Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at St Mary’s Independent Senior School for an enthusiastic, passionate Cover Teacher. We are a highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3-16 years and boys aged 3-4 years situated on the outskirts of Colchester in Essex. St Mary’s is a member of the Girls’ Schools Association, the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the prestigious Round Square organisation.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, dynamic, and suitably qualified teacher who has a passion for teaching and is excited by teaching and learning developments. Applications are invited from qualified teachers to join our cover supply bank, providing teaching support on an ‘as and when required’ basis, for example due to staff absence. We will aim to give as much notice as possible, however you may be asked to work at short notice.

St Mary’s is proud of its commitment to its students and expects all staff to maintain high standards and support its mission and ethos to put girls at the centre of everything that it does so that they can flourish and excel. In return, St Mary’s offers opportunities for further training and professional development which is actively encourage amongst all staff.

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening.