Rules of Engagement: Creating Confident Cover Supervisors (Primary Schools)

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The role of the cover supervisor is a vital one in the day to day running of a school. Although official guidelines state that cover supervisors are not teachers, try telling that to the thirty children sitting in front of them.


This programme offers vital skills and techniques backed up with cutting edge theory that will enable the cover supervisor to do their job with enthusiasm and confidence.



  • To explore and clarify the role of cover supervisor
  • To identify key strategies for the positive management of behaviour
  • To provide proven and practical ideas and techniques for engagement


The programme will focus on the following key areas:

  • Making the role credible – building a team
  • Understanding  and coping with challenging behaviour
  • Getting it covered: the learning classroom
  • Creativity with confidence and control
  • Engagement strategies
  • Building an armoury of quality teaching skills
  • Next steps for cover supervisors


All participants will receive real strategies and resources that they will be able to use to inform and evolve their practice immediately.

Course No: CPD14P/09

Dates: 1st and 2nd October 2014 - 9am to 3pm (delegates to attend both days)

Venue: Cedar Court Hotel, Ainley Top

Cost: £295 per person

Tutor: Jane Walton (from Karen Ardley Associates)

To apply, please complete the standard course application form and return to the Courses Desk in the usual way.

Please contact Amanda Wright on 01274 385740 if you have any queries regarding this training.



Published: 15/09/2014
Audience: Cover Supervisors
Contact: Amanda Wright

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