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Cover Supervisor


Job Description:

Are you a passionate and talented recent Graduate looking for an exciting opportunity in a 'Good' school? Step Teachers are working alongside a secondary school in North London who are seeking an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor for to instil that passion in the school’s students.

Job Title: Cover Supervisor

Location: Finchley, London

Position Type: Full-time

Start Date: September 2024 

Role Overview: 

As a Cover Supervisor you will play a pivotal role in supporting the academic progress and personal development of our students, while also ensuring the smooth operation of the school through cover supervision duties. You will work closely with students, teachers, and senior leadership to deliver high-quality education and maintain a positive learning environment.


  • Work as a Cover Supervisor during teacher absence, ensuring that pre-prepared work is completed and maintaining a positive and productive learning environment.
  • Uphold the school's behaviour management policies and intervene as necessary to address any disruptions or issues that arise during cover supervision.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to contribute to the development of schemes of work, resources, and assessment materials.
  • Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and other school events as required.


  • Bachelor's degree recent holder
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and motivate students.
  • A proactive and adaptable approach to working in a fast-paced educational environment.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team as a Cover Supervisor.
  • Flexibility to take on cover supervision duties as required.


  • Opportunity for professional development and career progression.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Access to on-site facilities and resources.

Why Step Teachers?
With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info


  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    Less than 1 year

  • Career Level

    Student (Higher education/Graduate)

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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