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Cover Supervisor

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Job description

  • Are you looking for an entry level role within the school environment?
  • Do you want to gain practical classroom experience?
  • Do you have an interest in working children across a broad ranges of ages?

An opportunity has arisen to join the support staff at a school located in Tameside. As a cover supervisor, the role will involve covering lessons for staff who are absent. Whilst there is no expectancy to carry out any marking/grading, the role will involve ensuring that pupils are efficiently carrying out set tasks within the classroom.


  • It is also expected that the individual will be able to effectively manage the behaviour of pupils. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in working with young people. Whilst prior experience working in a school is very desirable, this is not essential.
  • There is potential for those that have previously worked within a community/youth setting  to certainly be considered for this position

This role acts as the perfect opportunity for those considering enrolling on a PGCE course, or wanting to begin a career within the education sector. The role will begin immediately, owing to the school’s need for a cover supervisor due to circumstances related to the ongoing pandemic.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Gaining classroom experience, working with children across a broad range of ages and backgrounds.
  • Working in line with school policy to ensure that pupils are engaging fully with set tasks.
  • Pay - GBP275-350 per week based on prior experience.

The school is located in Tameside, just outside of Manchester City Centre. There are several motorway links within close proximity of the school (M60, M67) as well as multiple public transport links. For further information on this role, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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