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Cover Supervisors
  • Employer: Lister Community School
  • Reference: Sec/22/220055
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 16:48 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 04/01/2023, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24,561 - £25,451 per year (NJC Scale 6 (Actual pro rata salary per annum.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lister Community School, Newham

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Cover Supervisors

Cover Supervisors


36 hours per week, term time only

Salary: NJC Scale 6 - £24,561 to £25,451 (Actual pro rata salary per annum. Additional salary available depending on long service assessment) - pay award pending

Start times: Monday and Wednesday 8:10am to 3:10pm

All other days: 8:20am to 3:10pm

Additional hours to be deployed through arrangement

We are seeking to appoint skilled, enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Cover Supervisors to join the cover team at Lister Community School as soon as possible. Your main responsibility will be to provide cover for classes, supervising and delivering pre-prepared activities. You will cover whole classes in the absence of a teacher and report to the Cover Manager. You will need strong classroom management skills or the ability to develop them quickly. You will also need to demonstrate confidence, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility. The post would suit graduates who have an interest in pursuing a future career in teaching or individuals who have previous experience of working with children. You must be able to communicate and negotiate effectively with external supply agencies, if required.

 About Lister Community School

An exceptional school: Lister Community School is a large 11-16 Academy at the heart of its community and part of the Newham Community Learning Trust. Our vision is to provide a world class international education for young people in Newham. We believe our young people have the right to the same quality of teaching and range of opportunities as at any school in the country, and our ethos is one of continuous improvement, with a focus on strong partnerships and staff development. Over the last ten years we have significantly raised academic standards and are now the school of choice for our local community. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS checks. 

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Cover Supervisor then an application form can be downloaded directly from the TES website.

Completed applications must be returned by email to:

Closing Date: 9am on Wednesday 4th January 2023.

Please note that applications will be reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close the advert early depending on the volume of applications we receive. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process. 

Please note: We do not have parking facilities on site.