Cover Supervisor

Posted 18 November by Teaching Personnel Ltd
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Teaching Personnel are currently working exclusively with a number of secondary schools around the Chesterfield area and would love to hear from people who are interested in a career in education, particularly Secondary schools.

The role of a Cover Supervisor is to supervise pupils in the absence of the regular teacher within the classroom/sports hall and ensure they carry out their regular lesson in a safe and suitable learning environment. The types of people who make excellent cover supervisors are:

  • Sports Coaches
  • Youth Workers
  • Mentors
  • NQT's

About the Role: The role of a Cover Supervisor is extremely varied. You will ultimately cover for absent teachers within a Secondary School setting across a number of different subject areas. You will be a dynamic and flexible individual who is able to manage behaviour whilst also building positive and long lasting relationships with both pupils and staff.

  • Oversee lessons across all subject areas (mostly KS3 and KS4)
  • Deliver and facilitate work to be completed by pupils
  • Manage behavioural issues as they arise
  • Extracurricular activities throughout the school including sport, drama, music
  • Provide detailed feedback to the teacher to pick up upon their return to work

To apply for the role of Cover Supervisor please contact David at the Sheffield Secondary branch on (0114) 2413341 or e-mail your up to date CV and a covering letter.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.


All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.


Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.


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