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Cover Supervisor - Stevenage

Job Description

Job Advertisement: Day-to-Day Cover Supervisor

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Employer: Dunbar Education Recruitment, representing a well-respected secondary school in Stevenage
Position: Day-to-Day Cover Supervisor
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience
Contract Type: Temporary, with the potential for ongoing work
Start Date: Immediate or upon mutual agreement

About the School: Dunbar Recruitment is delighted to represent a highly-regarded secondary school in Stevenage. Known for its commitment to academic excellence and inclusive ethos, the school provides a supportive and nurturing environment for both students and staff. With modern facilities and a dedicated team of educators, this school is an excellent place to gain experience and make a positive impact on students' learning.

Role Overview: As a Day-to-Day Cover Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising classes during teacher absences on a daily basis. This role offers flexibility and is ideal for individuals who are passionate about education, possess strong classroom management skills, and are looking to gain valuable experience in a school setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage classes during teacher absences, ensuring a positive and productive learning environment.
  • Deliver pre-prepared lessons and ensure that students remain on task.
  • Support students in their learning and address any queries they may have.
  • Maintain classroom discipline in accordance with the school's behaviour policies.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and other duties as required by the school.


  • Previous experience working in a school environment is desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage a classroom effectively and maintain student engagement.
  • A genuine interest in education and student development.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a proactive approach to work.
  • Minimum of GCSEs in English and Mathematics; A-levels or equivalent qualifications are advantageous.
  • A valid DBS check (or willingness to obtain one) is essential.


  • Competitive daily rate.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic school environment.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Potential for ongoing work and career progression within the educational sector.