Cover Supervisor work is excellent experience for those looking to get into the teaching profession or to gain further experience in working with children. We value our staff and provide continuous professional development, as indicated by the Gold Standard of Professional Development awarded and Cover Supervisors are included in Alperton’s professional development programme alongside teaching staff. There are also additional opportunities to develop specific areas to support effectiveness in the role. Any time not spent covering lessons will be used for duties relating to the school development plan.
As a Cover Supervisor you will be required to provide effective classroom cover for students aged 11 - 16 in the absence of the main subject teacher and in line with the Alperton expectations for the quality of teaching and learning.
Your day will involve using the in-house procedures to access cover work, prepare resources to be used in the classroom and dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies/procedures. You will also to contribute to the vast array of the school’s extra-curricular activities we offer to our students across all year groups.
You will be a proactive individual with a ‘can-do’ attitude who is able to provide engaging and interesting lessons from work set by absent teachers. You will also be able to ensure that work set is adaptable and suitable to meet the needs of students of different abilities who are being supervised. You do not need to specialise in any particular subject area but a high level of literacy and numeracy are essential for this role.
If you are passionate about young people’s education, hardworking, flexible and a forward thinking individual who has good organisational skills and is looking for an exciting new challenge which is highly rewarding, then this role is perfect for you.