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Accelerate Teaching

Cover Supervisor

Reference: 276e296e-61e2-4618-8eec-0ed9cc25770b
Employer: Accelerate Teaching
Location: Wakefield
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Accelerate Teaching is excited to present an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Cover Supervisor to join a dynamic and thriving Secondary School in Wakefield. We are seeking a dedicated individual who is passionate about education and committed to fostering an engaging learning environment.

About the Role:

As a Cover Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the continuity of education for students during teacher absences. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering pre-prepared lessons: Ensuring students remain on task and engaged with the set curriculum.
  • Classroom management: Upholding the school’s behaviour policies and creating a positive, respectful atmosphere.
  • Supporting student learning: Providing assistance and guidance to students to help them achieve their full potential.
  • Liaising with staff: Communicating effectively with teachers and school leadership to ensure smooth lesson transitions and address any issues that arise.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and career progression within a supportive environment.
  • Collaborative Culture: Work within a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to educational excellence.
  • Inspiring Work Environment: Be part of a school community that values innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement.


To be successful in this role, you should possess:

  • Relevant Experience: Previous experience working as a Cover Supervisor or in a similar educational role.
  • Strong Communication Skills: The ability to effectively interact with students, staff, and parents.
  • Adaptability: The capability to manage different classroom situations with confidence and ease.
  • Organisational Skills: Efficient in planning and executing tasks to ensure a seamless educational experience for students.

Essential Qualities:

  • Enthusiasm for Education: A genuine passion for contributing to the academic and personal development of young people.
  • Reliability: Dependable and punctual, with a strong work ethic.
  • Resilience: The ability to handle challenges and remain composed under pressure.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on this rewarding role and make a significant impact on students’ educational journeys, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the position to .

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