Cover Coordinator

  • £120 - 160 per day
  • Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary to Permanent

Job Title: Cover Coordinator

Location: Preston, Secondary School

Daily Rate: From £120, Negotiable Depending on Experience

Start Date: September 2024

Are you an experienced Cover Supervisor or Teacher looking to step into a more strategic role that combines classroom-based responsibilities with organisational duties? Spencer Clarke Group is seeking a dynamic and organised Cover Coordinator to join a prestigious secondary school in Preston.

This full-time position, starting in September, offers a unique opportunity to manage the school's daily cover needs while also actively engaging in classroom supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and coordinate daily cover for absent teaching staff.
  • Contact and liaise with external agencies to book suitable cover staff.
  • Act as an internal Cover Supervisor, stepping into classrooms to ensure continuity of learning and effective classroom management.
  • Deliver pre-planned lessons and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Maintain accurate records of cover requirements and assignments.
  • Communicate effectively with school leadership and staff to manage cover arrangements.
  • Support the development and implementation of efficient cover systems and processes.


  • Proven experience as a Cover Supervisor or Teacher in a secondary school setting.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and handle high-pressure situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships with staff and agencies.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to manage changing daily demands.
  • A passion for education and the ability to engage and motivate students in the classroom.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive daily rates starting from £120, with negotiable terms based on experience.
  • A full-time role with the potential to go permanent starting in September.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and professional environment.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the smooth running of the school, both administratively and in the classroom.

At Spencer Clarke Group, we are dedicated to matching talented education professionals with rewarding opportunities. If you are an experienced Cover Supervisor or Teacher ready to take on a new challenge as a Cover Coordinator, apply today!

How to Apply:
Send your CV to or contact Liam Jones at 01772 954200 for more information. We look forward to helping you find your next rewarding role in education.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 14.3% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Liam Jones on remembering to include your details.



Liam Jones Senior Consultant

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