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Cover Supervisor

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Job description

Are you looking for flexible, well paid work that fits around your schedule?

Are you looking to gain valuable classroom experience?

Are you based in or around the Guildford area?

We are searching for cover supervisors to support in schools in the Guildford and Woking area in the absence of a classroom teacher, delivering pre-set work to classes of up to 25 pupils, ensuring school policies are adhered to. The schools will be mainly mainstream Secondary School's, but we do also cover mainstream Primary and SEN schools!

You could be the ideal candidate if you:

  • Have a passion for education
  • Enjoy and have experience working with young people
  • Are resilient and patient
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Are able to adapt and solve problems
  • Have a right to work in the UK
  • Preferably someone who can drive as some of our schools can be difficult to get to on public transport, however this is not essential.
  • Have an enhanced DBS on the Update service/are willing to apply for one at a cost of GBP40 and GBP13 to put it on the Update Service.
  • Can get to schools in either the Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell area

The job of a cover supervisor is both rewarding and challenging, allowing you to ensure that the education of young people goes uninterrupted in the event that their regular teacher is absent for whatever reason. It is a perfect role to take up for a variety of different people. For example, if: you are looking to find a school where you can take the next steps of your career; you are looking for a flexible role to fit around pre-existing commitments; you are looking for short term work before taking on another project or going travelling; you are considering a career in teaching and want to gain valuable classroom skills and experience.


  • Flexible working pattern
  • GBP80 - GBP110 a day
  • Opportunity to work in Good and Outstanding Schools
  • School based experience to support CVs and applications for future roles
  • Experience working in a school or with children previously is not necessarily required

If you're interested in taking up a new challenge and developing your professional experience, please upload your most recent CV for consideration or, for further information, contact Matthew Handcock in the Surrey and Berks Secondary & Sen branch.

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.

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