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Graduate Cover Supervisor

We are currently looking for dynamic graduates, with teacher training aspirations, to become Cover Supervisors at The Basildon Academies. 

Salary Range: Band 4 FTE £26,994 - £30,185. Actual starting salary £22,802 with performance-based yearly increments available.

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st August 2024 (In the first instance)

Working weeks: 39 weeks (Term Time) and Parent/Open evening as required.

Working Hours: 37 hours per week (08:00-16:00 Mon-Thurs and 08:00 – 15:30 Fri).

If you are a graduate and considering a career in teaching, a Cover Supervisor position could be the ideal way to gain classroom experience and decide if education is right for you. We have a commitment to ensuring the right candidates are supported and funded into a teacher training programme should positions become available in September 2024. We have an exceptional record in ensuring our trainee teachers find a teaching post with us on completion of their training.

We are looking for colleagues who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.

The successful candidate will cover lessons in their subject specialism for absent colleagues, ensuring student progress, and will need to demonstrate the same level of professionalism and dedication as teaching staff in order to succeed in this role.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be educated to degree level (Specialisms of English, Maths, Science and Humanities desirable but all subjects will be considered)
  • Have a genuine belief in the potential of every child
  • Have a flexible ‘can do’ attitude
  • A commitment to professional development
  • The self-confidence to support students in a classroom environment on your own

If you can enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress then please download and complete our application form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk -

Closing Date: Monday 18th December 2023
Position Available: January 2024 

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.