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Cover Supervisor

Lewisham, London
£17000 - £24000 per annum
Education and Training
Full Time

February start

Career Teachers are working with secondary schools in the South East and East London locations, the schools are looking primarily for Cover Supervisors for both long term roles, supporting in specific departments and also for cover supervisors available for daily, short term cover.

This is great opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience or pursue a career in Education and is that first step onto the ladder.

The Role:

As a Cover Supervisor you will provide support to teaching teams or departments by covering classes and ensuring students are focused and working to tasks. This is a key role within secondary schools as you will be supporting, in some cases, across all departments.

This role has grown in recent years and almost every secondary school will engage cover supervisors.

The Cover Supervisor is in sole charge of the classroom control and ultimately the safety of children.

  • No formal qualifications required, however if you are a graduate there maybe opportunities to support a particular department.
  • Ideally if you have prior experience of working with secondary or further education, or as a Tutor, this will be helpful.
  • Graduates are welcome to apply
  • Also suitable for sports coaches or youth leaders, learning mentors, pastoral support
  • Training provided by Career Teachers

If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV application immediately.

Career Teacher will be running a cover supervisor course at the beginning of September which will highlight the role and responsibilities of a cover supervisor, awareness when supervising students in a classroom and on school site, safeguarding and positive behaviour management. Once you have registered with Career Teachers we can en-roll you onto this course in preparation for the new Academic Year. This is a free course and is just one of the courses which forms part of our ongoing CPD and support to all Career Teachers staff.

For further information and to start your registration with Career Teachers, please apply today with your current CV, outlining your relevant experience and skill set for this role.


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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