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Are you a graduate considering a career in education or teaching?

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit graduates to work within our partner schools as cover supervisors, learning mentors and behaviour mentors. We are receiving requests for full time and part time positions that are long term and temporary dependant on the individual needs of the school. Graduates will be provided with first hand experience of working in a secondary school setting in a variety of roles to support a teacher training application.

The role of a cover supervisor involves covering a permanent teacher's timetable and classes for the day. The teacher will leave set work and planned lessons for you to deliver, working alone in the classroom you will be responsible for ensuring students remain on task, complete the set work and are behaving through effective behaviour management strategies.

Learning mentors and behaviour mentors work with specific students who have been identified from their educational health car e plans with the special educational needs department putting provisions in place to provide the support required to enhance the student's learning experience. As a learning mentor and behaviour mentor you will be working with students on a 1:1 and small group basis working with students who might have moderate learning difficulties, autism, ADHD, dyslexia or social emotional behaviour support.

Teaching Personnel currently work with secondary school s across the local authorities of Manchester, Tameside, Stockport, Trafford and Cheshire East.

Highlights for Graduates:

  • First hand experience working in a UK Secondary School to support a PGCE or teacher training application
  • Highly rewarding job role working as a support assistant or cover supervisor
  • Rates of pay ranging from £275-£350 per week
  • Opportunities in a wide range of school settings
  • Working alongside qualified professionals
  • Regular training and CPD opportunitiesGraduates in the role of cover supervisor or learning mentor will need to provide the following things to be considered;
  • Suitable work based or educational references
  • Clear passion for working with young people and in education
  • Eligibility for a fully enhanced DBS certificate
  • A University degree in the UK or Ireland

Graduates looking to apply will need to click the link below and add a short covering letter on why you wish to work as a cover supervisor or learning mentor.

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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