Trainee Cover Supervisor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1160180336-2
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Vision for Education - Huddersfield
  • Location: Huddersfield, Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £400 to £450 Per Week
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Cover Supervisor


£400-£450 per week (salary is depending on experience and/or qualifications)

November 2023-Ongoing

Are you passionate about making a difference in education? Are you a recent graduate or a teaching assistant looking to take the next step in your career? We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Cover Supervisor to join our team and contribute to the success of secondary schools in the region.

As a Cover Supervisor you will be responsible for leading lessons of approximately 30 pupils in the absence of the class teacher. You will cover classes across the full range of secondary school subjects, but don't worry, you are not expected to be a subject specialist in each area. The lesson will always be planned, and this will be provided in advance. It is your role as the Cover Supervisor to facilitate the classes learning, management classroom behaviour, record accurate registers, and provide a handover to the absent teacher. Successful Cover Supervisors are adaptable, flexible, motivated, confident and organised, they have a passion for education and supporting young people.

This role provides a great opportunity to gain experience of working within a Secondary school prior to applying to Initial Teacher Training. Although previous experience of working in a Secondary School is desirable it is not essential.

If you are new to the role, you will be offered a comprehensive Cover Supervisor Training Programme to equip you with the skills you need. Visit our website to find out more about our Cover Supervisor Training Programme.


The desired Trainee Cover Supervisor will have:

  • A degree or equivalent education
  • A willingness to learn
  • A natural leader and someone with confidence to lead a lesson in the absence of the class teacher
  • A passion for education and providing the highest possible level of support to young people

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability)
  • Social and networking events
  • Pension contributions
  • CPD to help with your professional development
  • Access to a dedicated consultant

About us

We are a market-leading education supply agency committed to the development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high quality educators.

We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

If you are a Trainee Cover Supervisor who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Secondary Education team on (phone number removed).