Cover Supervisor

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Type of Position:Cover Supervisor
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Wednesday 21st February 2024

33 hours per week / 38 weeks per year (term time only) 

8am – 3:30pm – Monday to Friday

SCP8 £22,083 – SCP10 £22,761

Do you share our values of Respect, Equality for All, Support and Safety, Aspiration and Responsibility?  If so, come and join our diverse girls’ school enriching the lives of our amazing students and joining a committed and passionate Pastoral Team.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Cover Supervisor responsible for delivering prepared lessons and supervising whole class lessons during short term absence of teaching staff.   In addition to covering lessons, you may be asked to work with small groups of students within the SEND department, to support learning, behaviour and engagement with lessons. You will need the ability to motivate and enthuse others and be creative and committed to lifelong learning.  This position could suit a PGCE student who wants to spend some time in a school before taking up an ECT post next year.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms:  Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school.   We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• have excellent literacy and communication skills

• demonstrate a real commitment to the education of children and ideally have a proven track record of supporting learners

• be committed to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every child can succeed

• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

And in return we offer candidates:

• support, mentoring and training appropriate to the post

• a forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes

• the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the school, its students and families

• benefit from our Employee Assistance Programme (Wellbeing)

Candidates are encouraged to visit the School’s Virtual tour accessible via:

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

Appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS check.

How to apply: Application forms must be completed and are available from the school website: or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937 (During term time).   Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email to

Closing date:   Wednesday 21st February 2024

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*****Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy ***** 08th Nov 2023 Download
Application Form Non Teaching Support Role 07th Jun 2023 Download
Candidate Information Pack Cover Supervisor Nov 2023 30th Nov 2023 Download