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Trainee Cover Supervisor – Secondary School (no experience needed)

  • location Lewisham
  • contract type Full-time, Part-time
  • contract terms Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
  • salary £450 to £600 per week
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  • Apply by 20 July 2024
  • Job start ASAP
  • Job end Ongoing

As a Cover Supervisor you will be responsible for leading lessons of approximately 25 pupils in the absence of the class teacher. You will cover classes across the full range of secondary school subjects, but don’t worry, you are not expected to be a subject specialist in each area. The lesson will always be planned and provided in advance.

About the role

This role provides a great opportunity to gain experience of working within a Secondary school prior to applying to Initial Teacher Training. Although previous experience of working in a Secondary School is desirable it is not essential. Free training is provided by Smart Teachers for those without prior secondary school experience.

About the school

Our partnering Secondary school/s, in and around the Borough of Lewisham, are seeking candidates to work as Cover Supervisors, successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on daily supply or in longer fixed term supply contracts.

Requirements

To be considered for the role of Trainee Cover Supervisor – Secondary School (no experience needed) you will:

  • A degree or equivalent education
  • A willingness to learn
  • A natural leader and someone with the confidence to lead a lesson in the absence of the class teacher
  • A passion for education and providing the highest possible level of support to young people

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • A passion and desire to work with secondary age children

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Matthew Short on 020 7065 7500 or email matthew.short@smartteachers.co.uk.

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