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Cover Supervisor - Hemel Hempstead

Job Description

Job Title: Temporary Day-to-Day Cover Supervisor

Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Position Type: Temporary, Day-to-Day Cover Basis

School Overview: Join our vibrant secondary school community located in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Committed to providing a supportive and enriching learning environment, our school values diversity, innovation, and academic excellence. We foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, where every member of our team plays a vital role in shaping the future of our students.

Job Description: We are seeking a motivated and reliable Temporary Day-to-Day Cover Supervisor to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising classes in the absence of the regular teacher, ensuring that students remain on task and engaged in their learning. This role offers an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in gaining experience in the education sector and making a positive impact on the lives of young people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise classes across various subjects in the absence of the regular teacher, following pre-prepared lesson plans and ensuring that learning objectives are met.
  • Maintain a positive and orderly learning environment, managing student behavior effectively and addressing any issues that may arise.
  • Support the educational and personal development of students, providing assistance and guidance as needed.
  • Liaise with teaching staff and senior leaders to report on student progress and any concerns observed during cover sessions.
  • Contribute to the wider school community by participating in extracurricular activities and school events as required.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students.
  • Previous experience working with young people in a school or similar setting is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and adapt to changing situations.
  • Flexibility and willingness to cover a range of subjects and year groups as needed.
  • Commitment to upholding the values and ethos of the school.


  • Competitive daily rate.
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in the education sector.
  • Supportive working environment with a strong emphasis on staff well-being.
  • Access to comprehensive training and resources to support professional growth.
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