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Cover Supervisor – Colchester

Job Reference: BDJLPCOVER8

Job Start Date: 1 April 2021
Position Type: Flexible day-to-day

Sector: Secondary (age 11-18)
Role: Unqualified Teacher, Secondary, Graduate, Supply Teacher, Cover Supervisor
Subject: Cover Supervisor, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Graduate Teacher, Trainee Teacher, KS3 & 4, Qualified, teacher, Newly Qualified teacher, NQT, Teaching Assistant, Russell Group Graduate
Location: Essex, Frinton-On-Sea, Harwich, Brightlingsea, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester


About the job

Cover Supervisor – Colchester

Prospero Teaching are looking for an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to work in a variety of secondary schools in and around Colchester.


  • You will ideally be a University Graduate with a 2:1 or higher, however a degree is not essential.
  • You will have the opportunity to cover a range of subjects for students in KS3 and KS4, and will be expected to control the class and manage behaviour as and when needed, in line with the school policy.
  • As a Cover Supervisor, you will take on the responsibility of the full time class teacher when the teacher is absent; sickness, training courses, school trips etc.

About the schools / job:

  • Variety of mainstream secondary schools in and around Colchester.
  • Working with students in KS3 and KS4 (ages 11-16).
  • Potential to work with KS5 students (ages 16-18).
  • You will need to have a strong classroom presence and be confident to manage behaviour as and when necessary.
  • Full time or part time flexible positions available.
  • Perfect for a graduate looking to gain classroom experience and confidence before starting teacher training.
  • Lessons will all be set and you will be expected to make sure the students stay on task.
  • You will be managing behaviour in line with school policies.
  • We are looking for adaptable people as you may be covering a range of subjects during the day.

Contract details for the Cover Supervisor position:

  • Location – Colchester
  • Position – Cover Supervisor / Unqualified Teacher
  • Type of work – Flexible
  • Start date – ASAP
  • Contract type – Temporary
  • Full time/part time – Full or part time, flexible
  • Minimum rate of pay – £65 per day

Experience, Training and Qualifications required for the Cover Supervisor position:

  • Previous experience working with children or young people os desirable but not essential
  • Ideally hold a degree in a relevant subject area
  • A passion for working with children and young people
  • You will be pro active and adaptable, with lots of energy and enthusiasm

To be eligible for the Cover Supervisor position through Prospero Teaching you must:

  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references