Cover Supervisor - SEN School

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameChloe Brown

Job description

We are currently working with an amazing SEN Secondary Schools across the borough of Greenwich who are seeking Cover Supervisor.

This role offers you the opportunity to build up your experience in SEN Secondary schools and work flexibly around your schedule.


  • Cover and supervise pre-planned lessons across a variety subjects.
  • Manage pupils' behaviour and ensure they understand the expectations of the lessons.
  • Support and guide pupils with the pre-set work to ensure they reach their full potential.
  • To supervise lessons for absent teachers.
  • To allocate, explain and oversee cover work set.
  • To report to the relevant Cover Manager any deficiencies with cover work set to include quality or appropriateness of cover.
  • To offer general assistance to students in completing cover work in class.
  • To follow the academies in class behaviour management and referral systems.
  • To organize the days lessons efficiently in advance so that they run as smoothly as possible.
  • When not engaged in carrying out cover, to undertake administrative or student support duties at the direction of the line manager or the relevant Vice Principal.
  • Occasional supervision of post-16 students in their study base.
  • To take registers in all lessons and promptly report any in lesson absences.
  • To liaise directly with teachers to ensure cover lessons are delivered to a high quality.


  • Previous experience working with KS3 and KS4 pupils - this can include experience outside of schools (youth mentor, instructor, club leaders etc)
  • Holds a QTS
  • Display confident classroom management and behaviour strategies.
  • Flexible with travel
  • Be resilient, reliable, and adaptable to changing environments.
  • Have a passion for education and helping students.

If you are interested in this role please contact Chloe @ Remedy Education on 0204 505 5463 or