Cover Supervisor

Job Description, Person Specification


Teacher Application Form

Non-teacher Application Form





Cover Supervisor - MRS 01/20
Required for As soon as possible

28 hours 45 mins per week (5.45 hours per day)
Term time plus 5 Training days
Pay scale: NJC Level 3A points 5-7
Starting point 5 £12771.71 actual per annum


We wish to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join our committed and supportive team.

The post holder will carry out Cover Supervision for absent teachers informing students of the work they have been set, ensuring that the resources left are appropriately distributed, offering advice and support where possible and maintaining good order and discipline in the classroom in line with our behaviour policy. This position does not involve the preparation or delivery of lessons.
A full induction and training programme will be provided.

We are committed to the protection and safety of our students and the successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. All applicants are required to be aware of the Prevent Strategy and be able to protect students who are vulnerable or at risk of being radicalised. The successful applicant will be required to be aware of the Safeguarding Policy at Mark Rutherford School and be responsible for applying that policy correctly and in a timely manner to safeguard the students in the school.

Job Description and Person Specification can be found on our website

Please return your completed application form to

Closing date for applications:  7am on Monday 2nd November 2020

Interview: Week commencing Monday 9th November 2020

Please note: previous applicants need not apply


Mark Rutherford School
Wentworth Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire Mk41 8PX
Telephone 01234 290200 : Fax 01234 290236 : Email: