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Cover Supervisor

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Teaching Personnel are seeking a highly motivated, well organised person to fill the post of Cover Supervisor for a Secondary School in Worthing. 

This 'Good' rated Secondary School aims are based on the strong fundamental principle that the education for each student is of equal value. Their shared vision is to challenge pupils at every opportunity; to be curious, independent, resilient, kind and most importantly, academically inspired.

The school is on a fantastic journey, growing year on year. The environment and staff are dedicated to achieving the very best outcomes for its pupils.

The main function of this post is to supervise classes for teachers who are absent. Other duties may include exam invigilation and administrative tasks. The successful applicants will be highly motivated, well organised, have good IT and interpersonal skills with students and be confident in dealing with young people. Exceptional time management and organisational skills are essential.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of classes in Years 7 – 11 in the planned absence of the class teacher
  • Ensuring that the lesson objectives are met and that work set is completed
  • Establishing and maintaining a constructive, purposeful and safe working atmosphere
  • Promoting and reinforcing the school’s values


  • Good literacy and numeracy as well as a broad interest in the Secondary curriculum
  • An interest in and an understanding of how young people learn
  • Able to form positive relationships with school students while exercising authority in the classroom
  • Sound judgement in the classroom
  • An ability to understand broad issues in an educational context

The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children of which we, as a recruiting partner share. All staff that meet ‘regulated activity’ will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) with Barred Lists check before employment commences.

Teaching Personnel is the UKs largest Education Recruitment Agency supporting thousands of final year students and graduates into education based careers every year. Something we are incredibly proud of. We are committed to supporting schools grow the next generation of teachers. Are you one of those?

We provide schools with Tutors, Learning Support Assistants and Cover Supervisors every day on a day by day, longer term and permanent basis working around the availability of our fully vetted candidates.

All candidates are required to undertake safe recruitment in education checks which includes an enhanced DBS check, video interview and referencing.




All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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