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Unqualified Cover Teaching

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Teaching Personnel  Sheffield are looking for final year students and University graduates with a keen interest in working either part time or full time in the education sector.

We work to support local Secondary and FE settings with their support staffing, both for day to day cover and for permanent recruitment. 

We currently have many graduates and final year students from both Sheffield Hallam University and University of Sheffield who work with us when they have availability sporadically throughout the year to work in the education sector alongside their studies. Our flexible diary is designed with you in mind. You can let us know the days in which you are free for work, and we can offer out paid experience within our schools accordingly.

The role of an unqualified cover teacher includes:

  • Leading whole classes while cover teachers are away
  • Dealing with challenging behaviour in the classroom
  • Making sure all students are focused and on track to meeting the lesson objectives
  • Prepare the classroom for lessons
  • Help any students who are struggling with the work set for their cover lessons
  • Assist teachers in planning lessons

In order for us to be able to offer you work, we will need to ensure you have passed our vetting check which include a DBS and referencing.

To apply for supply work with us you must:

  • Be in your final year of University or be a recent graduate
  • Have experience working with children or young adults
  • Have leadership skills and experience
  • Be able to build excellent rapport with students and staff
  • Be flexible in your approach to work and work well on your initiative
  • Have a genuine interest in working within the education sector
  • Ideally have experience working or volunteering within education

Apply today with your most recent CV to or call the Sheffield Secondary office on 0114 241 3341

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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