Cover Supervisor

Type of Position:Cover Supervisor
Department:Cover Team
Salary:£17,827 (full time equivalent)
Start Date:8 January 2018
Closing Date: 11 December 2017

We are looking for an energetic Cover Supervisor to start working with us on the 8th of January 2018. This is a term-time only position.


Job Title: Cover Supervisor
Grade: Kent Scheme 5 pro rata (£17,827 full time equivalent)
Hours: 8:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday term-time only
Responsible to: Cover Manager

To undertake tasks in various areas of the school as required. These will include but are not limited to:

  • Lessons/ Enrichment Activities
  • Registration
  • Library
  • PHSE Activities
  • School day trips
  • Examination Invigilation
  • Administration Tasks for Duke of Edinburgh Awards


  • Be responsible for the delivery of the cover lesson as supplied by the class teacher or Head of Department
  • Registration and management of students throughout the lesson in accordance with the school rules


  • Be responsible for the registration of students at the beginning of the day.  Deliver information to these students as needed and attend assembly if required.


  • Cover may be required in the sixth form library. Training will be given by the Head Librarian.

Examination Invigilation

  • Undertake any necessary training in order to be available to invigilate both internal and external examinations as required.

PHSE/School trips

  • Cover supervisors may be required to help in PHSE delivery or to accompany students and teachers on a school trip.


  • To undertake all administration tasks for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.  Training will be provided.
  • Provide Parents/Carers with full and accurate information about DofE and activities run by the School.
  • Monitor participant progress, by keeping accurate and up to date records as required by DofE management information systems.

This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder. It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks, but sets out the main expectations of the School in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.

Elements of this job description and changes to it may be negotiated at the request of either the Headteacher or the incumbent of the post.

Person Specification

Closing date: 11th December.

Please complete an application form and email to

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