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Cover Manager - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-702S
  • Posted:30/01/2023
  • Pay:KR5 Plus £2,500 allowance
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:06/02/2023 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The Team Cover Supervisors are an essential part of any team within the school. They both cover lessons at short notice and from time-to-time take on longer cover assignments. They have to confidently carry out lessons which cover the entire curriculum, from English to Science and Music to DT. Cover Supervisors need to be able to work closely with the Heads of Departments, who must ensure that the Cover Supervisor has sufficient information to deliver the lesson and make the experience meaningful for the students The role of the Cover Supervisor involves the supervision of pupils in learning activities, ensuring that the learning objectives set by the teacher are achieved and that good behaviour by the students is maintained throughout lessons. Appropriate records are to be maintained as required; enabling accurate feedback to be given to the teachers and pupils on the conduct of the lessons. Cover Supervisors provide support for the Student Services and Administration teams when they are not covering lessons.

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 2000 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success were thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre. A new science block and new English classrooms have been built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.