Further Education Teacher Cover Supervisor in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK

Employer: Academics

Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK


Salary: £70.00 - £75.00 per day

Further Education Teachers (Cover Supervisors)


Full Time or Part Time positions available

£70-75 Per Day

Academics are looking to recruit qualified Further Education teachers to work as cover supervisors, full or part time, in a Cardiff Secondary School. The position will provide an excellent opportunity for anyone with recent teaching experience in the post 16 sector who is looking to develop or gain experience working within a secondary school environment.

The Role

The role will involve the supervision of classes between years 7 and 11 in the short term absence of class teachers and supporting students across a number of subjects. Being able to plan and deliver lessons within a specialist subject area may also be expected. Additionally, the candidate may be required to perform other roles including administrative duties, the running of support sessions and lunch/break time duties within the school.

The Candidate

The ideal Cover Supervisor should be confident and assertive in dealing with pupils between the ages of 11 and 16 and be able to use their own initiative successfully in the classroom. They will be expected to have a knowledge of and be able to successfully implement strategies to engage pupils in order to promote a successful learning environment and ensure the academic progress of the class in the absence of the teacher. They must be both adaptable and flexible and able to respond positively to last minute changes. The ability to communicate effectively with both pupils and staff to ensure successful learning outcomes is imperative.

To become a Cover Supervisor at this school you will:

  • Hold a relevant teaching qualification e.g. PGCE (PCET)
  • Be confident and assertive when dealing with pupils.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and independently, using your own initiative.
  • Be able to flexibly adapt to covering lessons within different subject areas across year groups.
  • Be able to support the learning policies of the school and become an active member of the teaching team.
  • Be able to promote positive learning outcomes for pupils of varying abilities.
  • Be able to provide two professional references.

If you think this job is for you please email a copy of your CV to or call the office on .

Required Skills:

Cover Supervisors Further Education Teachers Cardiff Secondary School

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