Maths & English Graduates

Date Posted:24 Jan 2020
  1. Cover Supervisor
£65 - £80 per day
  1. Daily supply

Maths & English Graduates

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Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for enthusiastic Maths, English, Science and performing Arts graduates and students, to work as Cover Supervisors in our Secondary schools in Bristol. The roles available will be both part and full-time on a supply basis in schools and it involve working with children aged 11-16 years old.

The schools we work with cater for Secondary age students and they urgently require temporary staff with a degree in any subject to work as a Cover Supervisor within the classroom. This will involve covering lessons in the absence of the teacher. The work will be provided and you will be responsible for delivering the work that the students need to complete, ensure they complete it and keep the classroom under control and manage behaviour of the students. To be considered for these temporary roles the ability to engage and build rapport using your general knowledge and academic background is essential. If you study or have finished your studies and are not sure what to do next, perhaps teaching may be an option? Working on a supply basis as a cover supervisor will give you a good taster of what it is like to work in schools.

In these Learning support roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:
Support and enable learning with the instructions that will have been by the teacher,
Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning through well-planned support, and other activities. Ensure that you manage behaviour and make sure that the students complete their work on time.

It is useful to have a creative and innovative approach, and be able to understand and support students who may be disengaged and help to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.


By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this role, you will need to:

*Hold A Degree
*Have experience working with children (preferable)
*A strong desire to have an impact on the lives of young people
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV covering at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Bristol office on 01173017578, or email

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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