Senior Education Support Officer – Cover Supervisor – St Ninian’s High School – Isle of Man

Senior Education Support Officer – Cover Supervisor – St Ninian’s High School

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Isle of Man


About the role and our team

Join our team as a Senior Education Support Officer at St Ninian’s High School!

Within this role, you’ll be a member of the school’s Curriculum Support Team, working alongside teaching staff and students, undertaking cover supervision of classes during the short term absence of teaching staff.

You’ll work under the guidance of the Leadership Team delivering agreed educational programmes with individuals and groups, both in or out of the classroom, to provide support in addressing the needs of students. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and involve the management and preparation of electronic resources. 

This role allows you to be part of a supportive and hardworking team, where you’ll be dealing with a wide range of people on a daily basis, utilising your excellent communication and organisational skills.

If this sounds like something you’d enjoy, we’d love to hear from you!

What can this role offer me?

The role offers you great opportunities and personal rewards, with the chance to make a real difference to the lives of young people, as well as developing your knowledge and skills in an educational environment.

You can also take advantage of the excellent opportunities we provide for personal and professional development. This includes the use of our Learning, Education and Development Centre and the fantastic range of fully funded courses we support.

As a Government employee, you’ll be able to benefit from the Activ8 scheme, which provides sporting opportunities in your local area by qualified coaches. 

Free parking will be available to you at St Ninians High School.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Suzanne Shimmin on 01624 648800 or by emailing [email protected].

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at [email protected].

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which the Department will cover the cost of for you. Please note if you have lived for more than 6 months outside of the UK in the last 5 years, you’ll be required to obtain a Letter of Good Standing from the appropriate authorities in the relevant locations, please read the guidance about how to obtain this letter.

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply.

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

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