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Graduate Cover Supervisor

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Are you interested in pursuing a career within the education sector as a confident graduate?

Are you available on a flexible basis, looking to support an upcoming teacher training application? If you are an aspirational future teacher and want experience in an education setting then see below:

Fulfilling the position of a cover supervisor will give you the necessary experience for a future PGCE application as well as invaluable experience within a classroom setting. You will gain knowledge on how to command a classroom as well as build on your classroom and behaviour management by delivering pre-planned work in the absence of a member of teaching staff.

The role of a cover supervisor involves acting as the class teacher in the teacher’s absence, ensuring students remain engaged and on task. Successful cover supervisors are required to be flexible in their approach with a willingness to cover a variety of subjects across the age range 11 – 16 years old. The successful cover supervisor should also be confident and motivated in their approach as well as able to adapt to various secondary school procedures. In return, the cover supervisors will gain the opportunity to work full days or certain periods of time throughout the school day as well as network in a variety of secondary schools. Cover supervisors are often prioritised for continuity with schools regularly asking for cover supervisors they have experience of. This often leads to consistent longer term work for those motivated and successful candidates.

Key highlights of the Cover Supervisor position:

  • Part time, full time and flexible opportunities at various secondary schools in the Crawley area
  • Career development opportunities through Teaching Personnel’s CPD training
  • Earning potential of up to  GBP1150 per month depending upon experience and availability

If you are a current Teaching Assistant, cover supervisor, behaviour mentor or have experience working with young people and are positive in your approach, you are encouraged to apply or get in touch for any further information.

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

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