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Cover Teacher

 Scale 5 - £14,418 to £15,812 (actual salary)

30 Hours Per Week

Term Time + 2 Days

To start as soon as possible

Are you looking for an exciting challenge in a new environment? An excellent opportunity has become available for an innovative, enthusiastic Cover Teacher at Horbury Academy.

Successful candidates will be required to implement lesson plans as provided and directed by the classroom teacher, to help deliver teaching and learning in the absence of colleagues.

Successful candidates may be required to work across the Trust.

Horbury Academy has:-

  • Ambitious, eager to learn students who have the benefit of both an innovative curriculum and extra curriculum programme;
  • A safe, caring environment where respect and consideration is taught, established and valued by all;
  • Warm, dedicated and well trained staff who are committed to doing their best for students every single day;
  • Membership of Pixl, and is keen to network and take risks with new ideas and strategies;
  • A number of benefits to offer including a fantastic internal CPD programme, free parking, vibrant, multi-million pound state of the art facilities that foster excellence in teaching and learning, and a great location which is accessible from J40 of the M1.

If you would like further information regarding the role or to arrange a visit to the Academy please contact the HR department on 01924 282740.

Closing Date is Tuesday 16 April 2019

The interviews are expected to take place the week commencing either 23 April or 29 April 2019.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted, application forms can be found on our jobs page. 

The job specification can be found here.


Please return completed application forms to the HR Department at Horbury Academy by email to


It is an exciting time for Horbury Academy a founding member of the Accord MAT, working in equal partnership with Horbury Primary, Middlestown Academy and Ossett Academy and Sixth form College.

Horbury Academy is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance.  All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post.