Cover Supervisor

Bath, Somerset
Grade 5, SCP 11-15, £15,690 - £16,980 (actual)
07 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type

Contract type: 32.5 hours per week, term time only plus two INSET days

Start date: September 2019

Closing date: Monday 24 June 2019, midnight

We are recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join our supportive and friendly team from September 2019. 

The successful candidate will work as a Cover Supervisor and take charge of whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers. When not required to provide cover the post-holder will also be part of our Student Support provision offering learning support to our students and administration support to colleagues.

Applicants must possess a minimum of five GCSE passes at Grade C or equivalent including literacy and numeracy and have the ability to safely manage classroom activities and the physical learning space.  It is essential that applicants have experience of individual work or group work with children and young people, ideally within a school setting.

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working as a Cover Supervisor or an exceptional and aspiring education professional who is ready to take the next step in their career.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Experience of individual work or group work with children, young people and families;
  • An understanding of child and family dynamics and child development;
  • Knowledge of national curriculum and other learning programmes;
  • A flexible and engaging approach, inspiring students to achieve their very best;
  • Ability to manage safely classroom activities and the physical learning space.

In return, the successful candidates can expect: 

  • Outstanding professional support;
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Further information and a full application pack can be downloaded from our website at

For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the Head’s PA, Mrs Gormley on 01225 832873 or email to arrange a suitable time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check prior of employment. Details of our Child Protection Policy can be found on our website at