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Job Title - Cover Supervisor

Salary - WPT Band 5 £26873 - £28770 (£21749 - £23285 pro-rata)

Hours - 34 hours per week, term time only

Contract Type - Permanent

Positions - 1

Location - Wickersley Partnership Trust

To commence - As soon as possible


Who we are

We’re Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT) - a multi-academy trust with eight primary schools, five secondary schools, one sixth form and one Central Team under our umbrella.

We’re dotted across Rotherham, South Yorkshire with one school based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

At WPT, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to send all children into an ever-changing world, able and qualified to play their full part in it. To give them the best educational experience possible, we recognise the importance of investing in and supporting our colleagues.

And that starts with finding the right person for the job!


Join Our Team as a Cover Supervisor! 

Are you a confident and adaptable individual with a passion for supporting students in their learning journey? Do you thrive in dynamic environments and excel at maintaining a positive and productive classroom atmosphere? If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our trust as a Cover Supervisor!

As a Cover Supervisor, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring continuity of learning in the absence of the classroom teacher across our 5 secondary schools. Your ability to deliver pre-prepared activities, manage classroom dynamics, and provide constructive feedback will contribute to the smooth running of the school day and the ongoing success of our students.

 Key Responsibilities Include: 

Delivering activities that have been prepared by the classroom teacher and supervising self-directed learning to ensure that learning is not disrupted by the teacher's absence, and the curriculum continues to be delivered successfully.

Setting up the classroom appropriately, ensuring the correct resources are available to deliver the learning activities efficiently, while giving consideration to health and safety guidelines.

Providing immediate, informal feedback to pupils to ensure that they continue to perform to a high standard, offering support and encouragement as needed.

Managing pupil behaviour and dealing with any immediate problems to ensure that learning activities run smoothly and pupil safety is maintained at all times.

Providing feedback and returning any completed work to the classroom teacher so that any further action or follow-up can be conducted promptly.

 ***Closing Date - Noon, Wednesday 19th June 2024***

Join Our Team and Make a Difference!

If you're ready to step into a pivotal role in supporting student learning and ensuring the smooth operation of the classroom in the absence of the teacher, we invite you to apply for the position of Cover Supervisor. Together, let's empower students to continue their educational journey uninterrupted and create a positive and nurturing learning environment. Apply now and become an essential part of our dedicated team!

For further information and to apply, please visit our recruitment website:


For more information about Wickersley Partnership Trust, including the benefits of working for us, please visit our main website:


We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to teaching, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.


In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at


Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**


**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:


  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned