Cover Supervisors

Cover Supervisors

The role is simply day to day work to start with, but for the right person this can lead to full time work, 5 days a week.

Full training will be given to successful candidates who demonstrate a good level of Literacy, Numeracy and Oracy.

This role is quite often a useful stepping stone to Teacher Training.

Personal qualities needed include confidence, presence, flexibility and a sense of humour.

Ideally, candidates should have their own transport or be situated within easy access to the public transport network.

Excellent rates of pay.

Cover supervisor-Job description

Specific Responsibilities

  • To supervise the classes of absent colleagues.
  • To register tutor groups and teaching groups.
  • To create a purposeful and orderly environment in which students can complete work set by the class teacher.
  • To monitor and support the students as they complete work set by the class teacher.
  • To establish productive working relationships with students.
  • To provide feedback to the class teacher/head of department in regard to the work completed and the general behaviour of the class.
  • To promote inclusion within the school.
  • To implement the school’s behaviour policy.
  • To attend staff meetings and training to keep abreast of developments.
  • To undertake the following should there be no need to cover a class:
  • Support individual students;
  • Support the heads of year and heads of departments with administration duties;
  • Offer mentoring opportunities for students as required;
  • Provide additional class support for teachers or carry out administrative tasks; and complement the professional work of teachers by enhancing the delivery of the curriculum.
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