a part time basis from January 2021 to ensure all lessons and other school activities have cover from supervisors and/or supply staff when staff are absent and to monitor, evaluate and intervene if issues arise.

* 22.5 hours per week, permanent
* Monday-Friday, 7.00am-11.30am
* Term time only
* Scale 6, point 18-22
* Actual salary £13,812 - £14,950 per annum (full time equivalent £26,856 - £29,069)

Duties include
- Ensure that staff are aware of the phone number and procedures for reporting absence
- Inform Senior Leaders and HR of staff absences on a daily basis by 7:30am. Provide additional information as requested
- Prepare and circulate the cover sheet to all staff by 8.15 am each morning
- Prepare and present a list of absences for reception in case of emergency evacuation and the SLT lead/daily team leader for break duties by 8:15am
- Manage and deploy the team of Cover Supervisors, ensuring they have the necessary equipment, training and information to carry out their role
- Develop and maintain the schools supply teacher list ensuring that agencies and individual supply staff used are aware of our requirements and the schools operating arrangements including Health & Safety, DBS checks etc.
- Contact and arrange supply teachers where necessary to cover short-term absence ensuring all supply staff have their ID verified and DBS clearance to comply with legislation
- Manage planned event (e.g. drop-down days) cover arrangements and liaise with SLT and staff to ensure that cover is planned and that room changes are organised in advance where ever possible#- Liaise with Examinations Manager regarding use of rooms and staff for examination periods
- Liaise as necessary with the HR manager to ensure long-term absences or vacancies are covered
- Cover one lesson or one on-call session per day
- Record hours of work by supply staff and authorise timesheets in line with agency deadlines
- Develop and maintain the supply database and provide SLT with statistics
- Manage the cover bookings diary to ensure that supply requirements are within policy.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).