Cover Supervisor, Northamptonshire

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Silverstone UTCNorthamptonshire

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Start date: 4th November 2019 or as soon as possible after this date
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,753 to £18,183 FTE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an experienced Cover Supervisor to support the Student Services department and teaching staff in lessons in all disciplines, supervising student learning activities.  

This role works 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday, term time only.

In the absence of the class teacher, to work as a cover supervisor in the school or department under the supervisory arrangements established by the school.


  • To undertake whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, setting work previously prepared by the Teacher. 
  • To develop curricular knowledge as required by the school.
  • To apply the school’s behaviour management policy and report any difficulties to the class teacher/Deputy Principal
  • To mark elements of class work and homework under the guidance of the class teacher.
  • To undertake observations of the pupils and contribute to pupil records.
  • To administer (and mark) class tests. 
  • To attend school/department meetings to contribute to the discussions about individual pupils.
  • An ability to facilitate student’s academic progress when faced with challenge. 
  • To be able to build rapport with students which maximises their academic potential and supports their well-being.  
  • An ability to be creative and flexible in dealing with behaviour, promoting good standards and encouraging learning. 
  • Have good Maths, English and IT skills. 
  • Have good interpersonal abilities, such as patience and enthusiasm, to model high expectations and levels of responsibility.  
  • Be well organised and able to work independently and as part of a team. 

Silverstone UTC is a truly collaborative environment with teams brought together from the worlds of education and business. To maximise achievement and develop business ready young people, Silverstone operates a 9am – 5pm day, term time only and contracts reflect this. As part of that team, not only will you be delivering first class education, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape and develop Silverstone UTC into a nationally renowned establishment that meets the needs of its students and employment partners alike. 

The Silverstone UTC opened in September 2013 and is an educational partnership sponsored by The University of Northampton and Silverstone Circuits Ltd. 

More about Silverstone UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1327 855010