Situation Vacant – Cover Manager

25 hours per week, term time only (07.30am to 12:00pm, Monday to Friday, with availability from 06.30am – 07.00am to take calls and book agency staff)£13,994.38 per annum. Starting 1 September 2024

Option to work up to 14 additional hours per week as a Cover Supervisor, on same pay rate.

You will be responsible for effectively managing the daily cover of both planned and unplanned teacher absences, using our team of cover supervisors and agency supply teachers where necessary, in order to ensure that cover is organised to maximise students’ learning and to minimise interruption to effective teaching and learning.

Securing high quality supply teachers means starting early. You should be available to pick up messages from teachers and call agencies from 6.30am, and be in school from 07.30am to 12:00pm.

A well organised administrator, you should be a good team player with the ability to manage a variety of different priorities, often at the same time. Experience of dealing with confidential information is essential. Experience of SIMS or other similar databases is desirable.

With an approachable, friendly manner, you should be flexible, resilient and able to relate to young people in a positive way.

For further details and an application form please contact us or visit the school website.  A Gillotts application form must be completed in all cases. Full training and support will be given.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 24 June 2024

Interviews will be on Thursday 27 June 2024

Gillotts is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.


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