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Cover Supervisor

Teaching Personnel

£17k per year


Permanent | Full Time



Secondary School Cover Supervisor – Basingstoke

Are you a confident graduate, with a strong academic background?

Are you keen to become a Secondary teacher?

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a successful Secondary school as a Cover Supervisor. This is an ideal role for an enthusiastic graduate and aspiring Secondary Teacher, looking to gain invaluable school based experience ahead of a PGCE or Schools Direct course.

Located in Basingstoke, this Outstanding Secondary School caters for around 900 pupils. If successful, you will join the school in September and stay with them for the full academic year!

POSITION: Secondary School Cover Supervisor – Full Time & Long Term

PERSON: Ideal for an aspiring Secondary Teacher

SCHOOL: Outstanding graded Secondary School – 11-18yrs – Brilliant Leadership Team

LOCATION: Basingstoke

TRANSPORT: Easily accessible via public transport and parking for staff

START DATE: September start - Clear & Valid DBS check required

SALARY: £19,000 per annum


Working as a cover supervisor will require a confident graduate who has a proven track record of success. You will be an aspiring teacher, keen to gain classroom based experience ahead of a School Direct or PGCE course. To be considered for this post you must hold a 2:1 or higher degree from a leading University and will hold some child related experience. The school and leadership team welcome graduates of all subjects, with strength across the core subjects of Maths, English and Science an advantage.


As Cover supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising classes when teachers are absent. You will need to display excellent behaviour management skills and will adhere to the schools policies. You will also support your desired department with administrative duties and attend departmental meetings. You will be tasked with covering lessons; delivering pre-set lesson plans, managing any behaviour issues and answering any and all questions from pupils. You will need to show confidence and initiative within the role, which will be full time and ongoing. This is an excellent preparation for teacher training as you will build so much confidence in the classroom!


The school site is located in Basingstoke in Hampshire. The school is highly successful, achieving excellent results year on year. Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted , this is a school that would provide an excellent training ground for exceptional School Direct applicants. They provide fantastic training and CPD for all members of staff.

Apply today to be considered for this brilliant education opportunity!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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