New Directions Education are currently looking to appoint a cover supervisor for a secondary school in the Vale of Glamorgan area. The position will be full time working as general cover throughout the school covering day to day sickness and courses.
Applicants will be required to manage the class, so a good working environment can be achieved, and all pupils can work to the best of their ability. You must ensure you give the pupils the correct resources they need to effectively complete work; and you will also be required to understand and learn the school policy so that your management and control of the pupils follows the school’s guidelines. As one of the preferred suppliers for all secondary schools across the borough for the 20/21 academic year, New Directions are able to guarantee full time work immediately.
Successful candidates will receive:
Flexible working patterns to suit you Pay rates from £70 – £80 per day for secondary roles A dedicated Account Manager working on your behalf to find you work CPD training and development opportunities
Having transport is helpful but not essential, as many of the schools we work with have good transport links.
Working as a Cover Supervisor can be a very rewarding but very demanding role. Schools may wish to employ staff for cover supervision but on occasions where they are not needed for cover, they might also be released to provide additional support to Teachers in classrooms, or to carry out administrative tasks.
Ideally, candidates will be required to:
Develop curricular knowledge in line with the school requirements
Apply the school’s behaviour management policy and report any difficulties to the class Teacher/senior leadership team
Set homework in line with the classroom Teacher requirements
Provide homework under the guidance of the class Teacher
Administer class tests if requested
Supervise the work of the Teaching Assistant, providing support if required
Abide by and work towards all policies within the school, eg – behaviour management, health and safety, equal opportunities
Carry out pre-prepared exercises in the short term absence of the class Teacher
Ensure students remain on task through classroom management
You will not be required to plan lessons, but will have the opportunity to lead the class
Assisting students where required and ensuring lessons are delivered
Collect completed work and pass to the class teacher.
What New Directions Education Ltd offers:
A dedicated and expert Account Manager
Regular and varied supply work
Competitive rates of pay
Potential long-term roles
Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
A network of branches across the UK
One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry