Cover Supervisor

Sir Robert Pattinson Academy, Moor Lane, North Hykeham, Lincoln, LN6 9AF

Job Category
Schools - Support
Job Location(s)
North Hykeham
Scale 4 (SCP 7-11) 15,069 - 16,311 pro rata
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Cathy Bishop
Contact Phone Number
01522 882020
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Required: As Soon As Possible

Sir Robert Pattinson Academy is an 11 – 18 comprehensive school recently judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted due to the education and opportunities provided to pupils enabling them to flourish within a calm and caring environment. The school is situated on an extensive, beautiful site offering purpose built facilities.

What we need:

We are seeking to recruit a Cover Supervisor to support the day to day cover requirements across the Academy during the short term absence of teachers. You will work under the guidance of teaching staff, and within an agreed system of supervision, to cover a wide variety of lessons across all key stages, and implement pre-set work programmes with individuals/groups in or out of the classroom. This includes managing the behaviour of students in line with the Academy’s Behaviour Policy, and promoting a positive learning environment.

When no cover is required, you will be expected to support administration tasks.

This post offers an opportunity for those considering a career in teaching to gain valuable experience.

Hours are 37 hours per week, term time only.

Are you right for the role?

Do you have:

  • Minimum of GCSE English and Maths or equivalent qualification
  • Good working knowledge of ICT
  • High expectations of students to enable motivation and challenge
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, and be flexible and resourceful
  • A positive, ‘can do’ attitude

We can offer you:

  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Access to a hot or cold lunchtime meal during term time, plus a breakfast club and coffee shop
  • Free on site car parking and secure cycle store
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory health scheme and Employee Assistance programme
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Comprehensive Covid-19 risk assessment and operating guidelines

Further details and application forms available from:

Tel:  01522 882020  or


Closing date: 12:00 noon on Monday 07 December 2020

Interviews: Monday 14 December 2020

Sir Robert Pattinson Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We operate Enhanced DBS and safeguarding procedures.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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