Cover Supervisor - Grade 3, Coventry

Closing date:

Sidney Stringer AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: As Soon As Possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £13,839 to £14,686 pa (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

HOURS: 32.5 hours per week – Term time only plus 3 days

(Teacher Training days)

Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 3.30pm

JOB PURPOSE: To provide cover supervision in the event of the short-term absence of teaching staff within the school

 To provide in-class support to other learning activities

 To assist with lunchtime supervision where necessary

 To assist with after school and break duties as part of the rota

 To offer after school enrichment activities

 To assist with the House tutorial programme as a co-tutor


Cover Supervision

 Supervise whole class to undertake work/activities that have been set by teachers in accordance with the school policy, including introducing and closing the class.

 Take the register in accordance with school procedures.

 Manage the behaviour of students whilst undertaking cover supervision to ensure a constructive environment.

 Encourage students to interact and work cooperatively with others and engage all students in activities.

 Respond appropriately about process and procedures relating to the learning activity.

 Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the School’s policies and procedures.

 Collect any completed work at the end of the lesson, returning it to the appropriate teacher.

 Ensure that communication links with the appropriate teacher are established to ensure continuity is maintained.

 Report back, as appropriate, using the Schools agreed procedures on the behaviour of students during the class, and any issues arising.

 When not required to cover for absent teachers, other duties will be carried out by arrangement with the Cover Manager.

 In Class Support

To assist with various learning activities as directed by a class teacher.  Activities will vary according to the subject/age of students but could include working with individual students or small groups, and assisting with the supervision of school visits.

Exam Invigilation

Assist as part of a team in invigilating examinations, either internal or external exams.


To assist as a co-tutor in one of the 5 houses.


 The postholder must carry out his or her duties will full regard to the Sidney Stringer Academy Equal Opportunities Policy.

 To support with after school activities as directed by the Assistant Principal responsible for enrichment.

 To be available for 2 lunchtime duties for 25 minutes each week as directed by the Assistant Principal leading on duties.

 The postholder will perform any other duties and responsibilities within the range of the salary grade.

Other Duties

 To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may well be reasonably required and which are consistent with the role.

 To participate in performance management arrangements.

 To adhere to published school policies and procedures.

 To attend regular meetings with line manager.

More about Sidney Stringer Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 2 Primrose Hill Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5LY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 7625 1756
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