Lead Cover Supervisor

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Date Posted: 21 Apr 2024
  1. Cover Supervisor
£90 - £130 per day
  1. Long-term

Lead Cover Supervisor

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Lead Cover Supervisor

Lead Cover Supervisor - St Albans, Hertfordshire - temporary to Permanent contract - ASAP or September 2024 start. Full time post with working hours 8am - 3:30pm

Are you a confident and experienced teacher or cover supervisor looking for a fast paced role with responsibility in a school setting? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy supporting students' learning? We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Cover Supervisor to join a school in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Tradewind is partnering with a reputable school that values excellence in education and seeks a dedicated Lead Cover Supervisor to oversee and coordinate the cover provision across the school. As the Lead Cover Supervisor, you will play a vital role in ensuring continuity of learning and supporting students' academic progress.

Key Details:

  • Permanent or long-term role: Take on a leadership position and have a lasting impact on students' educational experience.
  • Competitive salary: The salary for this position is competitive and will be determined based on your experience and qualifications.
  • Professional development opportunities: The school offers training and support to enhance your leadership and management skills.


  • Take a lead role within the cover team, ensuring effective deployment and coordination of cover supervisors and supply teachers.
  • Provide cover for absent teachers, delivering pre-prepared lessons and maintaining a positive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Leadership Team to develop and implement cover policies and procedures.
  • Support and mentor cover supervisors, providing guidance and feedback to ensure high-quality provision.
  • Liaise with teaching staff, ensuring the smooth running of lessons and maintaining effective communication.
  • Monitor student behaviour and engagement during cover lessons, maintaining a safe and inclusive learning environment.


  • Experience as a Cover Supervisor or similar role within a school setting.
  • Strong leadership and organisational skills, with the ability to coordinate cover provision effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with staff and students.
  • Confidence in delivering pre-prepared lessons across a range of subjects and year groups.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to manage changing schedules and cover requirements.
  • A passion for education and a commitment to supporting students' learning and development.


  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Playing a key role in ensuring students' continuity of learning and academic progress.

How to Apply:

If you are an experienced education professional seeking a leadership role as a Lead Cover Supervisor, we would love to hear from you! Please email your CV to sam.taylor@twrecruitment.com for more information or call 01727 236255 for a confidential conversation about the role and the school.

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