Cover Supervisor / Secondary Cover Supervisor

Location: Lewisham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Salary: £80 - 100 per day + Depending on experience
Job Published: 10 days ago

Cover Supervisors / Secondary Cover Supervisors

Are you an excellent Cover Supervisor / Secondary Cover Supervisor looking for flexible work?

Protocol is currently recruiting for enthusiastic Cover Supervisors to work in a variety of amazing secondary schools based in the Lewisham area. If you are looking for flexibility and day-to-day work, cover supervision is a great opportunity to gain experience in a variety of local schools and a chance to find a short-term or long-term placement in a school you enjoy working at. 


Key responsibilities:

  • Cover a variety of subjects by providing students with materials previously prepared by class teachers (you will not be expected to deliver nor plan lessons).

  • Successfully manage the behaviour of the class following the schools' behaviour policies.

  • Foster positive relationships with students by being a role model and ensure students are on task.

  • Work collaboratively with the cover manager and the rest of the team to ensure the smooth running of the school day in the absence of class teachers.

  • Act as an ambassador for Protocol Education by being punctual and professional at all times.


You should apply for this role if you:

  • Have some experience working with young people or in an educational setting. 

  • Are an excellent communicator and have a natural ability to work and build positive rapport with young people.

  • Have good knowledge of child protection and safeguarding guidelines (an up-to-date DBS that is registered on the Update Service is desirable but not essential at this stage).

  • Have the ability to work collaboratively as well as taking ownership of your own workload.

  • Are considering a career in teaching or education.


As a member of the Protocol team, you should expect to enjoy the following perks:

  • Excellent daily rates of pay.

  • A dedicated team of consultants with an in-depth knowledge of the education sector.

  • The opportunity to make a genuine difference to young people.

  • Free CPD courses and career advice.

  • Protocol Referral Scheme – receive a £250 voucher when you refer a friend *Terms and Conditions apply*

All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you’re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there’s no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash. All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with Protocol Education.

If you feel that you are the right Cover Supervisor, please apply today. Alternatively, contact Patricia on 02089711286 or send your CV to

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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