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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Mainstream secondary schools in the local area are looking for people who are keen to gain experience in the classroom on a flexible basis. We have schools in Chorley and Leyland who are looking to appoint full and part time Graduates to work in school as a Cover Supervisor and Teaching Assistant, most in their chosen subject area.

  • Cover Supervisor role
  • Full or Part Time
  • Chorley& Leyland
  • GBP10p/h
  • Immediate start

Good and Outstanding schools in Chorley and Leyland are looking for Cover Supervisors who are able to support the school in the absence of a teacher. The role of a Cover Supervisor involves delivering pre-set work to classes of pupils, ensuring school policy is followed. It is an essential role to make sure the education of young people in and around Preston goes uninterrupted in unforeseen circumstances.

The school will also expect you to work as a general Teaching Assistant in your preferred subject (degree), with targeted pupils on a one-to-one basis. You will also have the opportunity to run small group intervention sessions, as there is a massive focus on raising attainment due to the COVID lockdown and school closures. 

What do we need from you? 

- Confidence in managing behaviour across Year 7 up to Year 11.

- Reliability and punctuality. 

- To be IT literate.

- Have a keen interest of working in the Education sector as a Teacher or Teaching Assistant in the future. 

- The ability to build relationships quickly and think on your feet. 

- Have a good knowledge of Safeguarding. 

- Be eager to upskill yourself with available CPD from the school and Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy. 

This role is ideal for recent graduates, teachers who are retired, or anyone wanting to gain experience in a variety of different schools. Work as a Cover Supervisor also provides the valuable classroom experience essential for teacher training applications. Successful Cover Supervisors are punctual, professional and personable; they are resilient and able to think on their feet; and they are approachable with a sense of humour.

If you are able to access secondary schools in and around the Chorley area and have an interest in the Education sector, then apply today and Emily will be in touch to talk you through the exciting opportunities we have.

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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