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Cover Supervisor – Wigan

A secondary school located just outside of Wigan town centre are currently looking to recruit a confident and enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to join their team ASAP on a flexible rolling contract!

As a Cover Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising classes in the absence of the class teacher. This is a fantastic opportunity for those considering a career in secondary teaching!

Role and Responsibilities of a Cover Supervisor:

  • Supporting a local secondary school in Wigan with teacher absences
  • Taking a register and delivering pre set work to full classes when teachers are absent due to short term sickness or training days
  • Supervising the class and ensuring pupils are getting on with the work set
  • Confidence and behaviour  management is required for this role – previous experience in a similar role or with young people is extremely desirable

The successful Cover Supervisor will be on a rolling contract with the school, through Teaching Personnel, which means you will be called first when the school require cover for absences. Due to the nature of some absences, this could be at short notice but sometimes pre planned. We require applicants to be flexible and have some availability every week for the role of Cover Supervisor.

Key Aspects of the Cover Supervisor role:

-          Competitive daily rate of GBP57-65 per day, paid weekly!

-          Working for a supportive and inclusive secondary school in Wigan with state of the art learning facilities.

-          Great opportunity to gain invaluable classroom experience if  considering a PGCE

-          CPD opportunities through Teaching Personnel to boost your teaching profile/CV e.g. free safeguarding course, effective behaviour management, Team Teach, SEN courses and more!

-          Very accessible via public transport or car and from Bolton also!

To apply for the role of Cover Supervisor at our partner secondary school in Wigan, starting ASAP, please submit your CV below!

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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