If you are a graduate and considering a career in teaching, a Cover Teacher position could be the ideal way to gain classroom experience and decide if education is right for you. We have a commitment to ensuring our candidates are supported with their first steps into education and within a school which could lead to a position into a school funded teacher training programme.
What is on Offer?
Applicants will need to demonstrate the same level of professionalism and dedication as teaching staff in order to succeed in this role with duties that include:
- Supervising classes and supporting pupils.
- Delivering cover work set by the class teacher.
- Providing feedback to the classroom teacher on the pupil's progress against lesson plans and the conduct of the lesson.
- Keeping pupil related records.
- Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school's policies and procedures.
- Collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher.
- Provide additional support to teachers in classrooms and to carry out administrative tasks when not covering a class.
- Act as a role model, setting high expectations of conduct and behaviour.
The pay will vary from £65-£90 per day depending on experience. Why use Pertemps to Represent You as a Graduate Cover Teacher?
Pertemps Education are a boutique local agency specialising in London and the Home Counties recruitment, with the unique advantage of being associated with a national brand. As a specialist education agency, our consultants work in a specific geographic area, as well as specialising in your Key Stage. We take an empathetic approach towards your requirements, for example, location or if you only can accept pre-booked work. What You Need to Register as a Graduate Cover Teacher?
- Hold a university degree of at least 2:2
- Have relevant experience working with students aged between 11 – 18
- Experience in working with children previously and be able to provide a reference from this work in the last 5 years
- Flexible approach and attitude as well as resilience is really important
- A DBS processed through Pertemps Education or a DBS on the Update Service
If you are looking for more flexibility as a Graduate Cover Teacher, live in Chelmsford and want to discuss your options further with a member of our specialist recruitment team, please do not delay and click “Apply Here”.