Cover Supervisor

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors | Secondary Support
Reference: PE11361996
Salary: PAYE (pay as you earn)
Job Published: 7 months ago
Calling all graduates interested in taking the next steps in a career in Education - Opportunities in Sunderland

Are you interested in supporting young people with special needs? Do you have what it takes to adapt into a rewarding environment as part of a supportive and welcoming team?
Have you ever thought about working as a cover supervisor or teaching assistant to help you gain relevant experience for you teacher training application.

Ideally you will be already be living locally and be ready to start when we have done our mandatory checks.

We are seeking Teaching Assistants, Support Workers and cover supervisors for Secondary schools across Sunderland for both long term and short term roles. This acts as a great platform if you are looking for a career in education, clinical psychology and especially if you are intending to go on and complete your teacher training or work with young people in a wider context. Many of these positions do turn into permanent work. A number of graduates who have worked with Protocol Education have gone on to get their dream job working with young people, teaching or in a wider field of clinical psychology and mental health.

We would especially welcome applications if you have an interest or experience in the any of the following areas.

• A genuine passion for working with young people and improve their outcomes.

• Youth Community work experience.

• Have studied one of the following Drama, Sports coaching or Psychology

• Outgoing, strong, confident personality and can work independently

• SEND experience - SEMH, PMLD, SEND, Autism.

• Have worked in residential support or as a care worker

• Possess Team Teach or some physical intervention training or be willing to train for the above to enhance your prospects of progressing.

• Mentoring or 1:1 student tuition in either English, Maths or Science

• Teaching/Learning Support Assistance/ Numeracy & Literacy support



All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see protocol-education.com/FAQs for further 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.


Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers, if your certificates are not within the last 12 months.  All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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