Cover Supervisor (Ex Army, Ex Police, Sports Coach)

Posted 22 April 2024
Salary £158 - £165 per day
LocationTyne and Wear
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameMarnie Leigh

Job description

Job Title: Cover Supervisor (Ex Army, Ex Police, Sports Coach)
Location: Sunderland
Contract Type: Long Term

Leader Education are recruiting a reliable and confident individual to work at a large, mainstream Primary School based in the Sunderland area. The Cover Supervisor will be required to carry out general classroom duties, ensuring that children can carry out pre-planned exercises when their teacher is absent.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with children and demonstrate a genuine commitment to helping others. Experience in the Armed Forces or Police force is highly regarded for this position because of the valuable skills and attributes this experience can provide.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 4.30pm and is a long-term position, given a successful trial.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An Enhanced Child and Adult DBS, or willingness to obtain this.
  • Strong classroom management skills.
  • Flexibility and openness to working with various subjects and student age groups are expected.
  • Proficiency in utilising technology for teaching and learning purposes.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free CPD including Team Teach
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support.
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their teaching experience, qualifications which are relevant to this role. Please email your CV to or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.