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Cover Supervisor

Job Description:

PK Education are on the hunt for Cover Supervisors in Sheffield.

If you’re looking to start a career in education, want to take a step up from Sports Coaching or Teaching Assistant work, or simply would like more experience in the classroom, then this is the perfect role for you!

As a Cover Supervisor, your role is to cover lessons in the absence of the teacher. You will be expected to deliver pre-planned work to the class, which will have students of all abilities. You’ll need to have strong classroom management.

We’re looking for people that are confident, committed, flexible, and able to build strong rapport.

Previous experience in the classroom is desirable, however if you are confident leading groups and can follow instructions then we would love to hear from you. Those with experience in any of the following would be of particular interest:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Youth Work
  • Drama Groups
  • Military / Police
  • Graduates (Childhood Studies, Psychology, Maths, English, Science etc…)

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have an exemplary attendance record
  • Have good behaviour management skills
  • Be adaptable to work with a varied range of ages and abilities

Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure that students are safe and provided with an environment that allows them to take risks in their learning and become lifelong learners
  • To help support the teacher deliver lessons across all key stages
  • Teach classes when the need occurs
  • Cover planned absences
  • To help to establish and maintain exemplary student behaviour for learning

If you think you might be a good fit for the Cover Supervisor position, or you would like more information, please get in touch.

You can APPLY NOW for this role if you’d like to be considered.

Alternatively send your CV to or call us on 0114 272 2212.


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