Cover Supervisor

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: Cover Sup22
Salary: £68 - 80 per day + PAYE - no umbrella companies
Job Published: 3 months ago

Have you graduated in 2020 or 2021? Are you going to be graduating in 2022?

An excellent opportunity for any aspiring secondary school teacher has arisen.

Protocol Education are working with a number of Sunderland Secondary Schools to recruit cover supervisors to work on a day to day or long to basis.

As a cover supervisor you will carry out pre-prepared lessons when teaching staff are on short-term absence. The cover supervisor's main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set.
The school
You could be covering a range of lessons across the curriculum. It is important to note that you don't have to hold a recognised teaching qualification or have a subject specialism to work as a cover supervisor. The key to success in the role is to be able to build a rapport with children and manage large groups.
A job as a cover supervisor is ideal for graduates interested in training to become a teacher. The first-hand classroom experience is a fantastic addition to any PGCE or SCITT application. Candidates from a drama and performing arts backgrounds have also found success in this area.
All cover supervisor candidates will be giving access to free training, including safeguarding and classroom management.

  • Work will be available during term time, Monday- Friday. Candidates with part time availability of up to 3 days will also be considered.
  • Roles available will start ASAP and September 2022.
  • Work will be available for both drivers and public transport users

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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. 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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