Cover Supervisor Training

What is Cover Supervisor Training and who should do it?

Our Cover Supervisor Training was designed specially by us following feedback from our cover supervisors.

The training package is tailored for cover supervisors who are looking to take the next step in their career and eventually undertake a PGCE or similar teacher training course. The training offers participants the opportunity to develop their classroom management skills and gives them the tools they need to think on their feet in situations where no classwork has been set.

The training is suitable for anyone who is considering work or currently working as a cover supervisor. To learn more about the role of a cover supervisor and what is required, look at our blog: Could you be a cover supervisor?


Cover Supervisor Training with Smile Education

Smile Education run Cover Supervisor Training

What is covered the training?

The two hour course covers three main areas:

  • The School Day
  • Professional Conduct
  • Behaviour Management

The Behaviour Management section is the part of the course with the most in depth content and covers areas such as engagement, entry to the classroom, positive behaviour management and using consequences effectively. We also look at real life scenarios and the best way to react to difficult situations.

Why do Cover Supervisor Training?

Our cover supervisor training is highly recommended and gives you the skills that you need to effectively manage a classroom.

  • Give you the confidence to handle any situation in the classroom.
  • Give you strategies which will enable you to maximise the opportunities for learning.
  • Provide you with valuable tools and techniques to prevent and manage disruptive behaviour.
  • Give you ideas and resources to take away that will make your classroom more interactive.
  • Professional training looks great on your CV and for teacher training applications.


How much does the training cost?

Nothing! The training is completely free for those registered with Smile.

When can I do Cover Supervisor Training?

We run training sessions every half term, please keep a lookout or send an enquiry for more information. In the meantime, take a look at our cover supervisor jobs.

Cover Supervisor Training provided by Smile Education

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