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Cove School

Cover Supervisor/Manager

Closing date: 18/10/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: November 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade C £18,933 - £19,941 FTE – Actual £16,633 - £17,518

Hours of Work: 38 hours per week, term time only

Location of Role: Cove School

Contact e-mail address: l.brauner@coveschool.uk

Job/Person Summary

Cove School is seeking to appoint a confident and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor who will be responsible for classes during short term absence of a class teacher. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining high standards of behaviour and ensuring set tasks are completed. 

Applicants should be positive and flexible, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to use your initiative. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, with the ability to speak to students in a manner which encourages, motivates and supports them. You should have a good standard of education including Level 2 Numeracy / Literacy skills, and the ability and willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school. Previous experience of working with young people in a professional environment is desirable, but not essential. The post will suit someone with a natural ability to engage with and build an excellent rapport with young people.

This role is a superb opportunity for anyone considering a career in teaching who wishes to develop their experience in a classroom environment. Training will be provided in classroom and behaviour management, and the school provides excellent opportunities for career progression if desired. The role also involves organising whole school cover on a Friday using SIMs cover manager for which training will be provided.

Application Procedure

If you are interested in becoming part of our school team, building on our success and joining us on our exciting journey to become an outstanding school, we would love to hear from you.

For further information regarding Cove School, please visit our website www.coveschool.uk and email l.brauner@coveschool.uk for an application form and further details.


If you wish to discuss the post further and visit the school you are very welcome. Please phone the main school line to arrange a time on 01252 542397.


Application Procedure:

Completed applications should be returned by: Monday, 18th October 2021

Safer Recruitment

Cove School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: St John's Road, Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9RN

Telephone: 01252 542397

Website: http://www.coveschool.uk

Application form