Secondary Cover Supervisor

Location: Richmond upon Thames
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors | Secondary | Secondary Support
Reference: PE11348482
Salary: £70 - £90 per day
Job Published: 14 days ago
Do you have experience of working with children? Are you looking for a flexible and exciting new career?

Protocol Education are working in partnership with a Secondary School based in Teddington who are looking to appoint Cover Supervisors to join them on a full-time basis starting in January 2022 until the end of the academic year.

The Role;

•Experience of working within education is desirable
•The ability and confidence to cover a variety of subjects
•A good knowledge of the National Curriculum
•A passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference

Please note, you do not have to have worked within a school setting previously to be considered for this role, if you have worked with children or young adults in any aspect (including youth workers, social workers, social workers) - We would love to hear from you!

The role of the cover supervisor is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set. The class teacher will set work for students to complete and the cover supervisor will ensure that pupils remain on task. Although it is not necessary for cover supervisors to have specific subject knowledge they should be able to manage behaviour and discuss the student's work with them, offering support and advice if needed.

A cover supervisor is the responsible adult in the classroom and is, therefore, responsible for dealing with any emergencies or problems that might occur.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are looking for flexible work. The school is able to work with cover supervisors to find work around their availability.

If you are enthusiastic about working with children and young people, we want to hear from you. Get in touch today to find out more.


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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