SIMS Training

SIMS Cover

Course description

This course includes implementing cover to manage all aspects of classroom staff absence and explores the dynamic links of the software to other areas of SIMS, such as Personnel.

The course will cover:

  • Classroom staff absence and arranging cover
  • Customising Cover Module
  • Linking to Personnel
  • Managing Supply Cover
  • Cover Statistics Reports
ict audits and forward strategy

Target audience

  • Staff with responsibility for cover arrangements

Upcoming dates

SIMS Cover Webinar

Webinar date: 27th January 2021 – 10am – 11am

An Overview on using the Cover Module to arrange cover, Add supply staff and use reports

1 hour bitesize presentation | See key areas in SIMS in real time
Certificate provided on completion | Price: £95 + VAT or 3 Webinars for the price of 2

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Full day London training course – to be confirmed

Location: London – Swiss Cottage School, Development & Research Centre

Full Day Course with refreshments and a buffet lunch included – 10am to 4pm

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By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create and Modify reasons for classroom staff absence and room closure
  • Add classroom staff absences and room closures to the cover diary and provide appropriate cover
  • Maintain optional Cover rotas
  • Define classes that do not require cover or are suspended
  • Manage the expectation that certain staff should be required to provide more cover than others
  • Book and use supply staff and agencies
  • Publish cover arrangements
  • Produce statistics for absences, covers and the impact on classes and students

Knowledge required

No prior knowledge of SIMS is required

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