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Graduate Cover Teacher

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Are you a recent graduate looking to pursue a career in the education sector?

Are you looking to make some money following your university studies as well as support a possible future PGCE application?

Secondary schools in the South Manchester areas of Didsbury, Chorlton and Trafford are looking for Cover Supervisors to work within their secondary schools. This role requires a graduate who is confident and has any previous experience or working with young people or students, in a secondary school, primary school or youth work setting. The successful graduate will be motivated and able to converse, liaise and engage with people of all ages including pupils aged 11 – 16 and fellow colleagues and teachers.

The role of a Cover Supervisor is to cover lessons in the absence of the full class teacher ensuring students remain engaged with the task set and behaviour management is followed accordingly.

Highlights of the cover supervisor role:

  • Get paid for delivering pre-set work in a secondary schools
  • Immediate available roles to support and cover in a number of secondary schools in this area of South Manchester
  • Pay range will be between GBP60 - GBP70 per day (depending on previous experience working in a secondary school)
  • Gain valuable experience working in a secondary school setting covering lessons as an unqualified teacher
  • Ideal role for a prospective future teacher

As a Cover Supervisor, you will be the adult in charge of a class of students, delivering pre-set work in the absence of the classroom teacher. The role commands a certain level of flexibility as you may be delivering and supervising classes varying in size, ability and age and a particular level of adaptability as you may have to adapt to lesson plans or specific students who are in the class. The successful cover supervisor could be covering a range of subjects giving you amazing experience for a future as a teacher.

The schools that Teaching Personnel work with are situated in the Fallowfield/Didsbury area making it very easy to access from the local areas of Didsbury, Withington and Chorlton. Local bus routes make these schools easily accessible as well as those living nearby on the Metrolink tram line.

This role will suit recent graduates or those due to graduate imminently who have some experience of engaging with young adults aged 11 – 16. Graduates who are confident in their approach and have a professional manner would be ideal. If you are looking to pursue a future role in teaching, then apply now with your latest CV.

This role would also suit a more experienced cover supervisor – someone who has previously fulfilled the role in a secondary school or someone who is passionate about working within a secondary school.

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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