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Vacancy for Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Permanent Post – Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm

Unqualified Teacher Payscale UQ1: £20,598

Required to commence as soon as possible

Ulverston Victoria High School is an exceptional school which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity.  Our students and their teachers work hard, seek to achieve the very highest standards in all they do and are respectful of each other and of their community.

We are seeking to employ a Cover Supervisor to supervise a range of classes in the short-term planned or unplanned absence of teachers, ensuring positive behaviour and engagement of students in lessons.

The Cover Supervisor will be clearly in tune with our values and our ethos of “children first” and will set high expectations and be a positive role model for students.  The successful candidate will be required to deliver set cover work to students, respond to students’ general questions, manage student behaviour to ensure a constructive learning environment and give feedback to the teacher on broad issues such as behaviour and progress and achievement within a lesson.

If you are a candidate who wants to develop your career in an exceptional school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please view the job description and person specification our school website for full details of the post.

Closing date for applications:     Friday 19th April at 9:00am.

Interviews will be held on:          To be confirmed.

Please provide a short covering letter together with a completed UVHS application form to the Headteacher, Mr Matthew Hardwick, at the following email address:

If you have any questions or queries relating to the application procedure, please do not hesitate to call Davinia Pybis on 01229 483900 or email

Please would applicants email a scanned copy of their passport with the completed application form.

Please note that UVHS does not accept CV applications.

Ulverston Victoria High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, Revised September 2023, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of employment vetting checks including an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, Teacher Prohibition Checks through the Teacher Regulation Agency, online vetting checks, suitable references, Proof of Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory pre-employment health check and professional qualifications.