• Cover Supervisor
  • Stoke-On-Trent
  • Job Area: Stoke on Trent

Are you passionate about education and looking for a rewarding role in a Secondary School? We are currently seeking a motivated and dedicated General Cover Supervisor to join our team at a Secondary school in Stoke on Trent from September 2024.


– A bachelor’s degree in any discipline

– Excellent behaviour management skills

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills

– Experience working with children is preferred but not essential

As a General Cover Supervisor, you will play a vital role in maintaining a supportive and engaging learning environment for students. Your responsibilities will include supervising classes in the absence of the regular teacher, ensuring that students are engaged in their work, and managing any behavioural issues that may arise.

 Key Responsibilities:

– Delivering pre-set work provided by the regular teacher, ensuring students remain on task and focused

– Promoting positive behaviour and maintaining a calm classroom environment

– Managing any challenging behaviours effectively and following the school’s behaviour management policies

– Building rapport with students and establishing positive relationships within the school community

– Assisting students with their learning and providing support as required

– Collaborating with the teaching staff to ensure continuity of learning


The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and a genuine passion for working with young people. You should have strong behaviour management skills and the ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, and parents. Experience working with children, although not essential, would be advantageous.

If you are enthusiastic, patient, and have a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of young people, we would love to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in a Secondary School setting and develop your skills in the education sector.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Ellie at ellie@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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