Cover Supervisor

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Supply Teacher, Supervisor
South East England
£70 to £95 per day
Destination Education Ltd
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Destination Education are working alongside a number of excellent London based Secondary Schools, who require cover supervisors on an on-going basis.

The main role 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. As a cover supervisor your role and responsiblities will include:

* Covering lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher
* Supervising the delivery of the cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students
* Ensuring that the required resources needed in order to effectively deliver the covered lessons are available
* Managing the behaviour of pupils whilst they are undertaking set work to ensure a positive learning environment
* Responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures
* Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies in accordance with school policy and procedures
* Collecting completed work after lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher
* Reporting back as appropriate, using the school's standard procedures on the behaviour of pupils during the class, and any issue arising.

Cover supervisor roles offer a fantastic opportunity for individuals looking to gain teaching and classroom experience before completing a PGCE.

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 seconday 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

To apply for a role as a cover supervisor for Destination Education, please apply now or send your CV - alternatively please call Reiss on 0208 066 0478.

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Contact Details:
Destination Education Ltd
Tel: 02036552130
Contact: Reiss Meacham

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