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Cover Supervisor - Berkshire - Supply

Job Description

Cover Till End Of School Year

Job Description: Dunbar Education is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Cover Supervisor to join a vibrant Secondary School in Reading. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining continuity of learning by providing cover supervision in the absence of regular teachers.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Cover Supervision:

    • Deliver pre-prepared lessons to classes across various subjects and year groups in the absence of the regular teacher.
    • Ensure a positive and productive learning environment, maintaining discipline and managing classroom behavior effectively.
    • Manage classroom resources and equipment, ensuring a safe and organized learning environment for students.
  2. Supporting Learning:

    • Provide support to students, answering questions and offering guidance as necessary.
    • Encourage student engagement and participation in learning activities.
    • Foster a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere, promoting the school's values and ethos.
  3. Administrative Tasks:

    • Complete registers and any other administrative tasks as required by the school.
    • Assist with the supervision of examinations and assessments when necessary.
  4. Communication and Collaboration:

    • Maintain regular communication with teaching staff, providing feedback on student progress and any issues arising during cover sessions.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure consistency in behavior management and teaching strategies.


  • Minimum of 6 months of education experience in a UK secondary school setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students.
  • Excellent classroom management skills, with the ability to maintain discipline and create a positive learning environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability, with the ability to work across different subjects and year groups.
  • A passion for education and a commitment to supporting student learning and development.
  • Relevant qualifications and certifications are desirable but not essential.

Why Join Dunbar Education:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Rewarding role with the opportunity to make a positive impact on student learning and development.

If you are passionate about education and possess the necessary skills and experience, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV

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