Cover Supervisor

Posted 6 September by Engage Education
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Cover Supervisors Required!

Start Date: September 2021 I Contract Type: Full Time & Part Time Long Term - Location: Newham

At Engage, we know that a school runs on quality support staff and cover supervisors. We’ve spent over a decade building strong relationships with schools in Hackney, and we’re now looking to increase our pool of Cover Supervisors we can offer to these great schools.

This would be a great opportunity for recent graduates who are looking to start a career in Secondary Education and also anyone who is looking for part time, daily supply work.

About the role

As a Cover Supervisor, you’ll be an experienced Teaching Assistant who supervises pupils carrying out pre-planned work when teaching staff are off work for a certain period (for example, sickness or paternity leave). The main job of a Cover Supervisor is to manage a classroom and behaviour while ensuring that pupils complete the work which has been set.

  • Supervising the students and ensuring they complete set tasks

  • Managing behaviour

  • Assisting pupils when they have questions

  • Following the school’s behaviour and safeguarding policies

  • Collecting the completed work and handing it to the Head of Department

  • Providing feedback on the lesson and pupils


  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in any specific subject.

  • Previous experience working within a school would be ideal.

Why Choose Engage Education

  • Widely recognised and award-winning education recruitment company.

  • Get paid in line with national scales (AWR compliant).

  • 'Refer a Friend' - £150 bonus.

  • Free CPD sessions.

  • We put our teachers first - with a high level of service to our teachers and ongoing support and training when you're in a role.

  • We ensure that you will have your own dedicated consultant who can provide support and assistance as and when you need it.

How To Apply

You can apply for the role below - or get in touch with us directly.

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately you have not been successful for this role. You are still welcome to apply to one of our other vacancies that you may be more suited for. We will also keep your CV on file and continue to help you in your search for your next role.

All candidates will be required to undertake a valid enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance will be provided.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

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