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A Day in the Life of a Cover Supervisor



Gain a valuable insight into the role of a cover supervisor as we spend a day with Caroline Hayward at The Ridings High School in South Gloucestershire to see what her job entails.

Teaching staff in secondary schools are currently limited to providing a maximum of 38 hours of cover for their absent colleagues. But with this level and type of cover expected to fall, how are schools coping?

Observe how Caroline manages to divide her time between providing cover for teaching colleagues and working as a faculty administrative assistant. She tackles everything from administration duties to teaching French language, demonstrating how this system can benefit both staff and pupils.

Published : May 2008

15 mins


Secondary Administrative and Support Staff


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