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Cover Supervisor


Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 3.45pm, term time only

We are looking for Cover Supervisors to start immediately. The successful job holder will be responsible for covering teaching staff absence and training days. You will be required to cover all subjects, including the PE department. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is able to use their own initiative whilst also being able to relate to and establish a rapport with young people. 

Educated to A Level with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, your main responsibilities will include undertaking whole-class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, setting work previously prepared by the teacher, developing curricular knowledge as required by the school, applying the school’s Behaviour Management Policy and reporting any difficulties to the supervising teacher/Head of Faculty, setting homework previously prepared by the teacher, undertaking observations of the students and contributing to student records.

In return, Leventhorpe can provide:  

  • Excellent facilities: To accommodate our expanding roll, Leventhorpe has just completed an extensive £12 million capital build programme including a new Science and Sixth Form block and a state-of-the-art Performing Arts and English block. In recent years, investment has included a £6 million Sports Complex (sports hall, fitness suite, dance studio, all weather pitch and floodlit tennis courts), £1 million Learning Resource Centre, re-modelling of Design & Technology facilities and £150k annual investment in ICT provision.
  • a positive working environment in a heavily oversubscribed school with an excellent academic record and high standards.  We place strong emphasis on student learning and achievement.
  • exceptionally dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. 
  • priority admission for children of staff after a qualifying period.

Please apply to the HR Manager by letter and application form which can be found on the Vacancies page of our website via the Apply button. Applications should be returned to Mrs Wendy Shannon, HR Manager, via email to

For this post, applications will be processed immediately. During this unusual time, first stage interviews will take place via a Zoom meeting.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

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