Cover Teacher

Location: Peterborough
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: Secondary Teacher
Reference: covteachr2
Salary: £120 - 160 per day
Job Published: 2 months ago

Cover Teacher

Job Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Cover Teacher to join our team in the education and training industry. As a Cover Teacher, you will play a vital role in providing temporary teaching cover in the absence of regular teachers. This role will require you to teach in a variety of schools.

Job Duties

  • Deliver pre-prepared lessons to students in the absence of regular teachers.
  • Ensure a safe and supportive learning environment for students.
  • Follow the school's policies and procedures.
  • Manage classroom behaviour and maintain discipline.
  • Assist students with their academic and personal development.
  • Provide feedback to regular teachers regarding students' progress and behaviour.
  • Supervise students during break times and other non-teaching periods.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Excellent knowledge of the national curriculum.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to different teaching styles and strategies.
  • Effective classroom management skills.
  • Good organisational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


A Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field is required.


Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, preferably in a similar role.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Thorough understanding of educational principles and practises.
  • Proficiency in using educational technology and software.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Strong assessment and evaluation skills.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection policies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Postgraduate qualification in Education or a relevant subject area.
  • Additional certifications or training in specific subject areas.

Working Conditions

The Cover Teacher will work in an educational setting, such as a primary or secondary school. The role may involve standing for extended periods, interacting with students and staff, and adapting to different classroom environments. Part-time hours will be assigned based on the school's needs, and there may be occasional requirements to work outside regular school hours.

The salary for this position is £120 - £160 per day, depending on qualifications and experience.

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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