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Cover Supervisor

Teaching Personnel

£70 - 75 per day


Temporary | Full Time



A vibrant and thriving secondary school in Dewsbury are seeking to appoint a flexible and confident Cover Supervisor for the Summer Term 2021.

A Cover Supervisor will be available to cover lessons for teaching staff in their short term absence. As such, this is a supervision role and not a teaching role. This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates considering a career in secondary teaching or for those who enjoy working with young people. 

Cover Supervisor Duties include: 

  • Covering a teachers timetable for the day, supervising lessons in their absence 
  • Taking a register at the beginning of each lesson 
  • Handing out pre planned work to pupils and ensuring they remain on task with this 
  • Managing pupil behaviour effectively and be a good representative of the school 
  • Working in accordance with school policies which you will be briefed on 
  • Collecting completed work at the end of each lesson
  • Reporting back to the cover manager at the end of the day

This particular secondary school are extremely supportive of incoming support staff and the successful Cover Supervisor will receive a full induction. The school’s most recent Ofsted report was graded as ‘Good’

 Key Aspects of the Cover Supervisor post:

  • Cover Supervisor - flexible work on a rolling contract (the school will call upon you first for cover needs) - Starting in May through to July
  • Paid up to GBP400 a week!
  • Typical working hours are term time Monday to Friday 8:30am-3pm
  • Become a valued member of the school’s support team 
  • Access to a fantastic and FREE ‘Become a Cover Supervisor’ session run by qualified teachers here at Teaching Personnel 
  • Great insight into a day in the life of a secondary school teacher 

 Applicant requirements:

  • Be flexible and available for Cover Supervision 
  • Be confident with class and behaviour management 
  • To be considering a career in teaching or have previous experience working with young people 

You will be introduced to this role through Teaching Personnel, who work in exclusive partnership with this particular secondary school in Dewsbury for all its recruitment needs. Working with the market leader in education recruitment, Teaching Personnel will always be there to support our candidates giving each individual a personal consultant and point of contact; as well as offering CPD partnerships with Leeds Trinity University and weekly pay.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you please contact Christian at the Leeds Bradford secondary branch with a full 6 year work history CV on 0113 2240232 or email and I will be in contact on review of application.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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