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Herts Central - Letchworth - Cover Supervisor

Job Description

About Us:
We are a dynamic secondary school located in Letchworth, committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for our students. Our school community values collaboration, respect, and a commitment to excellence in education.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a dedicated and flexible Day-to-Day / Temporary Cover Supervisor to join our team. As a Cover Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of the school during teacher absences, maintaining a positive learning environment and supporting students' progress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervising classes in the absence of the regular teacher, ensuring students remain on task and engaged in learning activities.
  • Delivering pre-set lesson plans across various subjects and year groups.
  • Managing classroom behavior and promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Providing support to students in their learning, offering assistance and guidance as needed.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff and senior leaders to address any issues or concerns that arise during cover sessions.


  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Previous experience working with children or young people is desirable but not essential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with students effectively.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work across different subjects and year groups.
  • A commitment to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of students.


  • Competitive hourly rate of pay.
  • Flexible working hours to suit your availability.
  • Opportunities to gain valuable experience in a school environment.
  • Supportive working environment with a friendly and dedicated team of staff.
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