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Cover Teacher – All subjects welcome to apply!

Teaching Personnel works in partnership with schools in Colchester and surrounding areas, who seek to book ad-hoc supply teachers and cover supervisors to cover periods of staff absence.  The schools are looking for Cover Teachers of all subjects as well as Cover Supervisors with suitable classroom experience.  The successful supply teacher will be easily able to travel to surrounding areas of Colchester, ideal for those with their own transport.

As a successful cover teacher, you will:

  • Be confident in classroom management, delivering adaptive and responsive teaching
  • Supervise students in and out of class including in the hallways and cafeteria
  • Implement school policies, encouraging challenge through learning
  • Assigning classwork and homework in line with regular lesson plans
  • To provide a supportive and inspiring learning environment
  • Encourage students to care and respect all other individuals regardless of background

In return you will receive:

  • Variety in a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • myTP – Digital Services that simplify your work admin and communication
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience and flexibility
  • Safe Working Practise – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education – Awards for the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP tokens – Supporting national children and education charities through your direction

The role of a Cover Teacher or Cover Supervisor would be well suited to someone coming off parental leave, a retired teacher, a learning support assistant seeking to further their career, or a sports coach seeking to transfer their skills and experience to the classroom.

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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