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Cover Teacher

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Job description

Teaching Personnel Ltd  are working with a number of Secondary Schools in Cornwall  who are looking for experienced Cover Supervisors on a daily supply basis. Cover supervision/Teaching Assistant work is a great opportunity for individuals to gain more classroom based experience before going on to complete your PGCE.

The main duties of a Cover Supervisor are;

• Supervising the cover work set by the absent Teacher.

• Ensuring the children have the required resources and knowledge to complete the work set by the Teacher

• Managing the behaviour of pupils during the lesson to ensure all work is completed to a high standard.

• Being on hand to assist with any question the children may have regarding the work.

• Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies.

• Collecting completed work after lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher


Experience Needed

• Experience of working with children within a school setting.

• Strong classroom presence and ability to manage behaviour as and when needed.

• Ability to build a rapport with children, staff and parents

• Bachelor’s Degree/Equivalent (Please note this is desired but not essential)

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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