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Trainee Cover Supervisor Programme
contract type
Full-time, Part-time
contract term
Day-to-day/short-term supply, Long-term
£16,000 to £22,000 per year
Apply by
13 July 2024
Job start

Our partnering Secondary schools are seeking candidates to work as Cover Supervisors.

About the role

As a Cover Supervisor you will be responsible for leading lessons of approximately 30 pupils in the absence of the class teacher. You will cover classes across the full range of secondary school subjects, but don’t worry, you are not expected to be a subject specialist in each area. The lesson will always be planned, and this will be provided in advance. It is your role as the Cover Supervisor to facilitate the classes learning, manage classroom behaviour, record accurate registers, and provide a handover to the absent teacher. Successful Cover Supervisors are adaptable, flexible, motivated, confident, and organised, they have a passion for education and supporting young people.

This role provides a great opportunity to gain experience of working within a Secondary school prior to applying to Initial Teacher Training. Although previous experience of working in a Secondary School is desirable it is not essential. This role is also perfect for those professionals with a degree, who want to work within the education sector without previous experience.

If you are new to the role, you will be offered a comprehensive Cover Supervisor Training Programme to equip you will the skills you need. Visit our website to find out more about our Cover Supervisor Training Programme or send us your CV and one of our consultants will call you with further information.

We work with a variety of secondary schools across the whole of Lincolnshire. Successful candidate will supervise classes across KS3, KS4 and occasionally KS5. The cover you provide may be in an area you’re passionate about, but some demand may also require you to cover general lessons.

To be considered for the position of Trainee Cover Supervisor, you will:

  • Have a willingness to learn.
  • A passion for the progress of secondary school pupils.
  • Be a natural leader and someone with confidence to lead a lesson in the absence of the class teacher.
  • Hold, or be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS, registered to the Update Service

What we offer
As a Trainee
Cover Supervisor, part of our team, you benefit from:

  • Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability).
  • Social and networking events.
  • Pension contributions.
  • CPD to help with your professional development.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant.

About us
We are a market-leading education supply agency committed to the development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high quality educators.

We 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
If you are a Trainee
Cover Supervisor who can enthuse, motivate and engage learners and would like the challenge of working in a rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities call Lucia on 01522 440 350, or email your CV on


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