Job Vacancies

Secondary Cover Supervisor

  • Location: Newport
  • Duration: 1 academic year
  • Salary: £70 - £80 per day
  • Start date: September 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Secondary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently looking to appoint a full time cover supervisor for a secondary school in Newport. This position is guaranteed five days a week 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 offical preferred suppliers for all secondary schools across Newport for 19/20 academic year, New Directions are able to guarantee full time work from September 2019.

Successful candidates will receive:

Guaranteed local work
Pay rates from £70 per day for secondary roles
A dedicated Specilaist Account Manager working on your behalf
CPD training and development opportunities

Having transport is helpful but not essential, as many of the schools we work with have good transport links.

Job Specification

Working as a Cover Supervisor can be extremely rewarding but also very demanding. 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.

As a Cover Supervisor you will be expected to:

  • Undertake whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, setting work previously prepared by the teacher
  • Develop curricular knowledge as required by the school
  • Apply the school’s behaviour management policy and report any difficulties to the class teacher/head teacher
  • Set homework previously prepared by the teacher
  • Mark elements of class work and homework under the guidance of the class teacher
  • Undertake observations of the pupils and contribute to pupil records
  • Administer (and mark) class tests
  • Supervise the work of the teaching assistant
  • Abide by and work towards all the policies within the school e.g. behaviour management, Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities
  • Carry out the above duties in accordance with the Children’s Services Department’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

What New Directions Education 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
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Cardiff branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0133 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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