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Cover Supervisor - Teaching Job Gravesend/Dartford

£90.0 - £110.0 per day

Dartford, Kent

Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd

Are you looking for a rewarding job in education that allows you to support and inspire students in their learning journey? We are seeking a reliable and adaptable Teaching Cover Supervisor to join our Hays team and contribute to the seamless continuation of learning in the absence of regular teachers.
Hays is one of the market-leading agencies in the education sector in Dartford and Gravesend. We are currently actively recruiting Cover Teachers to assist with a rising demand for supply staff. We offer a wide range of staffing solutions to local secondary schools in North Kent, including day-to-day supply teachers, long-term cover and permanent job opportunities. Our network of partnership schools trust and our market expertise means we have a consistent flow of jobs available all year round.

Your new role
Cover supervisors play a crucial role in supporting schools during critical periods by offering general teaching assistance when regular staff members are absent. The duration of these roles may vary, and many temporary positions serve as potential pathways to more permanent teaching opportunities. As a Hays Cover supervisor, you can pick and choose your days and decline a job which isn't right for you. You can choose to work for us full-time, part-time or flexibly.
Your roles and responsibilities include:

* Supervise and manage classrooms in the absence of teachers, ensuring a safe and conducive learning environment.
* Deliver pre-prepared lesson plans and materials across various subjects and grade levels.
* Engage students in learning activities, answer questions, and provide support during the lesson.
* Maintain discipline and uphold school policies while promoting a positive classroom atmosphere.
* Report back to regular teachers on students\' behaviour, progress, and any concerns during the cover period.

What you'll need to succeed

* A minimum of 30 days UK experience as a cover supervisor in classroom settings within the last 2 years
* Previous experience working with students or in a school environment is advantageous.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students and staff.
* The ability to follow instructions, manage classroom dynamics, and handle unexpected situations with flexibility.

We welcome applicants who are currently working with other agencies.

What you will get in return
As a Hays Supply Teacher, you will receive:

* Daily rate from £90-£110 per day inclusive of holiday pay.
* Gain valuable experience in education and classroom management.
* Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development.
* Access to the Hays App, where you can access your timesheets, holiday booking system, free training, well-being courses and a range of discounts and cash-back deals
* £250 vouchers for referring a friend who completes 20 days' work via Hays
* Free CV consultation with a dedicated education consultant to support your career goals
* A flexible work schedule that allows for a healthy work-life balance.

What you need to do now

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call us now.

If this job is not quite right for you, but you are looking for a new job in education, please still contact your local office for a confidential discussion about your career and the different opportunities that are available.

We work with schools in Dartford, Gravesend, Medway, Maidstone, Tunbridge wells, Sevenoaks, Sittingbourne, Canterbury, Thanet, Deal, Dover, Folkestone and Ashford, so wherever you live, we have job roles available for you. It is commonplace for long-term supply roles to result in permanent job offers, making supply a brilliant way of showcasing your talent to local schools.

We also offer a £250 refer a friend scheme. If you know of anyone who is looking for supply work, refer them to Hays and after 20 days\' work is completed you will receive £250 in high street vouchers.

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