Classroom Cover Supervisor

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32.5 hrs        Term-time Only      To start Sept 20

£14,731 – £15,546 actual salary depending on experience


(Based on full time equivalent salary of £19,875-£20,975 p.a.)


We are looking for 2 enthusiastic and motivated individuals with an interest in working directly with students in a secondary school setting to join our School.


As a Cover Supervisor you will play an important role supporting students across the age range and covering lessons for absent colleagues. This role can provide excellent experience for anyone wanting to embark upon a career in teaching or education.


The main purpose of the job will include:

  • Supervising students in lessons where work has been set.
  • Working alongside teachers in a supporting Teaching Assistant role, when not used for cover.
  • Supervising students and buildings beyond lesson-time.
  • Invigilating public examinations, internal examinations, tests, timed assignments.


You should have 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English) or equivalent and be keen to undergo further training as well as be ready to get involved in the full life of the school. Full training and support will be given for the successful candidate – some experience within an educational setting would be desirable to help you succeed in the role.


You have the chance to work in a supportive team in one of the high-performing schools in the region – we enjoy consistently high levels of parental satisfaction and positive student feedback / engagement which, along with over 170 highly motivated colleagues and excellent leadership at all levels, provides a fertile environment for you to develop within.


You will be joining a highly successful, oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1550 students in the school, including over 260 in the sixth form and a Trust with two primary schools and one junior school.



Please download your application form below and return by email, along with a covering letter no more than 2 pages A4, to 


Application Form – WORD              Job Description                   Safeguarding Statement SYMAT


Closing date: Tuesday 1st September 2020 (0800am)

Interview date: W.C. 7th September 2020


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We will require successful applicants to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.


Applicants are asked to provide full employment history and any gaps in employment will be explored at interview.