Cover Supervisors

Location: Nottingham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: LT090224CS(SEC/NOTS)
Salary: £80 - 90 per day
Job Published: 24 days ago

Cover Supervisors


East Midlands, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Type:

Temporary, expected to work Full-Time hours


£80.00 - £90.00 Per day

Company Overview:

Protocol Education helps over 11,000 of the very best education supply staff from the UK and overseas find work in nurseries, schools, and academies in England every year. We offer outstanding development opportunities to our educators, who are also vetted to the most stringent standards within the industry, using the best technology available.

We deliver great service and are trusted by more than 4,000 clients to provide them with the full range of early years and classroom-based staff on both a temporary and permanent basis. We offer expertise in early years, teaching, support, SEND, and intervention supply, answering the highly specialised needs of many settings both quickly and efficiently.

With our network of branches spread throughout England, we are able to support larger MATs and chains by offering consistent service across multiple sites, with a true partnership approach to complex resourcing and workforce management needs.

Company Values:

    • Acting with Integrity

Open, honest, and supportive, we do what we say we'll do - always.

    • Pursuing Excellence

We are determined to deliver the best possible service and find success in a way that inspires the trust of schools and educators.

    • Making an Impact

We understand the important connection between our work and the impact on pupil outcomes and the wider community.

    • Team Spirit

Through great collaboration, rewarding work, and an inclusive culture, we help each other thrive.

Job Duties:

  • Supervise and manage students in a classroom setting, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Deliver pre-prepared lesson plans and ensure student engagement and understanding.
  • Implement behaviour management strategies to maintain a positive and productive learning environment.
  • Support students with special needs by providing appropriate assistance and accommodations.
  • Adapt teaching methods to meet the needs of different Key Stage 3 and 4 students.
  • Demonstrate professional presence and act as a role model for students.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working in secondary schools
  • Experience supporting children with special needs
  • Good knowledge of the National British Curriculum


  • No specific educational requirements, but a relevant educational background is preferred


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • Ability to deliver lesson plans effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use initiative and make independent decisions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching assistant qualification
  • Additional training in behaviour management or special educational needs

Working Conditions:

  • Temporary position
  • Expected to work full-time hours
  • May require access to a car or ability to use public transport
  • May involve working with students with challenging behaviours

Right to Work:

  • British Passport, BRP Card, and Share Code
  • Overseas Police Checks Certificate

Protocol Education has also been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service's framework. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We 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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