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SIMS.net Cover 7


How to deal with staff absences and arrange cover in SIMS Cover 7

Required Knowledge:
  • Understanding of the timetable and classes in SIMS.net
  • You will need to be a member of the Cover Manager User Group
  • Knowledge of Personnel


This course covers how to:

  • Deal appropriately with supply staff in respect of personnel records
  • Create and modify reasons for absence and closure
  • Maintain optional rotas
  • Define classes that do not require cover or should be suspended
  • Manage the expectation that certain staff should be required to more cover than others
  • Add absences and room closures and provide appropriate cover/invigilation
  • Book and use supply staff and agencies
  • Publish arrangements by print and by intranet
  • Analyse statistics for absences, covers and the impact on particular classes and students

Booking Information

Chargeable as per SLA at £120 or 1 training credit (for schools buying in at Level 2). You will be charged outside of the Education Portal as appropriate.

PLEASE NOTE - A cancellation fee of £120 per half day session will be charged if course attendance is cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.

Car parking is available on site, however vehicle access on/off site is not possible between 08:30 - 08:45 and 15:15 - 15:30.

If you have any queries about charges for this course/your SLA entitlement please log a call for the MIS Support Team by emailing ICT.help@northtyneside.gov.uk or by calling 5444.


Cover Managers/person responsible for entering Staff absences in SIMS.net

05 Sep 2019 09:30 - 12:30

Closing date: 03/09/2019
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Date and Time

05 Sep 2019 09:30 - 12:30


North Tyneside CLC (CLC 1 / Learn 1), Hartington Road, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE30 3RZ


Christopher Spencer
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