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Date Added: Mon 18/09/2023

Cover Supervisor

Harpenden, AL5, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £80 - £130/day

Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor. Harpenden, Hertfordshire. Permanent contract. September 2023 start. Full time post with working hours 8:30am - 3:30pm

Are you a confident cover supervisor looking for a fast paced role with responsibility in a school setting? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy supporting students' learning? We have an exciting opportunity for a Cover Supervisor to join a school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.

Tradewind is partnering with a reputable school that values excellence in education and seeks a dedicated Cover Supervisor to oversee and coordinate the cover provision across the school. As the Lead Cover Supervisor, you will play a vital role in ensuring continuity of learning and supporting students' academic progress.

Key Details:

Permanent or long-term role: Take on a leadership position and have a lasting impact on students' educational experience.
Competitive salary: The salary for this position is competitive and will be determined based on your experience and qualifications.
Professional development opportunities: The school offers training and support to enhance your leadership and management skills.


Provide cover for absent teachers, delivering pre-prepared lessons and maintaining a positive learning environment.
Collaborate with the Senior Leadership Team to develop and implement cover policies and procedures.
Support and mentor cover supervisors, providing guidance and feedback to ensure high-quality provision.
Liaise with teaching staff, ensuring the smooth running of lessons and maintaining effective communication.
Monitor student behaviour and engagement during cover lessons, maintaining a safe and inclusive learning environment.


Experience as a Cover Supervisor or similar role within a school setting.
Strong leadership and organisational skills, with the ability to coordinate cover provision effectively.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with staff and students.
Confidence in delivering pre-prepared lessons across a range of subjects and year groups.
Flexibility and adaptability to manage changing schedules and cover requirements.
A passion for education and a commitment to supporting students' learning and development.


Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
Supportive and collaborative work environment.
Playing a key role in ensuring students' continuity of learning and academic progress.

How to Apply:

If you are an experienced education professional seeking a leadership role as a Cover Supervisor, we would love to hear from you! Please email your CV to for more information or call (phone number removed) for a confidential conversation about the role and the school.

Join our team of dedicated professionals and contribute to the smooth running of cover provision at a reputable school in Harpenden. Apply now and make a difference in students' education as a Lead Cover Supervisor
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