Cover supervisors in Cardiff


Now Education is recruiting for Secondary School Cover Teachers in the Cardiff area.

As a Cover Teacher in a Secondary School, you will supervise pupils and manage their behaviour and the classroom expectations. You will deliver pre-planned exercises to the pupils due to the teaching staff being away on short-term/long-term absence. Your main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set and support the pupils individual learning.

This role will suit somebody who has an interest in completing a PGCE, a student teacher, support staff who want a new challenge or FE, PTTLS lecturers or tutors.

You will be required to cover 5 classes per day, covering a range of subjects throughout your working day.

The hours for this role are 08:30 – 15:00.

The benefits to you!

  • Weekly pay, and no payroll fees.
  • Support from an approved NPS Welsh Government Framework Supplier for Wales.
  • Flexible working hours to suit you.
  • Variety of work in primary, secondary, special schools and nurseries.
  • Now Education Mobile App for communicating shift availability.
  • Support from an experienced education consultant.
  • Free CPD training.
  • Candidate referral Programme.
  • 24-hour registration from the comfort of your sofa.
  • 12.07% Holiday pay – paid weekly or accumulated in a holiday pot to withdraw when you are not working.
  • Now Education contributed pension.
  • Candidate of the term competition.
  • 24/7 direct contact with your dedicated consultant.

Your duties will include:

  • Supervising work that has been set in accordance with the school’s curriculum.
  • Managing the behaviour of pupils in line with the school’s behavioural policy.
  • Responding to any questions from pupils to support and develop their learning.
  • Being flexible to the schools and pupils needs.
  • Collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the teacher.
  • Report back to the key person in charge with any key information about pupils behaviours and progress.

The Ideal person:

  • Experience of working with pupils aged 11+ years in a UK Secondary School setting.
  • Excellent reading, writing and numeracy skills.
  • Educated to Degree level in Education studies or holds a relevant UK classroom experience.
  • A passion for helping young pupils progress within their education.
  • Adaptable to a change in circumstances.
  • Dynamic and holds strong classroom management.
  • Able to manage behaviours using the schools behaviour policy.

This role can be full or part time.

Now Education are part of the National Procurement Services Framework Agreement for the provision of temporary workers and supply teachers, the framework has had a significant impact on the way Welsh schools source staff. Great news! Now Education has been named as one of the preferred agencies as part of this framework.

Now Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation.

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