Cover Supervisor

Location: Carshalton
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Salary: £450 - 500 per week
Job Published: 21 days ago

Exciting Opportunity for a Cover Supervisor at an Outstanding Secondary school based in Carshalton

Full time role

ASAP Start

£450-£500 per week 

Are you an enthusiastic and adaptable individual with a passion for education and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of young people? Are you seeking a rewarding opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive school environment where excellence is celebrated, and every student is valued and encouraged to succeed? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our outstanding all girls secondary school in Kingston as a Cover Supervisor, starting ASAP on a full-time basis!

About Us: At our school, we are dedicated to providing a high-quality education that empowers our students to achieve their full potential and become confident, resilient, and compassionate individuals. Our vibrant and inclusive learning community is committed to fostering a love for learning, personal growth, and academic excellence in every student.

Role Overview: As a Cover Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in supporting the day-to-day operation of the school by providing cover supervision for absent teachers and delivering pre-prepared lessons and activities to classes across various subjects and year groups. Working closely with the teaching team and support staff, you will ensure a smooth and productive learning environment, maintaining high standards of behavior, engagement, and achievement in the absence of regular classroom teachers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise classes of students in the absence of regular classroom teachers, ensuring a safe, supportive, and productive learning environment.
  • Deliver pre-prepared lesson plans and activities provided by absent teachers, maintaining continuity and progression in learning.
  • Manage classroom behavior and ensure adherence to school policies and procedures, promoting a positive and respectful learning culture.
  • Provide support and guidance to students as needed, answering questions, providing assistance with tasks, and facilitating independent learning.
  • Liaise with colleagues and school leaders to communicate relevant information about student progress, behavior, and any issues arising during cover sessions.
  • Assist with administrative tasks, such as registering students, distributing materials, and maintaining records, as required.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build rapport with students of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work across different subjects and year groups, delivering pre-prepared lessons effectively and confidently.
  • Resilience and the ability to manage classroom behavior and maintain a positive learning environment in the absence of regular teachers.
  • A genuine passion for education and a commitment to supporting the academic and personal development of young people.
  • Previous experience working in a school or educational setting, either as a Cover Supervisor, Teaching Assistant, or in a similar role (desirable but not essential).


  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment within an outstanding school community.
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in education and make a meaningful impact on the lives of students.
  • Potential for professional development and career progression within the school.

If you are a motivated and adaptable individual with a passion for education and a desire to support the learning and development of young people, we would love to hear from you! Apply now to join our team as a Cover Supervisor and play a vital role in our outstanding all girls secondary school in Carshalton!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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