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Graduate Cover Supervisor – Looking to start your teacher training next year?

Are you a graduate looking to begin a teacher training course in the future? Are you looking to gain further experience working within a secondary school prior to beginning your UCAS application/PGCE application?

Our client secondary schools located in Wigan are seeking to appoint confident graduates to join their support team at the earliest convenience to work as a Cover Supervisor on a long term basis (Part time and full time posts available). This is invaluable paid experience which is the ideal opportunity for those considering a teacher training programme in the future.

As a Cover Supervisor you will have the opportunity to cover a range of subjects and develop your confidence and experience leading classes. The school wish to appoint graduates who can competently deliver pre-prepared lessons to pupils and ensure pupils stay on task.

Key highlights of the Cover Supervisor role:

  • Full time and part time roles available, long term opportunity to work within a secondary school environment
  • Gain the ideal experience to set you up ready for a future in teaching and to support a PGCE application
  • Network within a secondary school that is a key part of the local community and has links with other local secondary schools and feeder primary schools

The role of a Cover Supervisor is to deliver already set work to students within a classroom setting. The successful Cover Supervisor won’t be expected to plan and mark within this role but will work across departments as the school require. There is also the possible opportunity to tutor students in small groups or on a 1:1 basis, further gaining invaluable experience of educating students within the school environment.

Our client secondary school is;

  • Smaller than the average secondary school with 680 students currently enrolled.
  • Situated in the centre of Wigan – Excellent public transport links to other areas in Wigan.
  • Lead by newly appointed Senior Leaders looking to continue in recent improvements of the school.
  • Easily accessed by car and has onsite car parking for staff working within the school.

Interested candidates are urged to apply at the earliest convenience, submitting an up to date CV using the contact details below. Alternatively you can contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information on 0161 242 1797.

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.

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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