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Cover Supervisor

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Job description

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor/Supply Teacher who is genuinely motivated to positively impact young lives.

Teaching Personnel are working with an Ofsted “Outstanding” school in Poole who are seeking a Cover Supervisor. The school teaches young people from 11 to 19 and puts great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and the all-round development of children making it an excellent environment for students, parents and staff.

Although specialist knowledge in a particular subject is not necessary to be an effective Cover Supervisor, it will help. This role is perfect for graduates in all subject areas who are interested in working in education and keen to gain experience in the classroom to support a teacher training application, or to see if it is definitely the career path for you.

Responsibilities of a Cover Supervisor include:

  • Managing a classroom with pre-set work which is set by the main teacher.
  • Liaising closely with teachers after each lesson to feedback on the day’s progress.
  • Managing behaviour and helping students with their work.


  • Temporary contracts and permanent roles available!
  • Flexible hours to fit around your commitments.
  • Benefit from our excellent relationship with schools.
  • GBP325-GBP400 per week
  • Access to our range of CPD courses.

Preferred Skills:

  • Degree or teaching/tutoring experience desired
  • Confident and dedicated
  • Reliable
  • Good behaviour management skills

Cover Supervisors work alongside qualified teachers covering classes for absent staff when necessary. The role is an excellent if you are a graduate looking to become a teacher in the future. Due to the nature of the role, the post holder will need to adapt to different classes and groups of children and will therefore need to demonstrate flexibility and excellent classroom management.

Teaching Personnel are the UK's leading education staffing provider, a nationwide company, with a large, established local presence, having operated across towns in Dorset for years. We offer a vast amount of varied work to teachers every day; short term, day to day and emergency cover, medium term to long term positions and permanent placements. All of our teachers and support staff benefit from exclusive CPD courses and rate is competitive and negotiated with the schools based on your experience and qualifications.

Sounds like its you? Apply with your CV below for more information!

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

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