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Cover Supervisor

Teaching Personnel

£80 - 130 per day


Temporary | Part Time



Teaching Personnel are working closely with Secondary Schools across Southampton who are looking to expand their pool of Cover Supervisors for flexible, ad-hoc cover requirements.

If you are passionate about education and looking for flexible work to fit your busy schedule, this opportunity could be perfect for you.

We are currently seeking dynamic individuals to join our team of Cover Supervisors for secondary schools on an ad-hoc basis across Southampton.

Position: Secondary School Cover Supervisor (Ad-Hoc)

Location: Various secondary schools in and Romsey

Contract Type: Flexible, Ad-Hoc

Role Overview: As a Cover Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in maintaining continuity of learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. You will be responsible for supervising students during short-term teacher absences, ensuring a positive and productive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and managing the behaviour of students in the absence of the regular teacher.
  • Delivering pre-prepared lesson plans and activities across various subjects.
  • Managing the classroom environment to promote a positive and safe learning atmosphere.
  • Responding to any questions or concerns from students and escalating issues as needed.
  • Completing any administrative tasks or duties as required by the school.


  • Bachelor's degree in Education or relevant field preferred (not mandatory).
  • Experience working with secondary school-aged students is desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to different classroom environments.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work.


  • Flexible working hours to suit your schedule.
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in the education sector.
  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Supportive and friendly working environment.

How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on students' learning experiences and meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to

Join our team and become a vital part of supporting secondary schools in delivering high-quality education to their students!

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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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