General Cover: Secondary school

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: gencover121
Salary: £77 - 90 per day + 12.07% statutory holiday pay + £50 refer a friend
Job Published: 11 days ago

General Cover: Secondary School role

Newcastle upon Tyne / North Tyneside

£77-90 per day

Protocol education is recruiting individuals who adapt well in new environments and are happy with daily flexible work to be cover supervisors in secondary schools across Newcastle and north Tyneside. We are also recruiting for individuals who are aspiring teachers to be full-time general cover staff. 

General cover staff oversea the class during the absence of the teacher. They are expected to manage behaviour and ensure a positive work environment is maintained. Currently across secondary schools in Newcastle there is a high demand for daily cover.

This role would work well along side final year studies, volunteering, or part-time work. This is the perfect opportunity for individuals who wish to begin their career in education or who plan on going into education once they have finished their studies. It will also be good experience for aspiring teachers prior to completing your teaching qualification. 


  • The right to work in the UK.
  • Has or is willing to obtain an enhanced DBS.
  • Is open to flexible & daily work.  
  • Adapts will to new environments.
  • Is confident maintaining a possible work environment.


  • The support from the experienced consultants at protocol education.
  • Continuous work and income
  • The chance to extend your skill set through our online courses.
  • The opportunity to network and form relationships with schools in Newcastle.

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, please apply now.

If you would like more information on the role, please contact melissa on 0191 279 7270 or email  

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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