Cover Supervisor

Employer: Upton-by-Chester High School
Salary: Grade 5
Location: Upton-by-Chester High School
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
Hours: 37 hours. 37 Hours per Week, 39 Weeks per Year.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 30/11/2023 at 12:00
Reference: SEC/23/261925


Cover Supervisors

 Required ASAP

 Grade 5 £23,893 - £25,979 (Pro rata £20,615-£22,922)

 Term Time plus 5 Inset Days

 37 hours per week over 39 weeks per year

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and adaptable Cover Supervisor to cover maternity leave within the team.  You will provide classroom management in the absence of a member of teaching staff plus other administrative and supervisory tasks. 

This is an excellent experience for graduates who are considering teaching and would like to work within an educational environment. This opportunity can also enhance your PGCE application and help you gain valuable experience. Previous experience as a Cover Supervisor, HLTA Assistant or Classroom Supervisor is an advantage.

The person we are looking for will be positive and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills and have the ability to motivate others. 

Full training will be given to suitably experienced applicants.


Download an application form from our website Electronic applications should be returned to CVs alone will not be accepted


CLOSING DATE: Thursday 30th November 2023

Please be advised there may be occasions, due to tight deadlines when we have to close a vacancy once we have sufficient applications.  Please submit your application early.


All post holders are subject to satisfactory clearances and suitable references, the successful applicant will be required to apply for clearance from DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service.  Further information can be found at


Our school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Procedure for Application:

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy you should complete the application form, giving the names and addresses of two referees, and submit a concise letter of application. This should be typed or word-processed and should include the following information:

  1. A brief outline of what you have achieved in your present post
  2. A statement about why you want this job.
  3. An indication of the strengths and expertise you could offer the school.

All points should address the detail in the person specification and other points made within the information sent to candidates.

Candidates are kindly requested not to submit a CV instead of the application form. Additional sheets may be attached to the back of the application form if there is insufficient space.

Completed applications should be returned to Mr L Cummins (Headteacher), to arrive no later than midday Thursday 30th November 2023.

Please be advised there may be occasions, due to tight deadlines when we have to close a vacancy once we have sufficient applications.  Please submit your application early.


Ensure that you put the correct postage on the envelope as this could result in your application not being considered due to late arrival. Please note that we will only consider applications submitted on the Cheshire West and Chester application form.

Interviews are planned to take place during the following week. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of this date, regretfully you must assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, in which case the Governors would like to thank you for your time and your interest in the school.

Please note that we are happy to arrange risk-assessed informal visits for prospective candidates before short-listing has taken place, also if you wish to have an informal discussion about the post in advance of your application, or if you require any further details, please contact Mrs S Lloyd, HR Manager

Tel:     01244 259800




Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed


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