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18 Oct 2022

Contract Cover Supervisor Southend on Sea Essex

4myschools – Posted by Jasmine.Purcell Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom

LSA – Colchester – Essex

Job Description

Cover Supervisor Southend on Sea Essex 

Vacancy Details: Cover Supervisor Southend on Sea Essex

Daily Supply Rate: £80 – £90 a day

  • Are you a Cover Supervisor looking for local work in Southend on Sea or surrounding areas of Essex?
  • Do you feel interested in either a full time or part-time positions or ad-hoc supply days?
  • Are you confident covering secondary school key stages in a supervisory capacity?
  • Have you considered working as a Cover Supervisor?

4myschools are currently recruiting for a friendly secondary school based in Southend on Sea. The school are looking for secondary Cover Supervisors to provide general cover in a number of subjects. You will supervise pupils carrying out pre-prepared exercises when teaching staff are on short-term absence. A cover supervisor’s main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set. The school would like their cover supervisors to have strong classroom and behaviour management, and to be prepared that each day will be different to the last!

This is on a daily supply basis, working from one day a week, up to 5 days a week depending on your availability. The School are a large comprehensive school who have a long tradition of high standards in the community. The school also have a high staff retention as they encourage their staff to enjoy what they are doing and members of the SLT are always on hand to offer support when needed.

As the ideal Cover Supervisor you will:

  • Have experience working in secondary schools; ideally in a mixture of key stages and subjects
  • Demonstrate positive behaviour management strategies
  • Be flexible and reliable to take on last minute bookings
  • Competent to manage your own diary, with a mixture of pre-booked supply days and morning calls
  • Be prepared for every day to be entirely different to the last!

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools have been supplying schools across the whole of East Anglia with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009. By joining us, you could be one of those candidates. You will be supported by a team of experts, some of which have been working within the education recruitment sector for over 20 years.

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard. We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year. The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements. This means we have robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards.

4myschools offers a choice of how you would like to be paid, which includes our PAYE with no weekly fees or employers tax costs passed onto you.

We also use a fantastic app called ‘updatedge’ which allows you to update your own availability; receive and apply to job offers instantly; and connect direct to hiring managers – all from your smart phone.  This gives you full flexibility to manage your own weekly calendar and pick up work when you want it.

Giving Back to Education

We believe that our business has the power to change lives. By joining us you will be making a difference to the schools that we work with and the children that you teach. You will also make a difference on an international level to areas of poverty in the developing world. Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education in developing countries.

You can find out more about our giving back on our website: 4myschools- Giving Back


Subject or Expertise : Cover Supervisor

Job Start Date: dd/mm/yyyy: ASAP

Closing Date for Applications: dd/mm/yyyy: N/A

School Contact Name and or contact telephone number for this role:: 01245353808

School Contact email address for this role::

Key Stage please select as appropriate: KS3, KS4 GCSE

How to Apply

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01245 353808

Job Categories: Cover Supervisor, Cover Supervisor Essex, Support Staff and Support Staff Essex. Job Types: Contract, Fixed Term, Full-Time, Job Share, Maternity Cover, Part-Time and Supply Support Staff. Job Tags: Education, Secondary, supply and Teacher.

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