Cover Manager



Starting Salary: £18,500

Closing Date: 16th October 2022


We wish to recruit a Cover Manager with a positive and proactive approach to ensure the smooth and efficient deployment of cover arrangements for staff, ensuring lessons have cover when required. You will also be required to supervise the learning of whole classes during the short-term absence of the class teacher as they undertake the work set. The primary focus when supervising will be to ensure ongoing progress to learning, maintain behaviour and keep students on task.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible and have the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines. 

This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference to the lives of young people. Our school supports our students in aspiring to accomplish their desire to achieve by recognising their strengths of friendliness, honesty and creativity whilst encouraging them to develop resilience, an inquisitive nature and kindness.

The role can be fast paced and challenging so we are looking for someone who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to remain calm and professional under pressure.

This post is term time only commencing as soon as possible.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

St Dunstan's School is part of the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership (MNSP), a Multi-Academy Trust.

Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers.


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