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Cover Supervisors - Training and paid assignments

  • Location: Bristol City Council
  • Start date: 05 Sep 2016
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE10776607
  • Branch: Bristol Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Christopher Stone
  • Call: 0117 945 3965
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Job description
Get Valuable Work Experience before applying to a PGCE, Calling all Aspiring Teachers

Protocol Education are recruiting for Degree equivalent Graduates that wish to apply for a PGCE in 2016/17 or who have an interest in working with Secondary School pupils. . At Protocol we work in partnership with schools across Swindon, Wiltshire, Bristol, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset and provide them with Teaching and Support on a day to day and long term placement supply basis.

Most PGCE’s ask for at least two weeks work experience in your chosen age range, so why not get that experience by working in a school and earning money at the same time!

There are three main roles that we offer in Secondary Schools. The ideal role that resembles that of a Qualified Teacher is a ‘Cover Supervisor’. In order to work as a Cover Supervisor with Protocol Education you must be a Degree Graduate, have a strong presence, be willing to learn and undergo in house training if you haven’t got previous experience.

Cover Supervisor-

Acting as an unqualified teacher, successfully manage behaviour of an entire class and ensure all work set is completed.

LSA- Working 1:1 with a child

TA- Assisting the class Teacher, and contributing to the whole class.

This job would suit:

A graduate looking to gain some more classroom based experience within secondary schools

Degree students looking to build upon your experience in preparation to pursue a teacher training programme

A Youth worker/Sports/Drama coach and would like to extend this into a classroom environment

Protocol Education Bristol are seeking Cover Supervisors and Support Staff for daily, short term and long term assignments. The successful candidates will be confident and clear communicators, be committed to managing the classroom and pupil behaviour at all times and have a natural ability to enthuse and motivate young learners.

Work consists of day to day supply work but also pre-booked bulk work and longer term placements. This will be discussed in more depth at your appointment.

Looking for work?

Register with Protocol Education to apply for this role and connect with other schools, academies and nurseries recruiting near you

Protocol Education offers all Teachers and teaching staff:

• Excellent rates of pay

• Free of charge training courses (SEN, Cover Supervisor, behaviour management)

• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants

• A wide variety of positions, both day to day and long-term

• Continued support through placements

• 24 Hr Emergency contact numbers

• Weekly Pay

• The opportunity to work in a variety of settings


Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates registering with Protocol must have undertaken (or be willing to undertake) an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

We look forward to your response. Please contact Chris Stone 0117 9453965 /

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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