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Cover Supervisor

Court Fields SchoolWellington, Somerset

33 hours 45 minutes per week

Monday to Friday, 8.15am-3.30pm, with half hour unpaid break per day.

Term Time plus three Inset days (38 weeks)

Grade 13 (Actual annual salary £14,926)

The Cover supervisor has an important role in the school, supporting and supervising the learning of students when teaching colleagues are absent.

In addition to this, Cover Supervisors are required to cover lunchtime supervision each day as well as supporting in various areas of school when there is no lesson cover requirements.

The post does not require qualified teacher status, although applicants with this status are most welcome to apply and often people use this as a stepping stone into teaching as a career. An enthusiasm for education and learning, and a commitment to supporting and working with young people are vital personal qualities for this role.  Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

The vacancy is for 33 hrs 45 minutes per week and is term time plus three Inset days (38 weeks per year). The normal working day is 8:15am to 3:30pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break.  In addition, colleagues may be required to attend full staff meetings.  The post is Grade 13, on Somerset Support Staff Pay Scale.

Applications should be emailed to

or posted to

Mrs Tracey Morcom

Cover Manager & HR Assistant

Court Fields School

Mantle Street


Somerset TA21 8SW

The closing date for applications is Midday Friday 5th February 2020

Interviews may be carried out before the closing date so early application is advised.

The Castle Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.