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Cover Teacher Wanted - Newport based Secondary School - ASAP start

With the increasing demand for classroom cover a large secondary school in Newport require a Cover Teacher to work full time starting ASAP. Absences are rising due to COVID as well as regular sicknesses. The Head of the school wants to have consistency for the children and the same person covering these absences. This is a perfect opportunity for someone to take the next step in their education career. Whether you are a teaching assistant looking to take on more responsibility, someone looking for experience before completing a PGCE or a Teacher looking for less responsibility this role is for you!

Cover Teacher Role

  • Deliver set lessons in the absence of a Teacher
  • Teach mixed lessons from Maths to Art and design 
  • Manage the behaviour of the classroom
  • Having a degree or subject specialism is desired
  • Hours 8.30am - 3.00pm

Having some experience delivering and managing large groups is ideal but not essential. Training will be provided through our Cover Teacher induction programme which will involve you shadowing other Cover Teachers to gain confidence and experience to be successful in the role.

Interviews are to be held ASAP as the school are looking to appoint ASAP!

If this is something you are interested in then apply via the link 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. 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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