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Cover Supervisor Roles, Chester

  • Location: Chester
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £70 - £100 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Secondary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are working in partnership with secondary schools around the Chester and surrounding areas.

We are looking to add to our network of Cover supervisors in the Cheshire West area due to a high demand for this academic year.

As an agency we offer full support to all our candidates to get the job location and hours suitable to there needs.

To be successful in this role you need to be confident to deal with classroom management and have the passion to help pupils succeed to the best of your ability as well being committed to the safeguarding and welfare of the children.

We in return offer a good rate of pay, full support from your dedicated account manager, flexible working hours, plus free training.

Job Specification

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 teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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