• Day to day
  • Secondary
  • Temporary
  • Chester
  • Salary: £13.21 - 16.25 per hour + Free Ongoing Training
  • Ref: CS/BN/Chst2
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Cover Supervisor


Consider becoming a cover supervisor with our team!

Educate are working with a secondary school on the outskirts of Chester looking for two additional staff members to join their team of regular cover supervisors.

The school value consistency for pupils, so regular availability is required.

As a cover supervisor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that our school runs smoothly in the absence of a teacher.

You will be responsible for supervising students and ensuring that they are engaged in their studies. You will also be required to follow the teacher’s lesson plan and provide support to help students progress in their learning.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about education and have a strong desire to positively impact young people’s lives.

Previous experience in a teaching or education-related role is beneficial but optional, as full training will be provided.

This role offers excellent flexibility, as you can choose your work days and hours. It is a perfect opportunity for those looking for part-time or casual work in education or for those considering a career in teaching and wanting to gain valuable classroom experience.

Benefits of joining the Educate Group:

  • Run by a leading team of experienced Teachers, Senior Leaders and Support Staff with over 85+ years of combined education experience.
  • Committed to providing employment, free coaching, training and support to our team of staff.
  • Work as often and flexibly as you like to achieve a work-life balance
  • Build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools across the area
  • Opportunity to apply for your initial teacher training with Educate ITT and one of their link schools.
  • Opportunities to move into a permanent position – should one become available.

Responsibilities of a Cover Supervisor:

  • Supervise classes and deliver pre-prepared lessons in the absence of a teacher
  • Ensure that students are engaged, motivated and on task
  • Manage any behaviour issues that may arise
  • Follow school policies and procedures
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress

Requirements of a Cover Supervisor:

  • A degree or Level 3 qualification with solid standards of literacy and numeracy
  • Experience working or volunteering with children or young people
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Registrations required to be a Cover Supervisor:

  • An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
  • You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.


  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
  • The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
  • A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
  • All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don’t hesitate to contact one of our team on 01978 281881.

Hours Part Time

Sector Secondary

Reference CS/BN/Chst2

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