Secondary School Cover Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 41560
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £18.45 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Holiday pay
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Rosie Stahelin

Job Description

Secondary School Cover Supervisor / Instructor

Are you seeking a rewarding role in education? Consider becoming a Cover Supervisor / Instructor with Stafflex Education for the 2024/25 school year!

Stafflex Education collaborates closely with secondary schools across Huddersfield, Kirklees, Calderdale, and Wakefield, actively seeking versatile Cover Supervisors / Instructors for flexible day-to-day, short-term, and long-term assignments starting in September 2024.

What Does a Cover Supervisor / Instructor Do?

As a Cover Supervisor / Instructor, you play a pivotal role in maintaining classroom continuity during short-term teacher absences. Your responsibilities include:

  • Managing classroom dynamics to ensure students stay focused on assigned tasks.
  • Implementing school policies and procedures effectively.
  • Responding to student queries and managing behaviour to foster a positive learning environment.
  • Supporting students across various subjects and providing general academic guidance.

This role is ideal for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in teaching or those seeking valuable classroom experience.

Why Choose Stafflex Education?

  • Competitive pay aligned with recommendations from the School Teachers' Review Body.
  • Weekly (BACS/PAYE) pay through our reliable in-house payroll system.
  • Separate holiday pay to facilitate well-deserved breaks.
  • Guidance and support from our team of experienced educators.
  • Access to the Stafflex Hub web app for streamlined communication and access to training resources.
  • 24/7 telephone support for continuous assistance.
  • Local assignments tailored to your preferences for convenience.


  • Recent experience within an educational setting.
  • Minimum of Level 3 qualification or equivalent.
  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to adapt quickly.
  • Strong behaviour management skills to effectively handle diverse classroom scenarios.
  • Passionate about making a positive impact on student learning.
  • Comprehensive CV covering your employment history for the past 10 years, with explanations for any gaps.
  • Compliance with Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, and Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable), in accordance with safeguarding policies.
  • Legal right to work in the UK and willingness to attend a face-to-face registration interview.

At Stafflex, we prioritise building strong relationships with our Cover Supervisors / Instructors and partner schools, ensuring continuous support throughout your career journey. With over two decades of experience, we pride ourselves on being a family-run, independent agency known for our friendly, transparent, and ethical approach.

Ready to embark on a rewarding journey in education? Contact us at 01484 351010 to discover more about Stafflex and how we can empower your career.

Stafflex Education is committed to equal opportunities and operates as both an Education Recruitment Agency and Business. Candidates undergo thorough compliance procedures, including enhanced DBS and reference checks, to uphold our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.