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Herts West - Bushey - Cover Supervisor

Job Description

About Us:
We are a dynamic secondary school nestled in the vibrant community of Bushey, committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for our students. Our school ethos revolves around fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where every individual is encouraged to thrive academically and personally.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a dedicated and reliable Cover Supervisor to join our team on a permanent basis. As a Cover Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing classes during teacher absences, ensuring that learning continues smoothly and students are engaged in meaningful activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and managing the behavior of students in the absence of the regular teacher.
  • Delivering pre-set lesson plans across a variety of subjects and year groups.
  • Providing support to students in their learning, answering questions, and maintaining a positive classroom environment.
  • Managing classroom resources and ensuring they are utilized effectively.
  • Liaising with teaching staff and senior leaders to report on student progress and any issues arising 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.
  • Ability to manage and engage with students effectively.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work across different subjects and year groups.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Supportive working environment with a dedicated team of staff.
  • Access to school facilities and resources to enhance your professional practice.
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