Cover Manager

Cover Manager


Job Description

Cover Manager

The School is a large and popular maintained school in Wakefield, near to the M1 and with excellent links to Sheffield, Leeds and Kirklees.

The school are often oversubscribed and are currently planning for a larger cohort entry that will see new capital building work and a potential 11-16 roll of 1,800 pupils.

Have you worked in a secondary school before? Do you have the knowledge of SIMS? Are you organised, self-motivated, proactive?

This role will include: Setting known and emergency cover using SIMs; Managing the cover team; Giving feedback about the quality of cover; Teaching cover lessons. Liaising with external supply, as required.

To be considered you will need to have good organisational skills, experience and knowledge of working in a school environment and be able to demonstrate confidence, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility. You must be able to communicate effectively with external supply agencies, if required.

The role of Cover Manager will require the chosen candidate to plan and organise daily cover for staff in absence. Within the role, there will be an element of acting as a Cover Supervisor, where you will be required to be involved with covering lessons where necessary. Within this circumstance, you will be required to engage the pupils and deliver lesson plans provided by the teacher whilst providing general supervision within the classroom.

Applications are welcome from candidates with previous experience/understanding in staff covering within an education environment, or from a cover supervisor/classroom-based background.

PK Education will offer you:

  • Fair rates of pay between £75-£85 per day, which are fully AWR compliant
  • A personal consultant who will work tirelessly to find you the work you want
  • Support with your CV and interview advice

PK education is committed to safeguarding and we work in line with the Safer Recruitment process. We are also committed to equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants.

If you would like to hear about other Wakefield SEMH Support roles please visit our website.

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