Sports graduates/ sports coaches - cover supervisor

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11334014
Salary: PAYE (pay as you earn)
Job Published: 13 days ago
Are you are Sports graduate or experienced sports coach? Are you an aspiring PE Teacher ? Are you available for full time or part time work in Sunderland ?

Protocol Education are recruiting for Sports coaches and Sports graduates to join our team of cover supervisors and learning support assistants working in secondary schools in and around the Washington area of Sunderland.

We are offering aspiring PE Teachers the perfect opportunity to jump start their career in education and teaching. Working as a cover supervisor will give PE and Sports graduates and Sports Coaches the opportunity to utilise the transferable skills into a classroom setting. This experience will be invaluable for any future PGCE, SCITT or ITT training application.

This work is flexible and can range from daily, short-term and long-term lesson cover on a part-time or full-time basis with some potential to go permanent.


The role of the Cover Supervisor demands flexibility and initiative. Your focus will be on supporting progress by providing classroom supervision for students whose regular teacher is absent. You will be expected to deliver pre-planned learning activities and establish productive working relationships with students in a stimulating and orderly learning environment.

As a Cover Supervisor you will be covering the absence of a teacher and supervising classes of students in a range of subjects such as P.E, Drama or General Cover lessons. Please note that although you will be required to cover lessons cross the curriculum you will not be required to be a subject specialist.

The ideal Candidate will have/be:
• A genuine interest for working with young people
• Confidence to deliver pre planned lessons
• Confidence to manage and control behaviour.
• Experience in leading groups of children
• Have a valid DBS or be willing to complete a new one
• Be aware and comply with safeguarding measures

All candidates will be offered the opportunity to undergo free cover supervisor training.