Cover Supervisor

Status: 32.5 hours per week, 192 days per year
Salary: Actual Salary £16,266 to 18,319 (FTE Salary £21,269 to £23,953)
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 8th June 2022, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is a popular and over-subscribed 11-16 High School in Rotherham with strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, Good school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly skilled Cover Supervisor who is able to provide cover supervision of students to ensure continued learning and access to learning resources across the curriculum in the absence of teaching staff. Is truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve and have high aspirations for the pupils’ success. Will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas to enhance pupils’ learning and create independence.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required for this post as our successful candidate need to demonstrate that they can build good rapport with staff and students alike. This post is also ideal for graduates with an interest in developing a career in teaching as the experience you can gain from this is first-hand.

 We Offer

A supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. A Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs. CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership.

  • All pupils and staff are provided with a chrome book.

We care about our pupils and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this; contributing to this culture and developing it further.  As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.


Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 8 June 2022 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held on Friday 10 June 2022.  Candidates must ensure that their referees are available and willing to provide a reference at short notice.  Please apply via our website

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)