Vacancy: Cover Supervisor- Permanent (term time only plus all INSET days)

Cover Supervisor with an opportunity to teach Physical Education

  • Band/Grade: F £21,589-23,836 (pro rota)
  • Required as soon as possible
  • Contract: Permanent (term time only plus all INSET days)
  • Subject to a six month probationary period
  • Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 21st October 2019
  • Interview Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Do you want to be a teacher and need school specific experience? Cover supervision is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to gain classroom experience or those interested in pursuing a career in teaching. We will support any candidate with the relevant qualifications through QTS withina 12-18 month period. We will also give you the training and in school experience and support you with your PGCE/Schools Direct application.


Are you a PE graduate with QTS status and require a helping hand to make your first step towards securing a full time PE teaching position? We are looking to recruit someone who in year one can divide their school time between teaching aspects of PE/PSHE, undertaking cover and supporting the extra-curricular delivery of PE.

In year two, teaching commitments in PE will increase towards at least0.4. This is a real opportunity to not only join a well-established PE department but also make significant contributions to teaching and learning across several departmental areas.

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic colleagues to start as soon as possible. The successful candidate will supervise whole classes during short term absence of teachers, under the direction of the Deputy Headteacher. For a suitably experienced candidate there will also be opportunities to support the learning of students within PE and lead extra-curricular activities within the PE department, making your first steps towards teaching PE full time.

As a Cover Supervisor you will work during school hours and in addition to supervising the class you will oversee the completion of work, manage the behaviour of students and follow the Academy’s policies and procedures.

Applicants should be computer literate and possess GCSE passes (grade C or above) in English and Mathematics or equivalent. The successful candidate should be willing to undertake further professional development as appropriate.

Wingfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The post will require a DBS Disclosure check and references will be taken up prior to interview. If you require further details please contact Claire Wilkins (Deputy Headteacher) via our contact form .

A link to full job description, person specification and application form can be found below.

  • Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 21st October 2019
  • Interview Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

More information

  • Person Specification
  • Job Description
  • Application Form (online)