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Cover Supervisor

Vacancy Summary
The Royal Liberty School
Grade 4 Point 7-10
The Royal Liberty School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/10/2021 at 12:00
Vacancy Description

The Success for All Education Trust

The Royal Liberty School

Upper Brentwood Road





Scale 4 Point 7-10

27.5 hours per week

Term time only, 39 weeks per year

Actual salary for above hours £14,991 - £15,814 (based on a full time equivalent of £22,995 - £24,258)

Reporting to - Cover Manager


The Cover Supervisor role provides cover for teaching staff where immediate, short term or unplanned cover is required when teaching staff are absent.

The role is to manage individuals, groups or whole classes either on their own or in the presence of teaching staff and/or Learning Facilitators. They will cover/supervise classes without the presence of a teacher where there is any planned or unplanned absence by teachers within the school.

The Cover Supervisor will not be responsible for any lesson planning, preparation of materials or resources. They are not responsible for evaluation or assessment of lessons or students. The Cover Supervisor will primarily be responsible for the maintenance of good order and focused activity. This requires behaviour management and interpersonal skills.

This role may suit a graduate who is thinking about training as a teacher, although this is not a requirement of the role. There may be some opportunities for individual or small group tutoring for the right candidate.


Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

● Cover/Supervise classes at short notice in the absence of a teacher for either planned or unplanned absence.

● Invigilate and supervise school examinations, tests and assessments.

● Supervise pupils on or off school premises in the context of trips, visits, concerts, assemblies.

● Manage pupils’ behaviour and discipline in accordance with school policies and procedures of the school and report back to appropriate staff regarding student behaviour and discipline.

● Describe and explain learning activities, answering queries, giving direction and assisting with differentiated tasks and materials.

● Complete registers and/or use the school’s attendance recording systems.

● Provide feedback, either orally or in writing, to teachers responsible for the activity that has been covered.

● Support students with the use of ICT.

● Participate in relevant training and development sessions.

● Work within the values, culture and ethos, equality and diversity of the school.

● Ensure compliance with Health and Safety law and school procedures, minimising any health and safety risk and security of the working environment.


The school expects their employees to work flexibly within the framework of the duties and responsibilities specified above. This means the post holder may be expected to carry out duties that are not specified within the job description at the discretion of the Line Manager.

Schools are subject to many policies and procedures. The post holder will be expected to familiarise themselves with these policies. These will be discussed during the induction and all post holders will have access to said policies.

The post holder will be part of a team and be expected to work collaboratively and support the team to deliver goals.


To apply, please visit our website www.sfaet.co.uk to download an application form which should be emailed to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk or please apply online.

Closing Date: Monday 18th October 2021 - 12 noon.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 20th October 2021.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council.
How to apply

To apply, please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com and submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Online' link below. Otherwise, please visit our website www.sfaet.co.uk to download an application form and email to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk.

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