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Cover Supervisor

Job Description

Job Title: Cover Supervisor

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Contract: Long-term, starting ASAP

Duration: On-going

About Us:

Dunbar Education is a leading recruitment agency specializing in the education sector. We are dedicated to connecting talented professionals with rewarding opportunities in schools across Berkshire and beyond.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking dedicated individuals for the position of a long-term Cover Supervisor. As a Cover Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in maintaining continuity of education by providing cover for absent teachers across various secondary schools in Berkshire. This is a temporary position with contracts ranging from short-term to long-term assignments, depending on the needs of the schools.


  • Deliver pre-prepared lessons as directed by the absent teacher
  • Manage the classroom environment effectively
  • Ensure students remain on task and engaged in learning
  • Uphold school policies and procedures
  • Provide feedback to regular teaching staff on student progress
  • Foster a positive and supportive learning environment


  • Minimum of 6 months UK education-based experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to different classroom environments
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Flexible and reliable


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • Flexible working hours
  • Supportive team environment

How to Apply:

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a dynamic and innovative department. If you have the qualifications, enthusiasm and experience to join a team, we would like to hear from you.

Dunbar Education is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If this is a role that you would like to learn more about or would be interested in applying to, then please contact Jake Walsh at Dunbar Education on 01908 929605.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals.

If you have not received a response, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please refer to our website for other available positions.