Cover Supervisor

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Cover Supervisor to work in Secondary Schools across Birmingham, to teach whole classes during short-term absences of teachers, small group support and the supervision of breaks.

Working for Flourish Education allows you to work where and when you want, providing you with a great work-life balance!

The Secondary schools are looking for a Cover Supervisor on a day-to-day basis to work with students of mixed ability. We are looking for someone to make a significant difference in their education and provide them with the tools they need to succeed.

As this is a day-to-day Cover Supervisor role you will be expected to:

  • Deliver lessons and work set out by the regular Teacher.
  • Create a motivating learning environment within the classroom.
  • To manage behaviour in the classroom as per the school behaviour policy.
  • Mark students’ work in line with the school’s marking policy at the end of every day, when required.

To apply for this Cover Supervisor role, you will need:

  • A Degree or a Level 3 Qualification.
  • Experienced working with Children/Students in an education setting.
  • Knowledge of Secondary Curriculum is desirable.
  • Excellent behaviour and classroom management skills
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and follow school and Trust policies including the staff code of conduct.
  • Contract references from all employment in the last 24 months

Our Promise to You!

We promise that we will never pressure you into working and will only offer you supply work, where and when you want it, allowing you to fit work around your other commitments – giving you a great work-life balance.

As well as only working the days you want to work, in schools you will love and up to £100 welcome to the team bonus; working as an English Teacher for Flourish Education also offers you other excellent benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary- Day rate of £85 to £120 per day, depending on experience. This equates to £16,575 to £23,400 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Weekly pay
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free KCSIE-compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus paid automatically after working 10 days
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.


We currently work with a variety of secondary schools and academies in Birmingham including Bordesley Green, Lozells, Handsworth, Saltley, Tysley, Balsall Heath, Erdington, Sheldon, Acocks Green, Hall Green, Lea Hall, Castle Perry Barr, Great Barr and Kingstanding.

If are an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor and this seems like the right role for you. Please apply now or call Mariam for more information.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.

Join the Flourish Team

We are currently recruiting for Primary Teachers, Secondary Subject Teachers, Early Career Teachers (ECT), Teaching Assistants (TA’s), Heads of Department, Learning Support Practitioners, Learning Support Assistants, Head Teachers, Assistant Principals, Senior Leadership Team (SLT) members, experienced School Administrators, Bursars, Caretakers and Lunchtime Supervisors to join our team across the West Midlands.