Zest Education is working with a secondary school in Shrewsbury who need a full-time cover supervisor to start in the new academic year. This role will be ongoing for the right candidate.

The schools staff work together to create an inclusive and welcoming environment where all pupils, no matter their needs, can succeed.

Whether you are looking to get into teaching or would like to work within education without the added pressure of planning and marking; apply now!

The Role of a Cover Supervisor

A successful Cover Supervisor will be required to work in secondary schools delivering high quality pre-planned lessons to groups of 11-18 year old pupils.

The work is pre-planned, by the classroom teacher within school and you will be expected to deliver this to the students. You will also need to manage behaviour in line with the schools policy and provide feedback to the relevant senior leaders.

The successful candidate will cover pre planned lessons in a range of secondary school subjects such as Maths, English and Science.

The successful applicant must have the ability to:

  • Manage the behaviour of students
  • To supervise both KS3 and KS4 lessons
  • Demonstrate the highest standards for health and safety and safeguarding procedures
  • Be both a strong team player and be able to work independently
  • Be consistent in working with a broad range of pupils
  • Motivate and engage positively with students

You will need to have at least 20 days of work / volunteer experience in one or more of the following roles:

  • Sports coaches
  • Youth Workers
  • Camp America
  • Football Coaches
  • Dance Teacher
  • School placements
  • Voluntary work
  • Scout leader
  • Or be a recent graduate

Why Join Zest?

By joining Zest, you will have the opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in the industry because of the passion we have for everything education, as well as our three core values – being personable, honest and professional. Our team are always friendly and approachable and will do everything they can to put you at ease in your search for work. With over 50 years’ of dedicated education recruitment experience, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service and advice to help you succeed.

Rate of pay varies dependent on experience.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email us on lucy@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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