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Cover Supervisor Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

St Gregory's Catholic School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5435-24S
  • Posted:11/01/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 6, £20,997 (£17,083.92 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/01/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:Week of 1 February, 2022


We wish to appoint a Cover Supervisor. The successful applicant will cover classes during teacher absence and assist in other areas in the School as directed. We are looking for a proactive, confident and reliable candidate with excellent organisational and communication skills. 


The Role:

  • To cover lessons and be responsible for the whole class in the absence of the regular class teachers – this will involve delivering the set work, monitoring the class and making sure students are kept on task and behaving appropriately
  • To be visible on the corridor at times of lesson changes and to secure good behaviour
  • When not covering lessons, to support whole school administration as directed by the office manager
  • On a daily basis, cover supervision is likely to include:
  • Supervising work that has been set in accordance with the school policy
  • Managing the behaviour of students whilst they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive environment
  • Responding to any questions from students about process and procedures
  • Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies and procedures
  • Collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher
  • Reporting back as appropriate using the school’s agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of students during the class, and any issues arising

Information about the school

St Gregory’s is a mixed Catholic Secondary School, ages 11-18 with approximately 1370 students on roll. St. Gregory’s is an Outstanding School (Ofsted 2013) which aims to provide a caring and supportive environment in which each individual can flourish.

We firmly believe that there is no ceiling on achievement and that in each student there is the potential to succeed. St. Gregory’s is a place where young people are able to learn and enjoy school, developing their talents to the full. Aspirational targets are embraced by the whole school to ensure attainment and progress is consistently outstanding.

The school is in a rural setting on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells and within easy distance of a main line station. London and the South Coast are easily accessible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nusrat Wahid - HR Hub
  • Address:Reynolds Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9XL
  • Telephone: 01622 754551 Ext:196
  • Email: hr@sgschool.org.uk


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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).