Cover Supervisor


  • £70 per day
  • Hartlepool
  • Posted: 10/11/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 652121614

Job Details

Cover Supervisor required to work in a large secondary school in Hartlepool

We are currently recruiting for a Cover Supervisor to work in a large Secondary school in Hartlepool.

Do you have classroom experience, experience of working with children 11-16yrs and/or an in depth knowledge of any secondary school subjects? Are you looking to further your career in education?

A cover supervisor is a non-teaching member of staff, responsible for the following:
o supervising work that has been set in accordance with the school policies
o managing the behavior of pupils whilst they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive environment
o responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures
o dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school's policies and procedures
o collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher
o reporting back as appropriate using the school's agreed referral procedures on the behavior of pupils during the class and any issues arising.

There are currently no specific qualifications required for the role of cover supervisor however; cover supervision is a responsible role so applicants must have the necessary skills and knowledge to be given charge of a class.

In general terms, those undertaking cover supervision should:
o be familiar with the full range of school policies, particularly those regarding health and safety, equal opportunity issues and special educational needs (SEN)
o have the necessary skills to manage safely classroom activities, the physical learning space and resources for which they are responsible
o understand and be able to use a range of strategies to deal with classroom behavior as a whole and also individual behavioral needs

Posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and references. The Education Network is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.


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