St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, Gretna Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PX

Support Assistant Level 4 (Cover Supervisor)

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time - term time

£24,948 – £26,845 per annum pro rata, actual £19,787 to £21,292 per annum

St Cuthbert's Catholic High School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. You will be employed by the Board of Trustees and will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

Gretna Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 7PX

35 hours term time only (Monday - Friday 8.00am - 3.30pm with ½ hour lunch)


(This is a readvertisement. Previous applicants need not reapply)

Required as soon as possible

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School is seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor. We would encourage potential candidates who hope to become teachers in the near future to apply. This post will offer you the opportunity to work both in the classroom with whole classes as a Cover Supervisor and small groups for identified intervention. The breadth of this role will allow you to practise a range of skills to manage students learning in a school setting.

The role of a cover supervisor is crucial in the support of teaching and learning at St Cuthbert’s. In this role you will work under the guidance of teaching staff to supervise classes when teachers are absent. Appropriate work will be provided and you will ensure that pupils focus on the tasks set. The successful candidate will be flexible, willing to learn, and be able to form positive relationships in school.

This is an opportunity to join an impressive, all-boys Catholic School that has enjoyed a reputation as a centre of educational excellence for over one hundred years.

Application forms and further information are available by following the link on our website: : for submission by 9.00am on Friday 27th January 2023.

Applications may be sent electronically or in hard copy to: Human Resources, St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, Gretna Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PX

or by email:

Applications will be acknowledged by email. Interviews will be held week commencing 30th January 2023.

St Cuthbert’s is first and foremost a Catholic school. Applicants are not required to be practising Catholics but are expected to support and promote the school’s Catholic vision, mission, and values.

If you do not hear from us, you may assume that your application has not been successful.

The Governors of St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, the Trustees of the Bishop Bewick Trust and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed for shortlisted candidates.

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School is a member of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. The Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust, is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No. 7841435. It is an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church under the episcopal jurisdiction of the Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle. Registered Office: Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9YH


Closing date:

27 January 2023

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