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Online Cover Supervisor Training

Cover Supervisor Training

Step Teachers provide free training to all our cover supervisors. It is geared to people currently working Cover Supervisors as well as those who would like to enter the profession. The assessed training led by a qualified teacher offers you:

  • Insight into how the school functions

  • What is expected from you

  • Specific training on behaviour management 

  • Advice on how to support students with their learning

You can access the training here

Online Materials

You can also take control of your own learning and development by reading publications from some key figures in education. Also, check out our blogswhich have reviewed the following reading list:

Osiris Education: Dr. Bill Rogers

Cult of pedagogy: Jennifer Gonzalez

Tips 4 teachers: Sue Cowley


Further Reading

Effective Supply Teaching: Behaviour Management, Classroom Discipline and Colleague Support
By Bill Rogers. Available at

Getting the Buggers to Behave
By Sue Cowley. Available at

The Behaviour Guru: Behaviour Management Solutions for Teachers
By Tom Bennett. Available at

Behaviour Management Pocketbook
By Peter Hook & Andy Vass. Available at

When the Adults Change, Everything Changes: Seismic shifts in school behaviour
By Paul Dix. Available at

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