Cover Supervisor

Grade: Grade 7 Point 12 Actual salary £19,719

Contract: Permanent 

Closing date: Monday 11 March 2024

Start date: Immediate

Hours: 8am – 3.35pm Monday to Friday 

8am – 2pm Friday 

50 minutes for lunch 

Term time plus 5 training days 

The Manor Drive Secondary Academy is a brand new, over subscribed school in the north of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. The school is very much the centre of the local community and is situated amongst a thriving new housing estate. We welcomed the first cohort of 120 Year 7 students in September 2022. Manor Drive is an ideal place to enhance your career, in a small team with high expectations. Whilst being an innovative and dynamic Academy, we have traditional values and high standards both for our students and staff. Staff are extremely supportive with ambitions of exceptional outcomes for all. 

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join our highly successful team where students are paramount. The post entails supervising lessons when teachers are absent and assisting with the development of learning resources for such lessons. The role would include monitoring staff absence calls and ensuring lessons are covered sufficiently during the day. The role is busy and varied, you will work across many subject areas.

Training will be provided prior to commencement of the role. Strong personal qualities such as confidence, integrity and presence are sought in addition to good ICT skills. Consistent and effect communication are required together with the ability to use your own initiative. 


  • The rare and exciting opportunity to work in a brand new school and be part of something from early in the school journey
  • Strong focus on student and staff wellbeing 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Laptop
  • Free staff parking
  • Use of staff room space
  • Staff wellbeing hub
  • Staff gym 

Full details and how to apply can be found in the application pack below. We welcome questions from prospective applicants, please contact, Penny Noble by email: We reserve the right to close the job advert early should we receive a high number of applications.

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 11 March 2024

Manor Drive Secondary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments involve regulated activity and are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, Barred Check List and two successful references. Online searches are carried out on all shortlisted candidates.