Plumpton College

Cover Supervisors Required Across All Curriculum Areas

Plumpton, Lewes
£15.19 per hour + £1.96 holiday pay
24 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a pool of dedicated cover supervisors to support across the College to cover staff absence on a short- or medium-term basis and at times short notice. Bank and Full Time, Fixed Term Contracts are available for immediate starts.

If you hold a teaching qualification or relevant teaching experience and have a passion for supporting our students on an ad hoc basis then we would love to hear from you.

Cover lessons will have work fully set and planned, ready for your arrival. The role of a Cover Supervisor is to support a mixture of classes across a variety of subject areas during the absence of the regular class Teacher. Although you may not be a subject specialist, ensuring the students are kept on task is most important and good classroom management is a must.


  • Be able to supervise students and establish a constructive and safe atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Promote positive values, attitudes and workplace ready behaviour.
  • Relevant qualification (at level 3 or above, degree preferable), inc. GCSE Maths, English
  • Well organised
  • Ability to support students and keep them on task
  • Motivated to work with students/young people.
  • This position is subject an Enhanced DBS

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. 

 If you are interested in being added to our dedicated cover team please submit an application form to .

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.