Secondary Cover Supervisor

Location: Brentwood
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: PE11260614
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: 23 days ago
Cover supervisors were introduced as a way of maintaining teachers' non contact periods. They have now become a permanent role in the majority of secondary schools, covering an absent teacher for reasons that include sickness, timetabled non contact time and time off for courses.

Working as a cover supervisor can be extremely rewarding but it is also demanding. The cover supervisor's main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set by an absent teacher.

Role and Responsibilities
As a cover supervisor your role and responsibilities will include:
§covering lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher
§supervising the delivery of the cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students
§ensuring that the required resources needed in order to effectively deliver the covered lessons are available
§managing the behaviour of pupils whilst they are undertaking set work to ensure a positive learning environment
§responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures
§dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies in accordance with school policy and procedures
§collecting completed work after lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher
§reporting back as appropriate, using the school's standard procedures on the behaviour of pupils during the class, and any issues arising.

What's on offer:
§Local work and regular schools
§Working with a diverse number of students
§No planning or marking
§Be the head of the class, great if you are thinking about becoming a teacher
§Flexibility, work when YOU want to work!

How would it be to work as a Cover Supervisor:
Cover supervisors on the teaching forums say Every day is different. I also work with behaviour when I'm not covering so it's always a busy, diverse day for me. A CS is respected in my school and teachers need those people that can step in when they are away.