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Support Vacancies

Cover Supervisor

Required for September

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic colleague to complement the teaching staff and to cover occasional short term absences within the school. With the guidance of teachers, the successful applicant will supervise classes in carrying out the work they have been set and assist and motivate students in their learning.

You should ideally be educated to at least A Level, with a high level of literacy and numeracy skills. You need to be an excellent communicator, have sound organisational skills and be able to work confidently using your own initiative. While previous experience is not essential, the ability to motivate young people would be advantageous. The ideal candidate would have experience of working with young people either in a voluntary or employed capacity.

7:45 to 3:45 daily Monday to Thursday, 7:45 – 3:15 Friday (37 hours weekly)

Term time only plus INSET days

Level 4 (starting point 8) Actual salary £17,871 per annum

Closing date 3pm 28 June 2019


Science Technician 

Required for September

We have a vacancy for a flexible and well-organised team player to work in our Science Department.  The faculty consists of 10 laboratories and 2 large modern prep rooms.

You will ideally have science qualifications up to ‘A’ level or equivalent and a genuine interest of science is desirable. You must be proactive and be able to work independently in a supportive environment.  Currently there is a Technician Team Leader and two other technicians working within the department.

The job includes preparation and organisation of resources for the smooth and safe operation of science lessons. The role also involves the care and maintenance of science equipment and laboratories.   Please see the attached Job Description for further information.

Any previous experience in a similar role will be advantageous but enthusiastic trainees are also invited to apply. Training and development opportunities are encouraged at The Westgate School.

8:00 to 4:00 daily Monday to Thursday, 8:00 - 3:30 Friday (37 hours weekly)

Term time only plus INSET days

Level 3 (starting point 5)  Actual Salary £16,887 per annum

Closing date 3pm 21 June 2019


We reserve the right to interview for all positions as suitable applications are received

Previous applicants need not apply

Generous Contributory Pension Scheme and Health Cash Plan included with all vacancies

The Westgate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All staff are expected to be aware and follow the advice and guidance according to ~

'Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018'

You will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance for all positions

Application forms should be emailed to Mrs S Venturini -