Cover Supervisor


Job Description

A secondary school located in Redbridge, London, is dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience to its diverse student body. With a focus on academic excellence, personal development, and fostering a supportive learning environment, the school is committed to nurturing the potential of every student.

Position Overview: The school is currently seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join its team as a Cover Supervisor. This role is crucial in ensuring the smooth running of the school on a day-to-day basis, by providing high-quality cover for absent teachers and maintaining a positive learning environment in their absence.


  • Supervising classes during the short-term absence of teachers, ensuring students remain on task and engaged with their learning.
  • Delivering pre-prepared lesson plans and activities across various subjects and year groups.
  • Managing classroom behavior effectively, maintaining a positive and respectful learning environment.
  • Supporting students with their learning, offering assistance and guidance when required.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff and senior leadership to ensure continuity in the delivery of the curriculum.
  • Upholding the school’s policies and procedures, promoting a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students.


  • A bachelor’s degree in any subject is desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a school setting or with young people is advantageous.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage classroom behavior and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work across different subjects and year groups.
  • A genuine passion for education and supporting the development of young people.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.

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