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Cover supervisor & MTA

Required: 1st September 2024  

Hours per week: 17.5 hpw (08:45am -12:30pm Monday to Friday Mornings Only) | 5 hpw (12:30-1:30pm Monday – Friday)

Working weeks:39 weeks

Status: permanent/ Part Time 

Starting Salary: £12.81 per hour (pending pay award £13.48) | £11.60 (pending pay award £12.27)

Grade: D | A

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 5th July 2024

Interviews: Monday 15th July 2024

Witheridge C of E Academy is a wonderful primary school situated in the beautiful North Devon countryside near Tiverton. They are a caring and happy school with a passion for children's learning and well-being.  As a small school they are able to personalise the learning every child receives and offer an enriching curriculum. Witheridge C of E Academy currently has just over 100 pupils who are inspired by high quality teaching coupled with excellent facilities. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team where you will be valued, welcomed, and supported within a friendly staff environment. Additional benefits include, Membership of a generous pension scheme (TP/ LGPS).  Access to Medigold Occupational Health who provide our employees with a range of free health and wellbeing benefits including access to Thrive; a mental wellbeing app. Free Seasonal Flu Vaccinations, Cycle to work, a Competitive Salary, Wellbeing and Long Service days.

The appointed persons will work in close partnership with the relevant class teachers and will help to support pupils to engage with their learning. In addition, they will provide classroom cover during teacher absence and PPA sessions. 

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who will be enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated to prepare and deliver lessons to individuals, groups and whole classes and has relevant qualifications or the desire to do so.

In-service training will be provided where appropriate.

In addition to the Cover Supervisor hours, there are 5 further hours available worked over 5 lunchtimes per week (12:30pm – 13:30pm per day) as a Mealtime Assistant at Grade A (£11.60 per hour).  The post holder will engage with pupils during the lunch time break to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for them.

TEAM Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be undertaken and references taken up before interview. All shortlisted candidates are subject to a pre-employment online search prior to interview.

An application form should be fully completed; we do not accept CV’s.

We actively welcome visits to our schools. Should you have any further questions or wish to arrange a visit, please make contact with Witheridge C of E Academy Head of School, Lucy Ratcliffe, via

Full details and application form can be found below. 

Application should be hand delivered, posted or emailed to Sam Stobbs, via