Performing Arts Graduate: Secondary school

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: PERARTs2
Salary: £77 - 90 per day + 12.07% statutory holiday pay + £50 refer a friend
Job Published: 13 days ago

Performing arts graduate/ student opportunity

Cover Supervisor

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

£ 77-90 per day

About the role:

Protocol Education are currently recruiting performing arts graduates/ students Cover supervisors to be based in the Newcastle upon Tyne area.

Those who are/have studied performing arts are confident individuals which is a key attribute to being successful in this role.

The nature of this role is very flexible and is typically on a daily basis, although schools do take on full-time cover supervisors.

Cover supervisors are required to oversee the classroom during the absence of the teacher. They are in the classroom to monitor the pupils learning, to ensure they are making progress and being productive. This role will include being a role model in the classroom with children who are at all stages of their educational development. Individuals in this role need to act as positive role model for the children and provide support for their learning. 

It is not required to have experience as a cover supervisor, it would be preferable if candidates had some experience being based within an educational setting.

Candidates should:

  • Feel confident in new settings and be prepared to deliver a wide variety of work.
  • Feel comfortable working with children of all ages.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Feel confident supervising and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Have or be willing to obtain an Enhanced DBS.
  • Have the right to work in the UK.


  • Frequent work and income
  • Assess to a variety of courses, including a mandatory safeguarding course.
  • Full support from the Protocol Education team.
  • The opportunity to form relationships and network with schools in the Newcastle area.

If you believe that you would be a good fit for this role, please apply now with your CV.

If you have any further questions regarding the role, please contact 01912797270. 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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