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Flexible Cover Supervisor

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Job description

Portsmouth opportunity 

Would suit graduates of final year students

Suitable for those part way through PGCE

The school who are based in the Portsmouth area are seeking to recruit a flexible Cover Supervisor who can work with them on an adhoc basis covering staff in their absence. As a Cover Supervisor, you will be responsible for facilitating the learning in a variety of lessons that are pre planned by teaching staff, manage classes of up to 30 students ensuring that students remain on task and engaging students in their work by directiong conversations around relevant topics. The role is a highly rewarding and challenging one. The school are looking for a non-judgemental, patient individual who is positive, reliable and effective in the classroom.

The school fosters a culture of high standards, expectations and aspirations within which every child is known and nurtured. Their key aims are for learners to have high aspirations beyond the school gate and be motivated to achieve their potential.  They are dedicated to raising standards across the school and demand high standards of behaviour and respect.

Key duties will include:

  • Delivering and supervising work that has been set by usual teaching staff
  • Reporting back using the schools policies of behaviour during lessons to the most appropriate persons
  • Dealing efficiently with any problems or emergencies that may arise
  • Keeping up to date with new educational policy and legislation as well as being productive with your continual professional development 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a good understanding of how children learn and think and be able to implement learning strategies to ensure that every lesson is a productive one
  • Have patience, resilience and demonstrate that they can build solid professional relationships with students and staff alike
  • Have a commitment to safeguarding every pupil and be able to break down barriers to learning
  • Be an effective communicator at various levels from dealing with students and staff to parents and on occasion external agencies
  • Have GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent functional skills in English and Maths
  • Ideally have a degree in a curriculum related subject with a genuine interest in the teaching profession
  • Be passionate about improving educational outcomes for all students

If you are available to work on a flexible basis and can offer a minimum of 3 days per week and think you would thrive in this role then please submit your application today!

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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