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Cover Supervisor - Term Time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-396S
  • Posted:07/09/2021
  • Pay:Band D £19,723-£20,893
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/09/2021 at 17:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Cover Supervisor. The cover supervisor role provides classroom supervision and supports students learning during teaching staff absence and entails the covering of lessons (work is usually provided) and supporting the pastoral and academic work of the pupils.

We are looking to appoint someone who is adaptable, resilient, energetic and would suit someone looking to gain some experience and understanding of a career in education.  


Overall Responsibility:

  • To provide cover supervision for lessons,
  • To supervise the students to carry out the work left in accordance with the academy policy,
  • To assist in preparing the learning environment and the materials used therein,
  • To manage student behaviour to ensure a constructive working environment,
  • To respond to students about the work that has been set, providing students with generic support (e.g. literacy, numeracy, IT) to help them complete the set work,
  • To collect the work completed after the lesson and return it to an agreed person/place,
  • To ensure the room is left in good order at the end of the lesson,
  • To supervise the entry and departure of students in accordance with academy policy,
  • To record and report lesson attendance in accordance with academy policy,
  • To report back as appropriate using the academy’s agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of pupils during the class and any other issue arising, and
  • To deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the academy’s policies and procedures.


We are seeking a person with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the key Christian values of respect, truth, trust, integrity and love. The ability to demonstrate excellent classroom management skills with inspirational cover lessons is essential.

In return, we offer you a friendly and supportive environment and the chance to make a genuine difference to the amazing young people that make up our Academy community. 

If you have any other queries regarding this role please contact hr@thejohnwallisacademy.org 

Please note that the Academy is committed to Safer Recruitment Procedures. Appointment to positions in the Academy are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

The John Wallis Church of England Academy is a 0-19 Academy in Ashford, Kent.

The Academy provides an outstanding learning environment that ensures a wealth of opportunities for students to achieve their full potential, with a curriculum that engenders a love of learning; high attainment, helping students to become qualified, skilled and adaptable; a personalised learning approach, offering outstanding tutorial support; high expectations of all its students, irrespective of their ability or needs; a strong ethos of security, care and warmth for one another, increasing students self esteem and confidence; providing stepping stones to and from the community it serves.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.