Cover Supervisor Okehampton College, Okehampton, Devon

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and flexible Cover Supervisor to facilitate students’ learning across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 during the short-term absence of teachers. You will be required to:

• supervise whole classes to assist pupils in undertaking pre-planned learning activities.
• to provide cover supervision in the classroom to support for teachers, exam invigilation
• undertake some administrative duties.

Proven experience of working with young people in a learning environment is essential, as is Level 2 Numeracy/Literacy skills and NVQ 3 for TAs, or equivalent qualification.

We are at a very exciting stage of development, achieving success in many areas. If you feel you have the skills and abilities to undertake the role of Cover Supervisor, we would love to hear from you.

Full time and part-time hours will be considered and we may be able to offer some teaching in addition to the Cover Supervisor role for applicants with suitable qualifications.

All schools within The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).
For further details and to download an application pack please visit our website or email

Essential educational requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSE Grade A*-C, including English and Mathematics, or equivalent qualification

Essential qualifications

Excellent IT skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft software packages

Essential skills and experience

Proven experience of working in an educational environment or with young people.
Ability to provide classroom cover in the absence of the class teacher
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with young people and colleagues.
Excellent literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
The ability to work within College policies, procedures and expectations.
The ability to prioritise workloads and to work to given deadlines.
Excellent communication skills.
Confident verbal communicator with the skills to communicate with students of all ages and abilities in order to improve their learning and achievement.

About Okehampton College

Mill Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW
Okehampton College website (opens in a new window)