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Secondary Cover Supervisor with Pastoral Support Specialism

Job Description

Dunbar Education is a well-established education recruitment agency committed to supporting schools and educators. We are currently seeking a compassionate Cover Supervisor with a Specialism in Pastoral Support to join our team and contribute to the success of a Secondary School in Northampton.

Position Overview:

As a Cover Supervisor with a Pastoral Support Specialism, you will play a crucial role in the school, maintaining a positive and supportive learning environment. This temporary position offers the exciting opportunity to transition into a permanent role. Your primary responsibilities will include supervising and assisting students during teacher absences, ensuring continuity in lessons, managing classroom behavior, and applying your expertise in pastoral care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and actively engage students during teacher absences, specializing in pastoral support.
  • Deliver pre-prepared lesson plans and materials with a focus on pastoral care.
  • Maintain classroom discipline and ensure a positive learning atmosphere.
  • Assist students with questions and concerns related to their emotional and social well-being.
  • Report any issues or incidents to school staff as necessary.


  • A degree or relevant educational experience, with a Pastoral Specialism.
  • Previous experience working with children or in an educational setting, particularly in pastoral care.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage classroom behavior effectively.
  • A positive and proactive attitude towards education and student well-being.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Exciting potential for the temporary role to transition to a permanent position.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated educator with a Pastoral Specialism and are ready to make a positive impact on students' lives, we'd love to hear from you. To apply for the Cover Supervisor position with the opportunity to go permanent at Dunbar Education, please send your CV.

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