Cover Supervisors Required!

November 2, 2016


Yorkshire Education are looking for Cover Supervisors to work in Secondary schools in York, Selby and/or Goole.


Yorkshire Education has quickly become York’s largest and most popular supply teaching agency and is contracted with many of the local schools. 




Working as a Cover Supervisor can be extremely rewarding. The Cover Supervisor’s main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set by an absent teacher.


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


You can work as much or as little as you like, it's completely up to you. Whether you are looking for the occasional day, a few days every week, we may well have an opportunity for you.


Qualifications required: 


  • Degree as a minimum educational requirement

  • Must have recent and relevant experience working with secondary aged pupils in an educational setting


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Covering lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher

  • Supervising the delivery of the cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students

  • Managing the behaviour of pupils whilst they are undertaking set work to ensure a positive learning environment

  • Dealing with any intermediate problems or emergencies in accordance with school policy and procedures

  • Reporting back as appropriate, using the schools standard procedures on the behaviour of pupils during the class and any issues arising.


Skills and Knowledge:


  • Behaviour management skills

  • Highly adaptable and flexible

  • Be professional and punctual at all times

  • Be confident

  • Organisational skills

  • Ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour

  • The ability to work as part of a team

  • Good reading, writing and numeracy skills


If you are interested in doing Cover Supervisor work, please get in touch!

01904 481800

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