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Science Cover Supervisor


Job Description:

A secondary school in Greenwich is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic full-time Cover Supervisor to join them from September 2024 on a long-term to permanent basis. The school can offer a good working environment with opportunities and encouragement to develop both personally and professionally. You will be based in the science department so a background in science is essential. This is an ongoing temp to perm position that would suit someone who is interested in teaching as a future career. You must have previous school-based experience. 

Role of a Cover Supervisor:

  • Delivering pre-planned lessons in the absence of the regular teacher.
  • Cover Supervisor must maintain a positive and productive learning atmosphere.
  • Managing classroom behavior and ensuring students remain on task.
  • Assisting with the development of educational resources.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff and senior leaders.

Requirements of a Cover Supervisor:

  • A background in Science is essential.
  • A passion for education and a genuine interest in working with secondary school students.
  • Strong communication and classroom management skills.
  • The ability to adapt to different year groups.
  • A positive and proactive attitude.
  • A relevant degree is desirable.

 Why Step Teachers?

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Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

Furthermore, if you know someone that is looking for a new challenge or keen to take their first steps in education, feel free to pass on my details and I'll be more than happy to explain how the world of cover supervision works. For every successful referral there is up to £200 worth of Amazon vouchers in it for you and the person you recommend.

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info


  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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