Cover Supervisor


Hours: 37 term time only (39 weeks per year) 

Contract: Permanent, Term time only

Location: St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy

Sunlaws Street, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 8DR


Start Date: As soon as possible

St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced Cover Supervisor to join our busy, hardworking team.


We are seeking to appoint a committed Class and Pupil Manager who will work as part of a very effective and well supported team of cover teachers. 


The position requires the delivery of pre-prepared lessons to pupils in class across a range of subjects during the short-term absence of their normal class teacher, work under the guidance of teachers and/or members of the school Leadership Team and within an agreed system of supervision.


You will be expected to support individuals and groups of pupils to enable access to learning, which could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas, and act as an examination invigilator, when required. To provide administrative support for the school when not required for cover invigilation.


You must possess as minimum qualifications GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent English and Mathematics and have experience of working with young people aged 11-19 years.


St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school situated in the thriving town of Glossop, Derbyshire. It is part of the newly formed Catholic Multi Academy Trust; St Ralph Sherwin.

A smaller than average secondary school, St Philip Howard currently has 480 pupils on roll and is growing rapidly. St Philip Howard is on a journey to outstanding and since the Academy opened in September 2015 has gone from strength to strength. The recent Inspections which took place in 2018 have confirmed this.


Ofsted inspected the Academy in January 2018. Inspectors acknowledged the hard work and commitment of the Senior Leadership Team, Staff and Governors.


Visits to the school are encouraged and appointments can be made by calling Vicky on 01457 853611.


This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.


How to apply


For more information regarding the role, please click on the link to the application pack, job description and person specification below.


To apply, please complete a support staff application form and return to vacancies@srscmat.co.uk by the closing date.


Closing date:    Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 12noon


Interviews:   As soon as possible after the closing date