Cover supervisors were introduced as a way of maintaining teachers’ non contact periods. They have now become a permanent role in the majority of secondary schools, covering an absent teacher for reasons that include sickness, timetabled non contact time and time off for courses.
Working as a cover supervisor can be extremely rewarding but it is also very demanding. The cover supervisor’s main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set by an absent teacher.
Role and Responsibilities
As a cover supervisor your role and responsibilities will include:
TimePlan will consider applications from individuals who hold one of the following qualifications:
Cover supervisors are often highly qualified. Many schools specify a degree as a minimum educational requirement and require recent relevant experience working with secondary aged pupils in an educational setting. Cover supervisor jobs offer a fantastic opportunity for individuals looking to gain teaching and classroom experience before completing a PGCE.
Skills, Interests and Qualities
As a cover supervisor you will need to be:
You will need to demonstrate that you have:
Cover Supervisor Jobs
TimePlan receives numerous cover supervisor jobs everyday, for both daily cover and longer term roles. Click on our ‘Jobs Search’ button to find your perfect cover supervisor job today. Or simply register your interest and one of our School Support Team will contact you directly.