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Arbor Cover Manager


Job Description:

  • Cover Manager  
  • Full-time (36 hours)
  • Redbridge Secondary School
  • ASAP start
  • Long-term contract

We are currently looking for a Cover Manager to join a large secondary school in Redbridge on an long-term contract basis to manage daily cover needs, allocate cover lessons, contact agencies, support cover teachers to set up lessons. You will be carrying out all aspects of the role relating to the Arbor systems – experience using Arbor is preferable, but some experience using School MIS is essential.

The Role

In this role you will be working 5 days a week, where one day you will be working 7 hours and the other 4 for 7.25 hours with a 45-minute break each day.

Monday to Thursday: 06.30 – 14.30

Friday: 06:30 – 14.15

Individual jobs will vary in but in general you will be required to:

  • Work/support SLT re timetabling - timetable for new academic and throughout the year
  • Implement End of Year and the New Year procedures, liaise with 6th form team to set up Applica and enrol 6th form students
  • Ensure student groups, timetables, options are set up and inputted for all years for new Academic Year including 6th form
  • Maintain the Student database, Academic Management timetables and Pastoral Structure throughout academic year
  • Be a trained First Aider
  • Use the Arbor system efficiently
  • Manage all cover needs.

The School

This large, diverse and inclusive Secondary school is based in Redbridge and is rated good by Ofsted. There is a strong leadership team in place who have created a culture of high expectations across all areas of the school. Pupils have access to an exciting curriculum with a broad range of subjects and qualifications alongside opportunities through enrichment, trips, visits and experiences. There is a good professional development programme for all staff to access and the leadership team are well placed to offer support to the staff team across all areas.

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Placement, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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