Position title
Cover Supervisor/ Teaching Assistant

Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant – Secondary School

Sheffield, S4

Full-time term time only

Monday – Friday 8:15am – 3.30pm

September 2024 Start

£115 per day

Are you a confident and ambitious person seeking to build a career in an education setting? Do you have a passion for supporting the education of young people? If so, this could be a great opportunity for you!

Unique School Solutions are seeking a full-time Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant for a secondary school in Sheffield.

The school is a large 11- 16 mixed secondary school located in the North of Sheffield. Behaviour is a strength of the school and they are on a journey to further improve.  The school teaches tolerance and respect for others and the values of opportunity, kindness. respect, achievement, togetherness and determination underpin everything they do.

This is a full-time, term time only position, initially for a 12-week period with the potential to be offered a permanent contract following successful performance during this time.

The role of a Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant:

  • Provide cover teaching for classes by delivering set work in the absence of their scheduled teacher.
  • Be able to liaise with teachers to discuss cover work set for planned absence and to provide feedback about student progress and behaviour following the covering of lessons.
  • Be able to support the use of ICT in delivering lessons and learning activities.
  • Support students with SEND needs within small groups and 1:1.

The ideal candidate

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent or with suitable, relevant experience.
  • Shares the school’s ethos that young people receive the best education possible in a supportive environment from people who care about them.
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning and who will inspire our students to achieve their potential.
  • Confident in their ability to manage a whole class of students within the age range 11to 16.
  • Be able to communicate appropriately and effectively with young people.
  • Be flexible to work throughout the school within different departments and with different age ranges daily.
  • Be able to manage behaviour in the classroom to ensure students remain engaged in set work.

Unique School Solutions are a specialist long-term and permanent recruiter for schools in South Yorkshire. Successful candidates are expected to be passionate about making a difference to students.

We are looking to appoint the very best of education professionals to come join our team and work with us at supportive this school and represent their ethos.

By working with Unique School Solutions, you will benefit from:

- The support of an experienced team of specialist consultants

- Ongoing CPD and opportunities to complete fully funded training

- The opportunity to gain permanent employment after 12 weeks

All candidates must adhere to our stringent vetting procedure which includes (in brief) a face-to-face registration, professional references, and an Enhanced DBS.

Unique School Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Unique School Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
September 2024
Duration of employment
Temp - Perm following a successful 12 week placement
Job Location
Sheffield, S4
Working Hours
Monday - Friday 8:15am-3:30pm TERM TIME ONLY
Date posted
June 3, 2024
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