Cover Manager

  • Basildon
  • £143 - £224 per day
  • Contract

Posted April 26, 2024

Position: Cover Manager
Start date: 13th May

End date: 31st May

Location – Billericay

The role:

  • The primary focus of the role will be to implement staff cover and maintain good order and to keep students on task in the classroom ensuring they progress through the planned curriculu
  • To organise the planning, co-ordinate and allocate daily cover arrangements for planned and unplanned staff absences throughout the schoo
  • Coordinate the daily work for cover supervisors and supply agency staff to ensure instructions for the lessons and seating plans are provided.
  • To supervise whole classes in the classroom during the short-term absence of teachers with agreed lesson plans in place.
  • To work with and supervise individuals and groups of students under the direction/instruction of teaching and senior staff, inclusive of specific individual learning needs, enabling access to learning for all pup
  • Update staff absence procedures and cover section of staff induction pack annually and circulate to all staf
  • Compilation and management of daily cover supply packs making sure they are compliant with school policies and GD
  • Production of statistical reports, analysis and termly costings in relation to staff cover and absence data as required by SLT to achieve best value and benchmarkin
  • Responsible for reviewing effectiveness of cover management systems to improve safeguarding and increase efficienc
  • Monitoring daily cover to ensure effectiveness in the classroom in relation to behaviour management and delivery of set lessons to promote a safe and calm learning environ
  • Ensuring all cover staff are compliant with school policies and procedur
  • Responsible for all admin processes related to cover supply and staff absenc
  • To provide admin support in the school office as requir

The applicant:

  • Will be able communicate effectively key staff members.
  • Will adhere to professional education guidelines.
  • Be committed to the school’s objectives and their ethos by following school policies such as behaviour.
  • Must be reliable and responsible with good time management skills.
  • Previous cover manager experience is required.


  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Weekly pay.

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Please note: In accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ all candidates must have a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure to work in a school or nursery. If a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service is not held, we will require you to complete a new DBS application. Suitable candidates must hold right to work in the UK.

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