We are currently looking to recruit a number of Cover Supervisors to work in the Leeds area on an ongoing basis, starting immediately.
We currently work with a number of Secondary schools across Leeds and the surrounding areas, and we are looking for individuals with any level of experience - some experience of working with children would be an advantage, but in order to be successful in this role, it is about your own willingness and enthusiasm to work with secondary aged children.
We will offer you plenty of support - we regularly run online training courses, one of which is cover supervisor training - all free of charge. They are not mandatory but if you feel they would help you in this role, then we would encourage you to join the course. The courses tend to run on an evening and are typically 2 hours long. Cover supervising is a job you can learn relatively quickly through being thrown in at the deep end and learning on the job in a secondary school, but the training course will supplement your practical experiences.
It might be that you have a background working with children, and we find that sports coaches, youth workers and behaviour mentors are a good fit for this type of work. This type of role would also suit future teachers, who would like to gain relevant and meaningful experience in schools before applying to do teacher training in the future.
Your role as a Cover Supervisor is crucial, and without them, secondary schools would struggle to cover lessons - for this reason, don;t underestimate your worth. Essentially, you will be there to provide classroom supervision to the students when their usual teacher is absent. Work will be pre-planned, and you could be asked to work across different subjects with KS3 and KS4 students. You will be expected to apply the school's behaviour policy to help you manage classroom behaviour effectively.
We are looking for someone who can keep students engaged, and would relate well with children and teenagers. You will be passionate, and be able to remain calm and authoritative in challenging situations. You will also be a flexible individual, able to accept work at very short notice, sometimes on the day of the absence. We need people who are extremely reliable, and punctual.
If this great opportunity sounds like it's for you, apply today to register with us, and we will have you in cover supervisor work in no time at all!