Cover Supervisor, Waltham Forest

Closing date:

Buxton SchoolWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £20,076 - £21,863 (pro rata, Scale 5)
Contract term: Permanent

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers. 

Cover can be across all phases of our all-through school although our Cover Supervisors tend to specialise in certain age groups. This post is likely to be both primary and secondary age but with more of a focus on secondary. 

You will be required to support the administration needs of particular curriculum areas in the school, while undertaking invigilation duties during internal and external examinations.

About You

You will have daily contact with pupils and staff and therefore experience of working with young people is essential, as is the ability to relate effectively to all adults and young people.   

To be successful, you must be confident in setting high expectations of conduct in the classroom. Experience would be desirable, although training is available.  

About Us

Buxton opens doors for our community. We are an honest, kind family of learners, inspiring ambition for our pupils’ futures. Together with parents, we will enable every pupil to fulfil their potential. We provide a secure and caring environment where we strive to ensure that every pupil will develop a sense of pride, enjoyment and ownership in their school.

In Return

We have a thorough schedule of training for all staff in addition to opportunities to attend conferences and off-site training events relevant to your role. What’s more, when you join our community, you will enjoy many other benefits including:  

  • A large, social staff room with free tea, coffee and milk
  • Access to the staff car park 
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • A confidential counselling, help and information service available free of charge 24 hours a day, every day of the year


Find out more and Apply

For further information about the school, please visit www.buxtonschool.org.uk 

If you have any questions prior to applying, you can contact Stacey Bell, PA to Executive Headteacher at recruitment@buxtonschool.org.uk  

To apply, please complete our application form and return this via email: recruitment@buxtonschool.org.uk  Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 9.00am, Sunday 23rd February 2020

Interview date: w/c 24th February 2020

Buxton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.



More about Buxton School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Secondary Campus, Terling Close, Leytonstone, London, E11 3NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 534 3425
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Buxton School is a mainstream, state-foundation, co-educational, non-denominational, all-through school for children aged 3-16. It is situated in Leytonstone in London and there 1600 pupils on its roll.

Buxton School serves a diverse community and pr...