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Cover Supervisor

Pin icon WA11 St Helens
Pound Sterling icon SCP 7 - 11, £24,294 - £25,979 per annum pro rata
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 9 May 2024
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The Governors of St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Academy (a popular, co-educational 11-16 school wish to appoint an experienced Cover Supervisor to cover classes in all subject areas throughout the age and ability range.

Immediate start is available so don’t miss out. Read on to find out more…

Cover Supervisor
Blackbrook, St Helens, WA11 9BB

  • 30 hours per week, term time + 5 training days
  • SCP 7 - 11, £24,294 - £25,979 per annum pro rata

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

St Augustine is an Academy within the St Joseph Catholic Multi Academy Trust. We're on a journey to excellence, committed to nurturing both spiritual and academic growth. Join our dedicated pastoral team and contribute to a vibrant learning environment rooted in Catholic values.


  • Company pension
  • On site parking
  • Wellness program
  • Career development opportunities

About the role:

This Cover Supervisor position is a great opportunity for graduates or teaching assistants who are looking to gain experience in a secondary school to progress in their career.

Typical duties will include:

  • explaining and supervising the work that has been set whilst covering for absent teachers;
  • managing the behaviour of pupils & maintaining a constructive working environment;
  • responding to pupils’ questions and dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies and procedures;
  • collecting completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher;
  • reporting back using the school’s agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of pupils during lessons, and any issues arising;
  • assisting with the work of the pastoral support team when cover is not needed.

The successful applicant will:

  • have a desire to shape the lives of young people by providing a consistent standard of education;
  • be flexible enough to supervise children in a varied number of curriculum areas;
  • have good communication skills with the ability to connect and engage young people;
  • be able to respond quickly in a pressured situation.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Other suitable skills and experience include Education, School, Catholic School, Secondary School, Secondary Education, Teaching Assistant, Cover Supervisor, Supply Teacher, School Cover Supervisor, Term Time Only.