Cover Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester

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Date Posted: 07 Nov 2023
  1. School Administration
£85 - £95 per day
  1. Permanent

Cover Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester

🏫 Exciting Opportunity: Cover Manager Wanted for Secondary School in South Manchester 🏫

Are you an organised and dynamic individual with a passion for education? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess exceptional communication skills? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: Cover Manager Location: South Manchester Start Date: ASAP Hours: 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM (5.5 Hours / day)

About Us: Tradewind Recruitment is a leading education recruitment agency with a strong presence in South Manchester. We are dedicated to connecting outstanding education professionals with exceptional schools. Our client, a reputable Secondary School in South Manchester, is currently seeking a dedicated and efficient Cover Manager to join their team.

Role Overview: As a Cover Manager, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and effective operation of the school. Your primary responsibility will be to coordinate cover for staff absences, maintaining a seamless learning environment for students. You will work closely with teaching and support staff to ensure all classes are adequately covered and that educational continuity is preserved.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and schedule cover for staff absences
  • Communicate with teachers and support staff regarding cover requirements
  • Manage a team of cover supervisors and support staff
  • Maintain and update the school's cover database
  • Liaise with the leadership team to ensure the efficient allocation of cover staff
  • Ensure that classroom resources and materials are readily available for cover lessons
  • Oversee the delivery of cover lessons, ensuring a positive learning experience for students
  • Assist with administrative tasks related to cover management


  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage time effectively
  • A passion for education and a commitment to student welfare
  • Previous experience in a school setting or a similar role is desirable, but not essential
  • An enhanced DBS check (or willingness to obtain one)

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on the education of young people
  • The opportunity to work with a reputable education agency

If you are ready to take on this exciting and fulfilling role as a Cover Manager, we want to hear from you! To apply, please send your CV to Eli Tolson at

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of a thriving educational community in South Manchester. Join us at Tradewind Recruitment and help shape the future of our students.

Application Deadline: Ongoing Apply Today and Make a Difference in Education! 📚🌟

Tradewind Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants.

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