New Directions are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and flexible person on behalf of an excellent Secondary school in the Ellesmere Port area. As a Cover Supervisor you will work across the school covering the lessons of teachers when they are absent. The expectations for cover work across the school are both high and consistent, ensuring that you will always have the support from teaching staff to do the very best job you can. The position is for a fixed term until the end of the academic year.
Not only is this a great opportunity to work to a schedule that suits you but it’s also the perfect way to gain experience in a secondary setting and/or take the next step towards becoming a secondary school Teacher. The role would suit graduates wishing to gain experience in order to enter a career in teaching or who would like to further their career working with young people. Applications from NQTs or teachers with QTS are also welcome. In return you will receive excellent training and support. The post is for 30 hours per week (8.30am-3.00pm).
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 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
Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry