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We are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor, whose role will be to cover short-term absence of teaching staff by taking sole charge of groups of students. Students will carry out pre-prepared work under your supervision.

The successful candidate will have:

  • NVQ3 or equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant post
  • GCSE English and Maths or equivalent numeracy and literacy
  • Experience of working with secondary students and motivating them to achieve their potential
  • Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of practices within an educational setting.

If you have the qualities required, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of Workington Academy and the MAT, then we would welcome an application from you.

The school is committed to safe recruitment procedures and applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS.


Post Title: Cover Supervisor

Responsible to: Assistant Headteacher

Permanent: 32 hours per week, term time (40 weeks)

Grade 5A £23,893 (pro rata £18,388)

Required from January 2024

Closing date for applications is 9:00am Friday 1st December 2023

Interviews to take place shortly after the closing date

Completed applications should be sent to

or posted to:

Mrs S McVeigh, Workington Academy, Stainburn Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 4EB