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Cover Supervisor (Walton High School)

Walton High School
Stafford, Staffordshire
Grade 7 £27,803 - £31,364 FTE
Closing date
18 Jul 2024


We are recruiting Cover Staff who are dedicated and engaged educators, who enjoy sharing their knowledge and skills with students. This post may be suitable for someone who wishes to pursue a career in teaching and wishes to gain further experience in the workplace, or someone who enjoys enabling students to learn and wants to play an integral role in supporting teaching and learning in a school. The successful candidates will have a wide range of knowledge about the subjects they are covering, and an interest in sharing that passion and enthusiasm with the students.


The right candidate will have the drive and ambition to demonstrate excellent practice within the classroom across the academy. They will put young people first and have the highest expectations of themselves, the pupils and others. Great interpersonal skills are key to effective classroom management as well as the ability to develop relationships with staff and pupils within the academy. They will be expected to supervise pupils carrying out pre-prepared exercises, when teaching staff are on short-term absence. The main role is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set and be expected to undertake a lunch time duty.


In return we offer competitive pay rates, an excellent local government pension scheme, the opportunity to work in a school with high aspirations for all its students, term time employment and no planning or marking requirements.  An educational background with a degree is preferred, as is an interest in working with young people aged 11-18.


Walton High School is an oversubscribed, high-achieving school.   It is situated in a pleasant residential area on the edge of Cannock Chase and enjoys an excellent reputation.


If you would like to take this opportunity to join our school, please visit our website at to download an application pack and return to     



Closing date: 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, 18th July 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed


We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier, should we receive sufficient applications prior to the above deadline.



This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from school or by visiting

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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