Cover Supervisor - PGCE Experience - Wrexham

The Educate Group
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Are you unsure if you want to complete your PGCE?

- Do you want some classroom experience first?

- Is it time to look at new avenues?

If you are a graduate, unqualified teacher, sports coach or experienced teaching assistant then working as a Cover Supervisor through Educate would be the perfect role to gain experience in Secondary Schools across Wrexham and showcase your invaluable skills.

Day to Day, you would be responsible for delivering lessons in the absence of the class teachers, effectively manage classroom behaviour and actively encourage a positive and fun learning experience for the pupils.

Who are the Educate Group?

We are a team of teachers; we have walked in your shoes and worked in your world...

As a team, we have over 65 years combined teaching and senior leadership experience and taught across all education sectors. We use our understanding of the education system to help provide you with day-to-day, short and long-term opportunities in schools across the whole of North Wales, Cheshire, and Shropshire.

We have trained thousands of PGCE students who gained their Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and provide the necessary training and support to help aid the time you lost in the classroom through Covid-19.

You will often find us alongside our supply staff in schools and will provide you with experience, empathy, and a platform to showcase your strengths in the hope of gaining permanent employment.

Who better to support you in your career?

What will I be expected to do?

Your role will involve supervising pupils whilst they complete academic work set by the Teacher in their absence. You will be expected to manage the classroom and the behaviour of pupils in line with the school's policy, respond to any questions that pupils might have about the process and collect any work at the end of each lesson.

What qualifications do I need?

A level 3 qualification (minimum) as well as having a good standard of Maths and English skills. A relevant teaching assistant or higher level teaching assistant qualification, PGCE, or undergraduate degree would also be beneficial.

What skills or qualities do I require?

The schools we work with are looking for someone who is committed, confident and capable of dealing with classroom behaviour and expectations. A sense of humour, an abundance of patience and the ability to build relationships is key to succeeding in this role.

What experience do I need?

No experience is necessary; however, it would be beneficial if you have referable child based experience through anyone of the following:

Cubs, Brownies, Girl Guides etc.
Teaching Assistant, HLTA, Mentor, Tutor, Sports Coach etc.
Volunteering as part of university study or college course
Youth and/or community work
Pupil Referral Units (PRU's)
What registrations do I need to hold?

An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you don't have one, you will have to apply for a new one through Educate
If you wish to work in Wales, you will need to register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council)
What will the Educate Group provide me with?

Free training from our own team of experienced teaching staff
Mentoring and support from our own team of dedicated teachers and senior leaders
Choice of day-to-day, short and long-term roles
Opportunities to move into permanent roles with no 'temp to perm' restrictions
Free social events as a way of saying 'Thank You'
24 hours on-call helpline
Important Notice

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK
We are unable to offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients
We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation)
The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children
As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 3 - 7 working days.
Higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on (phone number removed)

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