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General Cover Teacher

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Job description

Looking to work with students in schools or start a career in education?

  • Earn pay of between around £50 – 60 per day without having to prepare lessons or mark work.
  • Flexible working hours, work days that suit you.
  • Gain experience working with students from a range of age groups.

I am recruiting on behalf of client schools in the Durham area, who looking for Cover Supervisors to step in to cover lessons and deliver pre-prepared lessons when staff are not present.

I am looking for professional and committed individuals who are capable of maintaining a calm environment in the classroom and can ensure students are on task at all times.

The role is ideally suited to those who are looking to begin a career in education and want to gain experience of working with students to enhance their confidence and classroom management skills.

No formal qualifications are required to be a Cover Supervisor and you will not be expected to be an expert in any particular subject. A good general knowledge and a willingness to participate and actively help students will ensure you can do this role effectively.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates registering with Teaching Personnel must have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the Criminal Records Bureau and references will be taken. Full assistance will be provided with this process.

If you are interested applying for this role, or require further information, please feel free to contact Chris Mahon on 0191 223 5071 or

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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