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Sport Graduate - Cover Supervisor - Cumbria

Posted 31 January by Veritas Education Recruitment Ltd Ended

Sports graduate - Secondary Cover Supervisors - Cumbria

Secondary schools in the Carlisle and surrounding area are actively looking for confident Sport/Coaching Graduates to cover PE lessons across KS3 and KS4. The role of a Cover Supervisor is ideal for Sport Graduates who are considering a career in teaching or are already doing their PGCE. It is a great opportunity to earn extra income and gain the relevant experience. The suitable candidiate will not only cover PE lessons but will ahve the oppotuntity to cover a variety of different subjects.

The role

As a PE Cover Supervisor, you will be expected to oversee lessons in the absence of the teacher. You will not be required to deliver the lesson itself but you must ensure that the pupils are on task. You will need to manage behaviour in line with the school policy so you must be confident and have a strong, firm, but fair approach.


  • Cover Supervisor Trainin - Level 1
  • An Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Safeguarding, Child Protection and Prevent
  • Behaviour Management Training - Level 1
  • Equality and Diversity
  • British Values

The requirements:

  • Be qualified to degree level.
  • Have experience working with small or large groups of children.
  • Be available at least 3 days a week.
  • Be flexible and available at short notice.
  • Being able to drive would be an advantage
  • DBS certificate on the update service (or willing to complete one)
  • 2 referees we can contact for references

Veritas Education can offer you the following benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay of £60-£70 per day
  • Short term and long-term vacancies suiting your needs
  • 24/7 support and feedback from experienced Consultants
  • Respected relationships with a vast selection of schools across Cumbria
  • Cover Supervisor Training
  • An attractive 'recommend a friend' scheme, for any referrals that you make to Veritas Education (£100)
  • Veritas will arrange your clearance including Barred List Check, Qualifications Checks,
  • References and Enhanced DBS

How to apply

If you are interested in this vacancy, then please send an up to date CV or alternatively call Amy on to discuss the role in more detail.


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

Reference: 34359122

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