Cover Supervisor

SGS Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Forest High School has an exciting opportunity for a Cover Supervisor to join the school.

Post Number: REQ000362

Salary Range: £22,743 – £29,586 pro rata per annum
(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 1 year
Hours: 37 hours per week Term Time Only

Forest High School is situated in Cinderford, Forest of Dean. Forest High School has engaged with some of the best learning providers in the county to establish a rich, extensive curriculum and to support classroom teaching. The School is small, intimate and student focused.

SGS Academy Trust is a Multi Academy Trust sponsored by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust. For more information, please visit

SGS Forest High School has an exciting opportunity for a Cover Supervisor to join the school. Reporting to the Deputy Headteacher, we are seeking someone who is focused on building positive and supportive relationships with students and colleagues. You will provide structured supervision for classes in the absence of the subject teacher.

The successful candidate will be a calm and confident person who is able to challenge young people to work hard in a constructive manner. You will have a desire to broaden your knowledge and skills. We are particularly interested in recruiting someone with a languages background, although not essential, and/or someone willing to complete TEFL training. There is a possibility of a deputy head of house position for a strong candidate.

Why choose SGS Forest High School?
You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, join the Local Government Pension Scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

Closing Date: 22nd August 2021

Expected Interview Date: Thursday 2nd September

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


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Date Posted: 30/07/2021

Deadline for applications: 22/08/2021

Location: SGS Forest High School, The Causeway, Cinderford.

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