Cover Supervisor

Job advert

The Beacon School has an exciting opportunity for an efficient and organised person to join as a Cover Supervisor, in supporting the smooth operation of the school through delivering planned lessons.

Responsibilities include delivering lessons based on pre-prepared work to full class groups, managing the classroom environment to promote good behaviour for learning, and liaising with teaching colleagues on their return to promote good continuity for students.

Adaptability, resilience and the ability to think on your feet are essential in this varied and evolving role, as will an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. Strong ICT skills and a good command of English and Maths are necessities.


This role is for 36 hours per week, across 39 weeks per year (i.e. term time plus 5 inset days).  Pro-rata the salary will be £18,116 to £20,787 per annum


The Beacon School is currently rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. With over 1,300 students on role, we have academic express streams, a strong house system and enrichment activities. We offer extensive professional development opportunities and the school is an exciting, innovative place to work.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paul Cuthbert, Deputy Headteacher.


For more information, please visit  or email 


We reserve the right to call candidates to interview prior to application deadline, or withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response.  Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


It is our policy to obtain references for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.  If you have concerns regarding this, please notify us.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.