Cover Co-ordinator, Hillingdon

Expiring soon

Oak Wood SchoolHillingdon

Date posted:
Start date: November/December 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 5, point 12-15 (FTE: £24,662 – 25,809 per annum), pro rata, salary according to experience
Contract term: Permanent

36 hours per week, 41 weeks per year 

'We Dream, We Learn, We Grow'

Are you able to motivate and challenge students? Can you help them improve their self-esteem and engagement in education?

Oak Wood is a vibrant and aspirational community where pupils are encouraged to excel in all aspects of school life.

With our new build school, which has fantastic facilities for all subjects, it is an exciting time to join Oak Wood. The school is very popular, rapidly expanding and under new leadership. Working closely with our partner school, Swakeleys School for Girls (Ofsted Outstanding), we are entering a new and exciting phase of our development. 

Areas of responsibility for this role include:

  • Preparation of cover rota
  • Booking of supply staff, using approved suppliers 
  • Induction of supply staff, ensuring key policies including safeguarding
  • Liaise with Curriculum Leaders of management of cover for respective subjects
  • To cover lessons when required.

Oak Wood School is a truly inclusive school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community in that we cater for the academic and the vocational. 

Please visit our website at for an application pack or alternatively email 

Oak Wood is fully committed to Safeguarding and an enhanced DBS disclosure is an essential requirement for all posts at the school.

Closing date: Thursday 21 November 2019.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We are committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact our HR department as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

More about Oak Wood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sutton Court Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 0EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1895 237350
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Oak Wood School is a friendly and vibrant community where individuals thrive and feel happy, secure, confident and valued. Our approach combines an intellectually rigorous and challenging academic environment with outstanding pastoral care and s...