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Cover Supervisor
Kirkby Lonsdale
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Long-term, Permanent
£65 to £85 per day
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01 April 2022
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Vision for Education are looking to grow their teaching team with a vacancy for an experienced Cover Supervisor for a Special school in Kirkby Lonsdale, starting ASAP.

About the role

The successful Cover Supervisor will be tasked with working with classes made up of students across Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5. The school are looking for flexible roles with the potential of this role becoming long-term and permanent for the right candidate.

The Cover Supervisor will have experience working with a variety of SEN needs from Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) to Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).

As a Cover Supervisor, your main roles will be:

  • Supporting students in completing the work set by the class teacher
  • Delivering the work set by the class teacher
  • Running small group settings
  • Dealing with potential behaviour issues and ensuring the best progress for each student in the class

About the school

The school is a co-educational Independent Special School for young people between the ages of 5-19.

The school is co-located with a children’s home and caters for young people with needs arising from Autism Spectrum Condition, Learning Difficulties/Disabilities and Mental Health needs.

The school admits young people across a broad cognitive profile ranging from those at an early developmental stage up to those who may follow entry level vocational studies/ GCSE programmes.


To be considered for the role of Cover Supervisor you will:
  • Have experience working in a similar setting with young people that have learning difficulties.
  • Be proactive and empathetic in your approach, always aiming to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students you work with.
  • Be an excellent communicator, able to work well as part of a wider team.
  • Have the ability to lead small group and 1:1 activities as directed by the class teacher.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£65 to £85 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Hold a degree level qualification.
  • To have recent experience in a similar role within the last two years.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dave Travis on 01772 669 322 or email
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