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Cover Supervisor

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Job description

Are you a Cover Supervisor looking for your next role in Bristol? Or perhaps you are a Future Teacher seeking experience teaching in a classroom setting?

Teaching Personnel is currently seeking Cover Supervisors to join our supply team working in Secondary schools in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area.

In Brief:

  • Local Cover Supervisor work in Bristol & surrounding areas!
  • GBP70 - GBP95 a day
  • Full time and Part time roles
  • Must be available to work school hours 8.30-3.30 (Mon - Fri)


What does a Cover Supervisor do?

As a Cover Supervisor you will be provided with pre-set work from the school which you would be expected to deliver to a group of pupils, whilst ensuring their behaviour is in line with the school’s behaviour policy. Afterwards, you simply hand the work back to the school, meaning there is no planning or marking for you to complete either!

You will not need previous teaching experience as the work is all set for you; however, you must be confident management a classroom and not be fazed by any potential challenging behaviour. 

Previous candidates that have worked well as Cover Supervisors are:

  • Future PGCE students
  • Strong Teaching Assistants  (At least 3 months experience)
  • TEFL/CELTA trained Teachers
  • Sports Coaches or Camp Leaders
  • If you have any experience teaching abroad.

The ideal candidate for a Cover Supervisor is someone who is amiable, assertive and adaptable – every day is different and we need someone who can rise to the challenge. This role would particularly suit graduates or individuals who are looking to gain experience working in a secondary school setting.

The hours for this role are very flexible; you can work on your own terms by managing your availability through our online diary!  We urgently need Cover Supervisors that can work both full time and part time.  If you are seeking a long term position, this is a great opportunity to get experience in schools in Bristol with the potential to secure a long term position as a Cover Supervisor for September.

The working hours are 8.30 – 3.30 (Mon-Fri).

The daily pay rate will be between GBP75-GBP95, and you will be paid on a weekly basis directly through Teaching Personnel (No umbrella fees!).

Highlights Of The Cover Supervisor Role:

  • Flexible work ranging from 1-5 days per week dependant on your availability
  • Opportunity to gain invaluable school based experience covering classes of up to 30 students
  • Pre-set work provided for all lessons
  • Earn up between GBP350 - GBP475 a week


  • Degree Qualified/Strong academic background– All degree specialisms are welcome to apply!
  • Enhanced DBS – Teaching Personnel can help you apply for this if needed.
  • Confident working in a classroom setting.

If you are looking for a Cover Supervisor role within in Secondary school please apply with your CV. I look forward to hearing from you.

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

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