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Cover Supervisor

Luton, Bedfordshire
£18,406 to £19,406
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Role: Cover Supervisor

Connect2Luton are excited to recruit a cover supervisor on behalf of Luton Borough Council.

About the Role

The role will require you to work in a lovely secondary school in Luton

  • Undertaking of whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher; under the supervisory arrangements established by the school.
  • To support the class teacher in all aspects of teaching and enhance learning opportunities for pupils, bringing to bear knowledge and practical experience gained through working with pupils, and through their theoretical and academic experience/achievement.

As a Teacher, you will be responsible to:

  • Undertake whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, following agreed lesson plans, support the teaching and learning of individual or groups of pupils, using support strategies appropriate to the needs of pupils, providing feedback and liaising over problems. Facilitate the intellectual and social development of pupils, supporting the achievement of literacy, numeracy and other curriculum targets. Prepare, develop, maintain and deploy appropriate learning aids, materials and equipment, including ICT, to assist in teaching. Advise on the suitability of such resources including their appropriateness in the culturally and linguistically diverse classroom.
  • Contribute significantly to the planning of teaching and learning for the whole class and/or individual pupils on a short, medium and long-term basis. Contribute significantly to the planning of lessons and work programmes, the devising of activities ie booster classes and target setting. Set and mark both class and homework including the administration of class tests under the guidance of the class teacher.
  • Contribute to the monitoring, recording and assessment of pupil progress through observation and questioning, against pupil targets (and Individual Educational Plans where relevant) keeping detailed records of individual's progress. Assist teachers in the evaluation and revision of lessons and work programmes for individuals and groups of pupils.
  • Contribute to the development of a purposeful working atmosphere and implement and monitor the school's behaviour and any related policies and procedures. Invigilate tests and examinations as directed. Supervise whole groups in particular curriculum activities and the class for agreed periods. Accompany students on trips as required
  • Develop and maintain supportive relationships with parents, carers and others of the pupil's community. Work collaboratively with other agencies and professionals, as necessary. Attend parent's evenings as required and contribute to the discussions about individual student's progress. Attend school/departmental meetings to contribute to discussions about individual students and classes where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the care, health and welfare of pupils in accordance with the school's health and safety, safeguarding, equal opportunities and other related policies.
  • As required, lead specific aspects of teaching, learning and personal development, for example projects or activities. Take part in training activities offered by the school and develop curricular knowledge as required. Provide consistent and effective support in line with the requirements and responsibilities of the role
  • Undertake other appropriate tasks and duties when not required for cover, e.g. displays, general administration and classroom environment etc.

Skills and Experience

  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • At least 6 months in a school setting.
  • Ability to manage groups of pupils and deal with challenging behaviour

About Us

Luton Borough Council has partnered with Kent County Council to create Connect2Luton; a recruitment managed service for all contingent temporary agency, contract, and interim roles at the Council.

Our heritage and being local government-owned means we have a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the public sector, with many of our employees having previously worked for the Council or have supplied previously into the Council for several years.

We are an equal opportunities employment agency and business that positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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  • Job Reference: 702625805-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Connect2Luton
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £18,406 to £19,406
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent