Graduate Cover Teacher

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1157144235-2
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Vision for Education - Manchester
  • Location: Rochdale, Lancashire
  • Apprentice Pay: £400 to £500 Per Week
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Unqualified Cover Teacher (Graduate Position)


December Start

Excellent opportunity for those exploring a career as a teacher

£400 to £500 per week.

About the role

Are you currently looking to start your career in education? Have you finished your degree and not sure what to do next? Are you about to graduate and looking to gain experience in Education?

As a Graduate Teacher you will be responsible for covering classes in a secondary school. You will be tasked with leading lessons of approximately 30 pupils in the absence of the class teacher. You will be willing to cover classes across the full range of secondary school subjects. You are not expected to be a subject specialist in each area they cover. The lesson will always be planned, it is your job to facilitate the classes learning, manage classroom behaviour, record accurate registers and provide a handover to the absent teacher. Successful Graduate Teachers are adaptable, flexible, motivated and organised, they have a passion for education and supporting young people.

This role provides a great opportunity to any graduate that seeks to gain experience of working within a Secondary school prior to applying to Initial Teacher Training. Although experience of working in a Secondary School is desirable this is not essential, Vision offers a comprehensive training programmes to new Cover Supervisors.

About the school

We are working with a number of mainstream schools across Rochdale and surrounding areas. Our partnering Secondary schools are seeking graduates to work as Graduate Cover Teachers (Cover Supervisors), successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on daily supply or in longer fixed term supply contracts.


To be considered for the role of Graduate Cover Supervisor you will:

  • Have a degree
  • Be available 5 days a week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • Experience with young people

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Olivia Flinter on (phone number removed) or email (url removed).