Occasional Cover Teacher, Westminster

Closing date:New this week

The St Marylebone C.E SchoolWestminster

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £130 per day
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The St Marylebone CE School is seeking to appoint occasional supply teachers to deliver set lessons during the short-term, daily absence of teachers. 

The number of hours’ work will depend on the number of lessons that need covering due to teachers being absent or taking part in enrichment activities which take them out of their lessons. 

The role would suit qualified teachers looking for work which does not require planning, marking or target-setting.  This is not a PAYE position and all successful candidates will be responsible for their own tax and NI.

Duties will include taking the register, issuing pre-planned work and ensuring high standards of learning and behaviour are maintained in the class teacher’s absence. You will have the flexibility to cover a variety of subject areas and key stages. 


• Founded in 1791, The St Marylebone CE School is an outstanding comprehensive school for girls with a mixed sixth form, serving students of all faiths or no faith. 

• Rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and SIAMS, the School is one of the best performing state schools nationally.

• We are the Lead School in The St Marylebone Teaching School Alliance and offer teacher training programmes.

• The School is a dynamic and inspiring place to work and invests energetically in the growth and CPD of its staff. 

• The School is situated in the heart of central London, just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street on the tranquil Marylebone High Street, with Regent’s Park just moments away. We are close to excellent transport links (Regent’s Park, Baker Street and Bond Street Tube Stations).


• Experience of teaching in a secondary school environment.

• Ability to manage pupils in a classroom setting, ensuing high standards of learning are maintained during the regular class teacher’s absence. 

• Ability to deploy behaviour management strategies in line with the School’s Behaviour policy effectively.

• High standard of literacy and numeracy. Maths and English GCSE at Grade C minimum.

• Flexibility to cover a variety of subject areas and key stages.

• Genuine and demonstrable interest in working with young people and education.

• Commitment to achievement for all, regardless of background or ability.

• Enthusiasm, initiative, resilience and pro-activity.

• Ability to be a role-model to young people.


Please complete an application form, available to download from the School’s website: stmarylebone.school/contact/vacancies/

Please return your completed application form via e-mail to: recruitment@stmaryleboneschool.com 

Closing date: Ongoing campaign. We will be reviewing applications and inviting candidates to interview on a rolling basis so recommend submitting your application as soon as possible. 

Interviews: interviews will take place as applications are received.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults and it is our expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

More about The St Marylebone C.E School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Lower School Site (A), 64 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 5BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7935 4704
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The St Marylebone CE School is an all-girls secondary with co-educational sixth form in Westminster, central London. It is affiliated with the Church of England and designated a National Teaching School. Since 2011, St Marylebone has had academy stat...