Cover Supervisor

William Farr CE Comprehensive SchoolWelton, Lincolnshire

Working pattern will be 3 days per week (Days to be decided – 8.30am to 3.45pm).

All hours to be worked within the 39 weeks the school is open. 

William Farr Church of England Comprehensive School has an exciting opportunity for an efficient and organised person to join as a Cover Supervisor from May 2021.

Responsibilities include delivering lessons based on pre-prepared work to full class groups and managing the classroom environment to promote good behaviour for learning.

Adaptability, resilience and the ability to think on your feet are essential in this varied and evolving role, as will an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. Strong ICT skills and a good command of English and Maths are necessities.

William Farr is a popular, rural comprehensive school. In the 2006 OFSTED inspection the school was judged to be outstanding, and our 2009 inspection confirmed this remarkable achievement.  The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1450 students on roll.

To apply, please complete the Support Staff application form available on the school’s website ( and email this to

Postal applications should be addressed to Darren Foster (HR Manager) at the school.

In the box on the application form “Further information to support your application”, please include a letter detailing your experience to date and the contribution you will make to the role.

William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. 

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  

References will be taken up prior to interview.

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William Farr CE Comprehensive School

Welton, Lincolnshire

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