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Casual Supply Cover Teacher

Gordon's SchoolSurrey

Main Purpose of the Job

To supervise classes during the short-term absence of the assigned teacher.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Liaise with Cover Supervisor Coordinator to help supervision of classes upon demand

· Deliver pre-planned lessons in the absence of student’s subject teachers (Period 1 to 6).

· Manage the behaviour of students whilst they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive environment.

· Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies and procedures.

· Collect completed work after the lesson and pass to the appropriate teacher.

· Report, as appropriate using the school’s agreed referral procedures, on the behaviour of students during the class and on any problems arising.

Person Specification

Relevant Experience / Knowledge

· Experienced qualified teacher or evidence of classroom experience

· Educated up to degree standard

· Experience of working with children aged 11 – 18 years old

· Competence in the use of ICT

Personal Skills

· Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and within a team

· Have ‘affable intensity’: a sense of humour, but retain sharp intensity for what needs to be done and ability to ‘get on with it’

· Understand that teaching is first and foremost about service and ‘going the extra mile' for the students

· Reliable, adaptable and flexible

· Open approach to teaching, engaging in all subjects

Salary: 

£120 - £140 per day plus holiday allowance (£134 - £156 per day total) dependent on experience


Gordon’s School is a State Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment – applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including an enhanced DBS check.

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