Graduate Teacher (Cover Supervisor)

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382646291-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Vision for Education - Newcastle
  • Location: Hebburn, Tyne And Wear
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Are you a team leader who is keen to take steps into education? Have you considered doing teaching but not known whether it would be the right fit for you?

Vision for Education are working alongside a client school in South Tyneside to seek candidates to work as Cover Supervisors - progressing to daily supply work or in longer fixed term supply contracts.

About the Role

As a Cover Supervisor you will be responsible for leading lessons of approximately 30 pupils in the absence of the class teacher. You will cover classes across the full range of secondary school subjects, but don t worry, you are not expected to be a subject specialist in each area. The lesson will always be planned, and this will be provided in advance. It is your role as the Cover Supervisor to facilitate the classes learning, manage classroom behaviour, record accurate registers, and provide a handover to the absent teacher.

If you are new to the role, you will be offered a comprehensive Cover Supervisor Training Programme to equip you will the skills you need. Visit our website to find out more about our Cover Supervisor Training Programme or send us your CV and one of our consultants will call you with further information.


The desired Cover Supervisor will have:

  • A degree or equivalent education.
  • A willingness to learn.
  • A natural leader and someone with the confidence to lead a lesson in the absence of the class teacher.
  • A passion for education and providing the highest possible level of support to young people.

What we offer As a Cover Supervisor and as part of our team, you benefit from:

  • Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability).
  • Social and networking events.
  • Pension contributions.
  • CPD to help with your professional development.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant.

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 our Newcastle Secondary office on (phone number removed)

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