Ex Police - cover supervisor

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors | Secondary Support
Reference: PE11348723
Salary: PAYE (pay as you earn)
Job Published: 7 days ago
Protocol Education are recruiting for Ex Police personnel to work within schools throughout Sunderland and the north of county Durham.

This work is flexible and can range from daily, short-term and long-term lesson cover on a part-time or full-time basis.
This is a fantastic opportunity for any former member of the police to utilise the many transferable skills they have built throughout their career. Work available will include full-time and more flexible ad-hoc roles.
At times you may be required to de- escalate challenging behaviour. You will also be required to supervisor large groups of children. You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact into the lives of children aged 11-16 by supporting them with their learning. This role is suitable for candidates who are empathetic and understand reasons for challenging behaviour.

As a cover supervisor you will provide progress by providing classroom supervision for students whose regular teacher is absent. You will be expected to deliver pre-planned learning activities and establish productive working relationships with students, ensuring all students are safe within the classroom.

While you will cover lessons across the curriculum you are not expected to be a subject specialist. The ability to build a rapport with children and young adults in paramount.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are looking for flexible working as roles can differ from daily bookings to long term placements.




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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