Cover Supervisor

West Midlands/ contract / £80 - 110 per day

TeacherActive are looking for a full time Cover Supervisors to assist with general cover in a mainstream Secondary School in Hereford.

Pay rates between £80-£110 per full day, depending on experience.

As a Cover Supervisor, you will be supervising a classroom of around 25-30 students while they complete pre-prepared work when their current teacher is absent. Your main duties will be to take registers and record any absences, keep students on task and make sure work is completed, ensure classroom disruption is kept to a minimum, students are safe, and the classroom is left tidy.

This is a great opportunity for:

  • LSA’s / Teaching Assistants who would like to try a cover teaching role
  • Graduates wanting to get more hands on, classroom based experience to evidence on their personal statements or job applications
  • Someone who has experience working as a Sports Coach or in activity clubs such as Scouts/Girl Guides
  • A youth support worker

As a Cover Supervisor, you will require:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have a basic understanding of the National Curriculum
  • Over 6 months experience working in an education environment
  • The ability to cover a variety of subjects
  • Passion for working in education
  • Self-motivated
  • Confidence to manage a classroom
  • Be able to commit to working school hours (8:30-3:30)

To find out more about the duties of a Cover Supervisor, and to see if this is the right position for you, please watch our free training video ‘Your Role As A Cover Supervisor – Top Tips and Advice’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXuAeKqze_Y

All our supply staff are paid weekly on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you’re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there’s no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard-earned cash.

A dedicated Secondary Consultant will be available to also support and provide market leading advice whilst in the role.

If you are interested in this position, please call Principle Consultant, Emily Jones on 0121 200 3224 or send your CV to [email protected]

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.



Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.



Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.