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General Cover Supervisor - Bedfordshire

Job Description

Overview: Dunbar Education is seeking a dedicated and dynamic General Cover Supervisor to join a vibrant Secondary School in Bedfordshire. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6 months of UK education experience and a passion for supporting the learning and development of secondary school students. As a Cover Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in maintaining continuity of education in the absence of regular teaching staff, ensuring a positive and conducive learning environment for students.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Cover Supervision:
    • Assume responsibility for supervising classes during the short-term absence of regular teaching staff.
    • Deliver pre-prepared lesson plans and materials, maintaining continuity in students' learning.
    • Manage classroom behavior effectively, fostering a positive and respectful learning environment.
  2. Student Engagement and Support:
    • Engage students in the learning process, providing assistance and support as needed.
    • Respond to student queries and concerns, promoting a supportive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
    • Encourage student participation and involvement in classroom activities and discussions.
  3. Administrative Duties:
    • Maintain accurate records of attendance and behavior, reporting any issues to appropriate school personnel.
    • Assist in the preparation of classroom resources and materials as required.
    • Collaborate with teaching staff and school administrators to ensure smooth operation of daily activities.
  4. Professional Development:
    • Participate in training and professional development opportunities provided by the school or employer.
    • Stay updated on educational best practices and school policies relevant to the role.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and personal growth in the field of education.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience working within the UK education system, preferably in a secondary school setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with students and colleagues.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail, particularly in maintaining accurate records and managing classroom resources.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing educational environment.
  • A genuine passion for education and a commitment to supporting the academic and personal development of students.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or related fields are desirable but not essential.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within the organization.
  • Access to a range of employee benefits and support services provided by Dunbar Education.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment within a reputable Secondary School in Bedfordshire.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV.

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