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Date Added: Wed 05/06/2024

Cover Supervisor

Bognor Regis, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £22,025 per annum, Inc benefits

Cover SupervisorSalary: £22,025 per annumLocation: West SussexJob Type: Full-time, PermanentWorking Hours: 37 hours per week (Term Time + INSET)Start Date: September 2024

We are seeking a dedicated Cover Supervisor to join our schools team from September 2024. This role is crucial in maintaining continuity of education, supervising classes in the absence of the usual teacher, and ensuring student safety and adherence to school policies. The school are looking for enthusiastic candidates who are looking to get into teaching, with the aim that the successful candidate will continue on to train to teach within school. 

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Supervise classes in the absence of the teacher, ensuring student safety and behaviour.
  • Deliver and assist in the completion of work set by the teacher.
  • Manage student behaviour in line with school policies.
  • Perform daily lunchtime supervision duties.
  • Build positive professional relationships with students.
  • Supervise a range of subjects across the curriculum, including outdoor sports.
  • Utilise IT systems for setting work, taking registers, and internal communication.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with secondary school age students is preferable.
  • Experience in a secondary school classroom environment or working with young people in the community is advantageous.
  • Good IT skills are essential.
  • Must be flexible, resilient, and able to supervise various subjects.
  • Minimum GCSE level qualifications (or equivalent) with good written English.
  • Ideal for individuals with experience working with young people or those considering a career in teaching.


  • Competitive salary within the West Sussex Grade 6 pay grade.
  • Term-time working hours plus INSET days.
  • Comprehensive induction and training.
  • Opportunity to build experience in an educational setting.
  • Ideal for those considering a future career in teaching.

To apply for the Cover Supervisor position, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. 

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