Cover Supervisor

Salary scale E: £20,092–£22,183 pa; FTE £13,934–£15,381 pa pro-rata.
30 hours per week, term time only, plus 3 training days.
Required January 2021 or earlier.
Closing date: Tuesday 1 December 2020.

We are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to oversee classes of students aged 11–16 for which work has been set during the absence of the class teacher. The role will involve ensuring that the class is well managed and students work productively – also providing in class support when no cover is required. Other duties may include small group intervention. This role is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to gain further experience in a school environment as part of their career development and will offer invaluable experience to anyone wishing to pursue a career in teaching. The post, to add capacity to our cover team during the coronavirus pandemic, is initially until April 2021.

The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school. It has 1150 students on roll including 190 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting South West of Reading. The school received an exceptionally strong Ofsted report in June 2019. The school is a National Teaching School and the lead school for the Mobius Maths Hub.

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website or contact Mrs Lin Bailey, Business Support Manager, on or call 0118 983 2030.

Closing date: Tuesday 1 December 2020.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Gill Rimes, Senior Cover Supervisor.

The Willink School
School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire RG7 3XJ 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at

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