Cover Supervisor - South Manchester

Zoek Pin Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

£ 65.00 - £ 85.00 Per Day

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 6 days ago

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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a graduate looking for flexible work in south Manchester? Are you considering a career in teaching and looking to gain practical classroom experience?

We are currently recruiting for energetic and confident graduates for temporary flexible roles in secondary schools in south Manchester.

The Role

Cover supervisors for flexible day to day bookings and ongoing full-time supply roles.

The role will include:

  • Taking the lead in the absence of the teacher
  • Sole responsibility for teaching and learning
  • Delivering pre-planned lessons
  • Using provided resources to encourage learning
  • Managing the behaviour within the classroom
  • Developing independent study skills and peer learning
  • Pastoral and learning support
  • Managing handover back to the teacher
  • A background or degree in science, maths, English, or sports science would be beneficial

The Schools

  • 11-18 Academies in Wythenshawe, Didsbury , Whalley Range and Fallowfield
  • Broad range of schools some with Good or Outstanding Ofsted status
  • Excellent facilities for teaching and learning
  • Head teachers with a clear vision for the school development and pupil progress
  • Supportive Cover Managers who will maximise your specific talents and skills
  • A supportive positive working environment for trainee teachers and cover supervisors

We welcome applications from graduates with experience of:

  • Working in schools or colleges
  • Sports coaching
  • Youth work
  • Drama Workshop / drama school/ theatre in education
  • Art workshop
  • Teaching children or leading children's clubs in community groups or places of worship
  • Breakfast clubs/ After school club
  • Summer Camps/ PGL
  • Scouts/Guides/Brownies/Cubs
  • Outdoor activities instructor / Duke of Edinburgh/ orienteering with young people

The Benefits:

  • FREE Cover Supervisor Training before you start
  • Competitive pay rates
  • No planning or marking responsibilities
  • No taking work home
  • Ideal for graduates who want a more flexible approach to their working life
  • Regular local work, work as much or as little as you like
  • Fits rounds other employment or study
  • Often leads to permanent employment or training placements to begin a PGCE or similar teaching qualification

To join us and be successful in this graduate cover supervisor role, you will need to:

  • a minimum of six week's experience in the last 3 years of working with groups of children or teenagers
  • A referee Tradewind can contact to take a detailed reference to account for this experience
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Bachelor's degree or similar equivalent qualification
  • Able to travel to schools in Wythenshawe, Didsbury , Whalley Range and Fallowfield by 8am with 30 minutes notice

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 35 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
  • A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this south Manchester cover supervisor position, or to hear more about other roles for now and from September 2021 call the Manchester office on######### , or email @

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first

  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates

  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)

  • More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter

  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer


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