36 hours per week, term time only
Salary: GLPC Scale 6 – £23,489 (actual pro rata salary per annum)

Start times:  Monday and Wednesday 8:10am to 3:10pm
All other days: 8:20am to 3:10pm

Additional hours to be deployed through arrangement

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Cover Supervisor to assist the cover team at Lister Community School as soon as possible.  Your main responsibility will be to provide cover for classes, supervising and delivering pre-prepared activities.  You will cover whole classes in the absence of a teacher and report to the Cover Manager. You will need strong classroom management skills or the ability to develop them quickly. You will also need to demonstrate confidence, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility. The post would suit graduates who have an interest in pursuing a future career in teaching or individuals who have previous experience of working with children.  You must be able to communicate and negotiate effectively with external supply agencies, if required.

This role will include:

  • Setting known and emergency cover using SIMs;
  • Managing Teaching Assistants, when required.
  • Giving feedback about the quality of cover;
  • Teaching cover lessons.
  • Liaising with external supply, as required

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Cover Supervisor then an application form can be downloaded directly from the TES website or Lister school’s website at: or by contacting Jackie Young (HR Manager) on 020 8471 3311.

Completed applications must be returned by email to:

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Completed application forms are required by: 09:00am on Monday, 1st June 2020

Interview date will be confirmed after shortlisting.

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to close this position before the date specified above.  We therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.   Due to high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.

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