Cover Supervisor

Closing date for application: 07/10/2021 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Part-Time


Applications are invited for the role of Cover Supervisor to provide short term cover for absent teaching staff, allocating prepared work, keeping students on task and managing the behaviour of pupils during class.

The successful candidates will have recent experience working with children aged 11-18, ideally in a school environment, good reading and writing skills, good working knowledge of ICT and good numeracy skills.

Postholders will be expected to cover for absent teachers, work alongside other classroom practitioners or supervise directed study, working Monday – Friday from 7.45am – 3.40pm and Saturdays 7.45am – 11.30am during term time and staff training days only for the remainder of the 2021-22 academic year. We are keen to accept applications from people who are able to work 3, 4 or 5 days a week. Please confirm on your application form the number of days that you wish to be considered for.  This is a supervisory post rather than a teaching post and is open to applicants without a teaching qualification.

Benefits include a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, low cost membership of the on-site Sports Centre, and lunch in the dining hall during term time.

Applications should be received by 9am on Thursday 7th October 2021 and interviews will be held shortly afterwards.  It is anticipated successful candidates will be available to start work after the half term break from 1st November 2021.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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