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Teaching Personnel are working on behalf of highly successful secondary schools in Northamptonshire, who are looking to recruit Cover Supervisors that are interested in starting a career within teaching.

The role of the Cover Supervisor plays an essential part in the daily management of a school. Cover Supervisor roles involve taking general cover lessons and managing behaviour as appropriate to the school's behaviour policy. This is a great way to take your first steps into teaching within a secondary school environment.

You will need to be a model professional that gives their all and is focused purely on improving the outcomes of the young people you will work with on a day to day basis. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to secure a PGCE placement at a later date or an experienced cover supervisor looking for more regular work Teaching Personnel can help you.

As a Cover Supervisor you will need to be flexible and open to working both full and part time.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and be comfortable interacting with students between the ages of 11-16. Having an interest in joining the teaching profession is beneficial as Teaching Personnel offer additional CPD courses to help further your career development.

We also welcome applications from sports/drama/music coaches looking for additional roles, as well as Fully Qualified Teachers looking to step down from a full teaching role.

Your main responsibilities as a Cover Supervisor will involve covering lessons from within your field of expertise. The role will also involve supervising the planning and preparation of learning materials as well as building strong relationships with students and colleagues at the school.

The ideal candidate will…

  • Be educated to degree level, ideally in a core subject (English, Maths, Science)
  • Have some experience of working with children/young adults
  • Be dedicated to improving the outcomes of young people

This vacancy is being recruited for by Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education recruitment agency. In order to be considered for this role you will need to be registered with Teaching Personnel and complete our simple registration process, consisting of a face-to-face interview and stringent vetting checks.

As well as this exciting opportunity, Teaching Personnel are able to offer you:

  • Competitive daily pay rates (depending on experience)
  • Your own dedicated and specialist Recruitment Consultant
  • Flexible working options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to long term, permanent positions

It is essential that you hold a Child Workforce DBS registered on the Update Service or be willing to apply for one as part of your registration process.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role, please call Teaching Personnel today and speak with Megan on 01604 521222. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV

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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