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Cover Supervisor

Job description

Are you an experienced Cover Supervisor looking for more frequent work?

Perhaps you're a recent graduate looking to gain more experience in education?

Maybe you're a Teaching Assistant looking to see what controlling the classroom is really like?

Teaching Personnel are recruiting a cover supervisor to service one of our large clients schools in the Derby area. The school, who are well known and highly reputable, are looking for a number of cover staff to help fill short term teacher absences and course cover, as well as PPA cover where necessary. Whilst they do not require any formal qualification, holding a degree or educational qualification would be very beneficial and experience within a secondary school setting is essential.

The role consists of the following responsibilities:

  • Completing pre-planned work that the absent teacher has left
  • Managing the behaviour of the class to ensure work is completed to a high standard
  • Follow all instructions left by the Class Teacher or the department

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant experience within secondary schools (preferred)
  • Willingness to travel between schools in the Derby area
  • A desire to develop your skills as a practitioner

It would be the perfect role for anyone looking to getting into teaching or someone who has previously worked in a school setting.

Anyone interested in this role should apply to the advert below with an up to date CV and covering letter (desired).

We look forward to hearing from you!


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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