• Full Time
  • Anywhere


Are you a graduate thinking of a career in education?

Have you applied for a PGCE but would like to gain experience in schools before the course starts?

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge:?

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Cover Supervisor to work two to five days a week at a successful Secondary school in Newport.

This Cover Supervisor role is to start as soon as possible and will be for the academic year. 

£65 – £75 per day

As a Cover Supervisor you will be covering a lessons for pupils across years 7 to 11 and lesson plans will be set ready for you to deliver the work to the students. You will be responsible for delivering the work and ensuring pupils complete the lesson tasks.

Working as a Cover Supervisor is a great opportunity to gain confidence in a classroom environment, whilst delivering lessons on your specialist subject!  There will be times you will cover other subjects, but all work is set for you, it will simply be ensuring the pupils stay on track.


  • Strong academic background – a degree in any subject!
  • Available to work a minimum of 2 days a week
  • DBS Check and EWC Registration (Teaching Personnel will help you apply for these if needed)
  • Be passionate and committed to working with children in education

What skills does a Cover Supervisor need?

  • Be reliable, flexible and a strong team player
  • Behaviour management skills
  • Be diplomatic, organised and confident
  • Patient, flexible and creative
  • A good sense of humour is always helpful!

We are seeking individuals who are positive, flexible, and charismatic and have a good use of initiative – managing a classroom and busy timetable can often mean you need to think on your feet!

The ability to cope under pressure is also essential.

This is an ideal role for someone who is looking to develop their experience of working within a school environment, particularly if you wish to go on and complete your teacher training. The school is extremely welcoming and our staff are very positive in their feedback.


If you are considering a career in Education or teaching, and would like to find out more, please apply with your CV.



Cover Supervisor | Graduate Job | Secondary Schools | Supply Teaching | Experienced Teaching Assistant

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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