Cover Supervisor

Location: Telford
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: 15.03.2022
Salary: £120 - 180 per day
Job Published: 4 months ago

Protocol Education are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide effective supervision in a range of classes and subjects in response to unforeseen short-term teacher absence.

The successful applicants must have good interpersonal and communication skills, as well as excellent organisational skills. Applicants must be able to work independently using their own initiative and as a part of team. 

The Cover Supervisor will be responsible for students throughout lessons and will be expected to fulfil some aspects of the role of the absent teacher. When not actively engaged in the classroom they will be expected to undertake a range of supportive duties.

Applicants should be well educated and have ideally had experience of supervising young people in the 11-16 age range. 

The role includes:

  • Covering lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher;
  • Supervising the delivery of the cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students;
  • Ensuring that the required resources needed in order to effectively deliver the covered lessons are available;
  • Managing the behaviour of pupils whilst they are undertaking set work to ensure a positive learning environment;
  • Responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures;
  • Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies in accordance with school policy and procedures; and
  • Collecting completed work after lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher.

The reasons you should choose Protocol.

•          An extremely competitive pay rate

•          Weekly pay which is paid through PAYE (No hidden umbrella costs)

•          A team of professional and experienced consultants to guide you

•          Around the clock support and assistance from Protocol Education

•          The chance to help students better their future

For more information on the role and what Protocol can offer and find out more about us please apply for this role.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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’. We also 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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