Haberdashers Federation

/s Hatcham College : Administration - Cover Manager @ Lewisham * Secondary

Cover Manager 

  • Location: New Cross, South East London
  • Salary: £25,679 - £27,691
  • Closing date: Monday 22nd August 2022
  • Full details 

The key function of the role is to organise cover for absent teaching staff, and provide administration support to the Leadership team and general office. 

Throughout the day, the Cover Manager will deal with any changes regarding cover arrangements and deal with any issues arising. This requires considerable mobility around the school to ensure that all messages are received by relevant members of staff. 

The Cover Manager will develop relationships with supply agencies (for long and short term supply) and decide which agencies are preferred suppliers to the school. This will include negotiating daily and hourly rates with supply agencies in order to achieve the best value for the school.

This role requires a 7am start to ensure all cover request are dealt with in a timely manner.