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SEN Cover Supervisor

Job Description

Dunbar Education is a leading recruitment agency in the education sector, dedicated to connecting exceptional candidates with rewarding positions within schools. We pride ourselves on our expertise, professionalism, and commitment to matching the right individuals with the right opportunities. We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated SEN Cover Supervisor to join our team.

As a SEN Cover Supervisor, you will play a vital role in supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in the classroom environment. You will work closely with teaching staff to deliver pre-prepared lessons and maintain a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere. This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students with SEN, helping them reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to students with SEN in a classroom setting under the guidance of teaching staff.
  • Deliver pre-prepared lessons and activities to ensure continuity of learning in the absence of the regular teacher.
  • Assist with the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students with a range of learning needs.
  • Promote positive behavior and engagement, encouraging students to participate and achieve their academic goals.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff, SEN coordinators, and other professionals to ensure the individual needs of students are met effectively.
  • Monitor and track student progress, providing feedback to teaching staff and maintaining accurate records.
  • Maintain a safe and nurturing environment, adhering to school policies and procedures.


  • Previous experience working with students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) is essential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect and engage with students.
  • Confidence in managing challenging behavior and implementing behavior management strategies.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in various school settings.
  • A passion for education and a genuine desire to support students with SEN.
  • Relevant qualifications or certifications in education or SEN are desirable.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual with a passion for supporting students with SEN, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience.