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Cover Supervisor - Wigan 


A vibrant and inclusive secondary school in Wigan are seeking to appoint a flexible and confident Cover Supervisor on a rolling contract from November to July!


A Cover Supervisor will be available to cover lessons for teaching staff in their short term absence. As such, this is a supervision role and not a teaching role. This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates considering a career in secondary teaching or for those who enjoy working with young people. 


Cover Supervisor Duties include:


  • Covering a teachers timetable for the day, supervising lessons in their absence 

  • Taking a register at the beginning of each lesson 

  • Handing out pre planned work to pupils and ensuring they remain on task with this 

  • Managing pupil behaviour effectively and be a good representative of the school 

  • Working in accordance with school policies which you will be briefed on 

  • Collecting completed work at the end of each lesson

  • Reporting back to the cover manager at the end of the day


This particular secondary school located just north of Wigan town centre are extremely supportive of incoming support staff and the successful Cover Supervisor will receive a full induction.


Key Aspects of the Cover Supervisor post:


  • Cover Supervisor - flexible work on a rolling contract (the school will call upon you first for cover needs) - Starting in November through to July

  • Paid up to GBP300 a week!

  • Typical working hours are term time Monday to Friday 9am-3pm

  • Become a valued member of the school’s support team 

  • Access to a fantastic and FREE ‘Become a Cover Supervisor’ session run by qualified teachers here at Teaching Personnel 

  • Great insight into a day in the life of a secondary school teacher 


Applicant requirements:


  • Be flexible and available for Cover Supervision 

  • Be confident with class and behaviour management 

  • To be considering a career in teaching or have previous experience working with young people 


You will be introduced to this role through Teaching Personnel, who work in exclusive partnership with this particular secondary school in Wigan for all its recruitment needs. 


The successful Cover Supervisor will join a thriving and supportive school which is a fairly new establishment, boasting state of the art facilities!


To apply for the role of Cover Supervisor at our partner secondary school in Wigan, please submit your CV below. We look forward to your application.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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