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Senior Cover Supervisor, Merthyr Tydfil

  • Location: Merthyr Tydfil
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £85 - £100 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Secondary
  • Posted:

Job Description

Are you looking to gain more experience in schools local to you, while enhancing your CV with free training opportunities?

Are you an experienced cover supervisor, who is looking for flexible work, whilst working in your local area?

New Directions are recruiting Senior Cover Supervisors to fill a variety of secondary posts within Merthyr. We are looking for enthusiastic, positive minded individuals, who desire to showcase their knowledge and skills across the education sector.

The schools are well established within the area and have great involvement in the community surroundings, with excellent transport links.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable, with the ability to inspire and motivate students to succeed
  • Have the ability to managed groups of children
  • Adhere to New Directions Compliance procedures
  • Be in possession of a clear DBS with the update service (desirable but not essential).
  • Experienced of working within a classroom setting
  • Access to transport

The ability to uphold excellent classroom behaviour is essential. A professional attitude is important, where you will be required to abide to the school policies and dress code. You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council and happy to adhere to New Directions compliance procedures.

The role will consist of working across Merthyr. The cover supervisor can prioritise the schools in which they would like to work. New Directions offers flexible working days, where each candidate can work up to 5 days per week.

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 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

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