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Cover Supervisor

Posted 6 March by Vetro recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Post 16+ PcET

Position: Cover Supervisor

Location: Caerphilly and the surrounding area

Salary: £60 - £75 per day

Vetro Education are currently seeking individuals who hold or working towards a Post 16+ PcET qualification.

We are currently seeking cover supervisors to work in a cluster of secondary schools in the Caerphilly and surrounding areas on a ad hoc, long term and short term basis. Cover supervisors are becoming more in demand within secondary schools and as a result, they require individuals with this qualification. The requirements will include covering classes with pupils between the ages of 11-15 Years of age. Cover Supervisors were introduced as a way of maintaining Teachers 'non-contact' periods.

Applicants will need to be approachable, reliable and flexible to meet the needs of the schools. You will need to have a strong work ethic as you will be undertaking a wide range of responsibilities within the classroom.

If you would like to get in to secondary education establishments and hold a qualification in the Post 16+ sector, then please get in touch today as we have excellent rates of pay with no payroll fees.

Benefits include:

  • Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Weekly pay runs
  • Flexible working hours
  • CV writing support and interview preparation
  • Training opportunities
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Employee of the month £50-£250 Love2Shop voucher per person you recommend
  • Holiday pay (option to accrue or have it paid on top of your wage)

Working as a Cover Supervisor can be very rewarding but also very demanding. The main job of a Cover Supervisor 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 of a Cover Supervisor:

As a cover supervisor your role and responsibilities will include:

  • Cover lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher, supervising the delivery of the established cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students
  • Oversee the collection of resources needed in order to effectively deliver the covered lessons
  • Assist in classes within a designated subject area, ie support delivery of subject lessons alongside the timetabled teacher
  • Secure and sustain an effective learning environment
  • Work with teachers to clarify teaching objectives in lessons, understand the sequence of teaching and learning the subject, and communicate such information to pupils
  • Seek guidance as appropriate on the choice of learning methods to meet the needs of their subject and of different pupils
  • Liaise with colleagues regarding individual learners' development and in rewarding positive behaviour
  • Seek guidance as appropriate on the choice of learning methods to meet the needs of their subject and of different pupils

Qualifications Required

Vetro will consider applications from individuals who hold one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post Graduate Degree/Certificate in Education
  • Experience in Lecturing
  • Honours Degree
  • Cover Supervisor experience up to 6 months

Skills and Qualities:

As a cover supervisor you will need to be:

  • highly adaptable as there is no regular timetable
  • be confident, organised and at times, diplomatic
  • patient, flexible, creative with a good sense of humour

You will need to demonstrate that you have:

  • Experience of working with secondary aged children
  • The ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour.
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers
  • A knowledge of the National Curriculum for KS3 and KS4
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good reading, writing and numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Reference: 34615614

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