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Cover Supervisor

  • £60 - £75 per day
  • Manchester
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 564106318

Job Details

Cover Supervisor required immediately for a variety of Tameside schools
We are currently recruiting for a cover supervisor to work in a number of academies in Tameside area on a day to day basis covering sickness. Your role will include being able:
To work under the guidance of the lead cover supervisor and appropriate subject leaders and within an agreed system of supervision,
Supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers. The primary focus when supervising will be to maintain good order and to keep students on task. The Cover Supervisor will need to respond to questions and generally assist students to undertake set activities;
Provide specialist support in a specific curriculum area, including preparation, and organisation of resources and support to teaching staff and students when cover is not required;
Provide supervision at breaks and lunchtimes on a daily basis;
Provide cover for tutor sessions as required.
The Cover Supervisor will:
Supervise and provide particular support for students, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities;
Use classroom/teaching skills/training/experience to support students;
Promote positive values, attitudes good student behaviour and health and safety, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage students to take responsibility for their own behaviour
Manage the behaviour of students whilst they are working to ensure an appropriate learning environment which is purposeful, orderly and productive including o completing electronic registers for registrations and every class;  dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school's policies and procedures;  collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher; o rewarding students, where appropriate, in accordance with school procedures; reporting as appropriate, using the school's agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of students during class, any issues arising;
Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations; " promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom; " recognise and respond to the individual needs of students;
Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities and set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence;

If you are currently looking at getting into teaching or have experience working with children or young adults send your CV and work experience to or ring 0161 234 9960