Cover Supervisor - Secondary School

  • Job Reference: 1382877484-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: The Educate Group
  • Location: South Glamorgan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Are you a sports coach or graduate looking to make a real impact in young lives? Step into the classroom as a Cover Supervisor with Educate!

Why Choose Cover Supervision with Educate?

  • Kickstart Your Education Career: Perfect for sports coaches and graduates eager to explore teaching
  • Flexible Schedule: Balance work with other commitments or further studies
  • Diverse Experience: Work across various subjects and age groups in Barry's schools
  • Transferable Skills: Utilise your coaching or degree skills in an educational setting
  • Competitive Pay: Earn while you gain valuable classroom experience
  • Clear Pathway: Ideal stepping stone towards qualified teacher status

What Sets Educate Apart in Barry?

  • Educator-Led Agency: Founded by school senior leaders, teachers and teaching assistants who understand your journey
  • Tailored Support: Personalised guidance to help you thrive in the classroom
  • No Temp-to-Perm Fees: Increased chances of securing long-term roles
  • Exclusive Opportunities: Access to positions not available through other agencies
  • Professional Development: Regular training to enhance your skills
  • Community Focus: Be part of Barry's educational landscape

Why wait? Turn your passion for sports or your degree into a rewarding classroom career. Join Educate today and become the inspiring presence Barry's students need.

Ready to Start Your Fulfilling Education Career? Contact Educate Now and Discover How You Can Make a Difference in Barry's Schools.

Benefits of joining the Educate Group:

  • Led by experienced educators with over 85+ years of combined education experience
  • Provides staffing solutions to schools with a commitment to high-quality support for partner schools
  • Offers flexible work arrangements to achieve a work-life balance
  • Provides opportunities to build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools in the area
  • Offers free regular training from a team of educators
  • Opportunity to apply for initial teacher training with Educate ITT and link schools
  • Potential for permanent job placement if available.

Responsibilities of a Cover Supervisor:

  1. Supervise classes and deliver pre-prepared lessons in the absence of a teacher
  2. Ensure that students are engaged, motivated and on task
  3. Manage any behaviour issues that may arise
  4. Follow school policies and procedures
  5. Maintain accurate records of student progress

Requirements of a Cover Supervisor:

  • A degree or Level 3 qualification with solid standards of literacy and numeracy
  • Experience working or volunteering with children or young people
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Registrations required to be a Cover Supervisor:

  • An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
  • You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.


  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
  • The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
  • A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
  • All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don't hesitate to contact one of our team on (phone number removed).