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14 Jan 2022

Full-Time Cover Supervisor Attleborough Norfolk

4myschools – Posted by willoughby.adam Attleborough, England, United Kingdom

Cover Supervisor Attleborough Norfolk

Job Description

Cover Supervisor Attleborough Norfolk

The Role

Old Buckenham High School are seeking to appoint 2 inspiring and energetic individuals for the role of Cover Supervisor. As a Cover Supervisor you will supervise whole classes to cover absences of teachers. As well as to allow teachers to carry out professional duties and training. Cover Supervisors will give instructions for the lesson, as provided by the teacher. Keeping students on tasks while maintaining good order. Cover Supervisors will respond to general questions and provide general feedback to the teacher.

Old Buckenham High School feel passionately about promoting reading within our school as we recognise its importance in students achieving across the curriculum. In addition to being an excellent form of escapism. Anyone with a passion for reading themselves, an interest in teenage fiction and the school library would be perfect for the post. If you are interested in the post, but have other passions, we are always keen to explore how we can broaden our students’ experiences. If you want to work in a rewarding post where you are challenged and every day is different, then we want to hear from you.


The qualifications and previous experience required for a Cover Supervisor are:

  • A good level of literacy and numeracy;
  • Be educated to at least A-Level (or equivalent) standard;
  • A degree level qualification, or equivalent, would also be an advantage; however, candidates with relevant experience should not be discouraged from applying.

Job Specification

The Cover Supervisor is responsible to the Assistant Headteacher to supervise whole classes to cover absences of teachers and to allow teachers to carry out professional duties and training. Cover supervisors will give instructions for the lesson, as provided by the teacher, and keep students on tasks while maintaining good order. Cover supervisors will respond to general questions and provide general feedback to the teacher.

The post-holder will be expected to wear appropriate business attire.  All staff will be supplied with appropriate Staff ID. This must be worn at all times to ensure that students, staff and visitors are able to identify employees.

Person Specification

  • The ability to communicate clearly and tactfully using appropriate methods and an awareness of the impact of your own communication on others.
  • Able to maintain positive relationships with all and able to work as an effective and flexible part of a team; willing to change methods of work and routines to benefit the team.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for your own actions; the ability to prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and accept challenges.
  • Have the personality and presence required to carry out required duties effectively.
  • Have a good rapport with young people and be able to act as a positive role model to them;


With this role you will be paid 38 weeks per year. you will be working 32.5 hours per week from Monday – Friday 08:10 – 15:30, with 50 minutes unpaid break. Holiday pay entitlement is included in the pro rata salary for the post and there is no entitlement to take holidays during term-time.  The salary includes an additional 5.32 to 6.28 weeks as holiday pay. You will be expected to work on all published CPD Days that fall on your normal working days.  Any additional time required for CPD can be claimed on a timesheet.


All staff must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people.  The School reserves the right to withdraw offers of employment where checks or references are deemed unsatisfactory.

The Job Description will be reviewed annually as part of Old Buckenham High School’s Performance Management programme.

About the school

Old Buckenham High School is a small/medium-sized high school set in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside. We currently have around 560 students aged between 11 and 16 years. They are committed to ensuring that we provide all our students with an inspiring and challenging learning experience based around excellent teaching, high quality pastoral care, guidance and support. Our school is firmly built upon a strong and positive community ethos of mutual respect and high standards for all. The school will use the curriculum, pastoral support programme, wider life of the school and local and wider community to comprehensively and positively promote the key fundamental British values. It is our intent to have high success rates in terms of academic achievement.

Old Buckenham are efficient in delivery and cost effective providing diverse and rich experiences. These develop students academically, socially and culturally to ensure they are fit for the 21st Century, responding to the local, regional, national and global challenges. Our strong leadership team and continuous improvement approach was recognised by Ofsted. In our last inspection where we were rated as ‘Good’ in all aspects.

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Job Categories: Cover Supervisor Norfolk. Job Types: Full-Time and Part-Time. Salaries: Main Pay Scale.

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