Cover Supervisor
Howard of Effingham School

Job reference: HOES-SUP-002984

Location: Howard of Effingham School

Closing date: 28/10/2018

Vacancy start date: Not specified

Salary: £16,594pa - £19,480pa pro rata based on 32.5 hours per week/39 weeks per year (£21,563pa - £25,313pa FTE)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Support

Hours per week: Full Time (up 32.5 hours per week) or Part Time

The Howard of Effingham School has an exciting opportunity for a Cover Supervisor. The post holder supervises whole classes during the short term absence of teachers. The primary focus is on maintaining good order and keeping students on task, respond to questions and generally assist students to undertake set activities under the direction of the teacher.   Full on the job training and support will be provided for the successful applicant.   

A good general education is required, with numeracy and literacy skills equivalent to GCSE Grade C in English and Maths, or adult skills qualification in literacy and numeracy at level 2.

The successful candidate must be able to engage with young people in a positive way and possess good interpersonal and communication skills so as to relate effectively to and earn the confidence of staff, students and parents. The ability to manage safely the classroom activities; deal with classroom behaviour and be sensitive to students needs and concerns is also essential.    

THPT can offer: 

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The closing date for this job has now passed.