Cover Supervisor – Term Time Only

NJC Level 4A Points 11-15 (£25,979 – £27,803)

(Actual Salary for 33.75 hours: £20,269 – £21,692)  

Term time only (plus 5 training days)

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd September 2024.

Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.  Early application interviews may take place in August for the right candidate.  No agencies please.


We are seeking a Cover Supervisor to join our school.  Experience is not necessary as training will be given.

The successful applicant will supervise students to complete pre-set work in the absence of a teacher, creating and maintaining a purposeful learning environment.  They will also supervise students using the school library.

This role is term time only (plus 5 training days).  33.75 hours per week – 8am to 3.15pm, Monday to Friday.

We are a successful and high-achieving upper school based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links.  We are situated close to M1 Junction 12 and within walking distance to a train station with routes to London and the Midlands.

What makes Harlington Upper School special is the real sense of community that you can see and sense as you walk around the school. Each individual child is important to us, and our expectation is that all our students will develop and grow as young people as they make their journey as part of our community. The quality of teaching is strong, and our staff are talented, caring and dedicated.

We can offer:

  • Wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best.
  • A team of talented and highly committed staff.
  • A supportive working environment with excellent facilities.
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development.
  • A unique rural location in Central Bedfordshire.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager


Cover Supervisor - Term Time Only


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