Cover supervisor

Posted 11 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Cover Supervisor 

**Location: Newport

**September Start

**Flexible Days

**Experience working with children or in education required 


The School 

The school is a vibrant and joyful environment that has the pupils’ best interests at heart. The school is run by a passionate team of staff who put their love and passion for education into everything they do. The school and its staff work to create an invigorating and stimulating learning environment that encourages pupils to expand their knowledge and creativity helping them build their confidence. The school works alongside its pupils to create a curriculum that is engaging to them and that they can take pride in, understanding that each pupil comes with their own set of skills and strengths and works to develop and engage these to prepare them for their future. They are looking for a teaching assistant who will bring a passion for learning and who will be a supportive and enthusiastic presence for the pupils.

The Role

The role of a cover supervisor is to support classes in the event the usual teacher is absent. You are not required to plan your own lessons but to deliver the lesson as instructed by the class teacher. As a cover supervisor, you can gain valuable experience across various departments within the school and learn about aspects of education such as SEN, physical education and mentoring.


Key responsibilities:

Promptly taking the register at the start of lessons
Delivering the lesson in the way the class teacher or management has instructed, be it showing a presentation, handing out resources or setting project work, for example.
Ensuring that students are on task, managing challenging behaviour when needed
Supporting students in their learning
Being organised in checking lessons in advance and preparing resources in time for the lesson


Twenty4Seven Education are looking for educators who:

Believe that every student, regardless of their background or need, can make outstanding progress
Are resilient, determined, creative and inspirational in their style and presence as a leader
Utilise a variety of teaching methods to present engaging, thoughtful lessons and CPD sessions
Are caring and has the drive and passion to continue to develop strong relationships and the well-being with staff, students, parents, governors, professionals and the local community


The Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

Opportunities to work in a variety of local Schools & Colleges which enables you to establish where you work best
Twenty-4-Seven support from your designated consultant
Potential long-term roles
Competitive pay rates
Recommend-a-friend Scheme



Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to obtain an Education Workforce Council (EWC) check. Full assistance will be provided.