Cover Supervisor

Term time only 32.5 hrs a week 

Grade 5 – £14,771 to £15,589 p.a.  actual salary   (£19,875 – £20,975 full time equivalent salary)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with an interest in working directly with students in a secondary school setting.

As a Cover Supervisor, you will work with students across the age range, covering lessons for absent colleagues. This role can provide excellent experience for anyone wanting to embark upon a career in teaching or education.

The main elements of the role are:

  • Supervising students in lessons where work has been set.
  • Working alongside teachers in a supporting Teaching Assistant role, when not used for cover.
  • Supervising students and buildings beyond lesson-time.
  • Invigilating public examinations, internal examinations, tests, timed assignments.

You should have 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English) or equivalent and be keen to undergo further training as well becoming involved in the full life of the school. Full training and support will be given for the successful candidate. Start date would be July / Sept 2019.

We offer you the chance to join one of the high-performing schools in the region – with formal recognition as “Sunday Times State Secondary School of the Year for the North of England”, and an Ofsted rating as Outstanding. We enjoy consistently high levels of parental satisfaction and positive student feedback / engagement which, along with highly motivated colleagues and inspirational leadership, provides a fertile environment for you to develop within.

We offer a supportive environment and a competitive salary with excellent employee benefits, including access to a salary-related defined pension scheme.


Please visit the school website:  for further details and application forms or download below.

Please return the completed application form by email (along with a covering letter – no more than 2 pages A4) to 

Closing date for applications:  10th June 2019 (08.00am)                  

Interviews: Week commencing 17th June 2019

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:                      

Application Form – WORD             Job Description

Safeguarding Statement SYMAT

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We will require successful applicants to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

Applicants are asked to provide full employment history and any gaps in employment will be explored at interview.