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Cover Supervisor
  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Reference: SCH/21/174650
  • Published: Tue 30/11/2021, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/12/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 33.00 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
  • Salary: £17,567 to £19,395
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St John Plessington Catholic College, Merseyside

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Cover Supervisor


33.00 hours per week – 39 weeks per Year

Fixed Term to 31/08/2022              

Start date: As soon as possible


St John Plessington Catholic College Voluntary Academy has been an outstanding and oversubscribed 11-18 college for more than 10 years. In 2007 and then again in 2013 and was judged by OFSTED to be outstanding in every category and over this time have been awarded numerous accolades. This has included the prestigious award by The Times Educational Supplement (TES) of Outstanding Secondary school of the year in 2010, investors in People Gold Award 2013, the TES award for Numeracy and Mathematics, in 2013 and were shortlisted for the TES award for Literacy and English in 2013.


The College has been a national support school since 2009 and has provided extensive school to school support during this time. The College became an Academy in 2012 and is part of Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust, comprising two other outstanding Teaching Primary Schools and one sponsored secondary school. In 2014 we became a Teaching School extending our network further and are a major contributor to our local area across all strands of the Teaching School remit. Over the years we have welcomed over 100 schools to view what we do well. In 2016 the college achieved a SSAT award for exceptional student Key Stage 4 attainment, in recognition of being in the top 20% of schools nationally.

We also achieved the SSAT award for exceptional student key stage 4 progress

in recognition of being in the top 10% of schools Nationally.


We have received these awards each year since 2009. As part of the SSAT family we have contributed to the system by hosting a range of Conference Days as well as being part of Leading Edge. The 2019 Progress 8 Headline measure for St John Plessington is 0.42. Our boys achieve a Progress 8 score of +0.33 and our girls achieve +0.53 placing us as the top performing comprehensive school on the Wirral for both of these categories. OFSTED Inspection - May 2013: What OFSTED has said about us: The students at St John Plessington are the jewels in the crown of this outstanding College Behaviour and safety of pupils are outstanding The Leadership and Management are outstanding The achievement of pupils is outstanding The quality of teaching is outstanding Teachers have high expectations of their students The behaviour of students is exemplary. They are happy, safe and have real pride in their College Students value the strong relationships they have with each other and their teachers these relationships, built on a foundation of mutual respect, create an atmosphere where outstanding learning can take place The outstanding leadership of the Head Teacher supported by passionate and determined colleagues is central to the success of the College. They share an unwavering belief that all students can achieve their potential. What we can offer: A chance to work in a cutting edge, outstanding comprehensive Teaching School The opportunity to make a significant difference to our children’s lives in an environment that has high aspirations for all. The chance to help shape and develop our other school through collaborative leadership and dynamic interpersonal.


A working environment that is modern and professional. Great experience for those who want to work at the very highest level in education.  A comprehensive, tailored CPD offer at every level .


Application forms for the above post are available attached to this website or online at or, under the non-teaching vacancies section. For further details please see the documents attached to this advert or our website. All applications should be made on the CES application form,  CVs are not acceptable. Please submit your application electronically as soon as possible to


This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability


St John Plessington Catholic College

Old Chester Road



CH63 7LF

Tel: 0151 645 5049