Secondary Cover Supervisor - Sutton

Location: Sutton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: PE11188586
Salary: £60 - £80 per day
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Cover Supervisors Required in Sutton

Cover supervisors are suitably trained individuals who supervise pupils carrying out pre-prepared exercises when teaching staff are on short-term absence. The cover supervisor's main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that pupils remain on task with the work they have been set. They will cover lessons in a variety of subject areas and must be flexible, patient and willing to use a certain degree of initiative.

Whilst no teaching qualification is required, the successful candidate will have the ability to create a climate for learning and establish a working atmosphere, ensuring that students remain focused on their work across all subjects. They will genuinely enjoy working with teenagers of all abilities and will be able to establish and build relationships with the students, whilst displaying a calm, authoritative and professional manner. The role will not require any active teaching, marking or planning. Duties may include:

• supervising work that has been set in accordance with the school policy;
• managing the behaviour of pupils while they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive environment;
• responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures;
• dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school's policies and procedures;
• collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher;
• reporting back as appropriate using the school's agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of pupils during the class, and any issues arising.

Suitable candidates will have the following:
• Experience of working in a classroom environment;
• The ability to support pupils at all Key Stages;
• The ability to work closely with the teaching staff and teaching assistants;
• The ability to motivate pupil's to learn through developing a creative and stimulating learning experience;
• The ability to build a good rapport with pupils;
• Two up-to-date referees one of whom must be your current or last employer;
• Registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC). If not yet registered, B.E.S.T staff can guide you through the process;
• An enhanced DBS with registration through the update service. If not in receipt of a DBS, B.E.S.T staff are able to complete this process with you;

If you believe you would be suitable for the role, please contact Aaron on 020 8971 1286