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Science Teacher Needed (Maternity Cover)

Job Description

Science Maternity Cover Needed:

Start: Mid-April

Area: Chesham

Dunbar Education is delighted to partner with a prestigious educational institution in Chesham to recruit a Science Cover Supervisor for a full-year maternity cover position. If you have a passion for science education and are seeking a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in students' lives, we encourage you to apply.

Role Overview: As the Science Cover Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality science education during a maternity leave absence. You will be responsible for supervising and managing classrooms, ensuring the continuation of learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher, and supporting students in their science studies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead science lessons in the absence of the regular classroom teacher
  • Supervise and manage classroom behavior to create a positive learning environment
  • Deliver pre-prepared lesson plans and ensure the smooth running of science classes
  • Provide support and guidance to students in their science studies
  • Collaborate with the science department and teaching staff to maintain continuity in education


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is preferred but not essential
  • Experience in teaching or supervising science subjects is highly desirable
  • Strong classroom management skills and the ability to engage and motivate students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic educational environment


  • Competitive pay rates in line with scale for the role
  • Full-year maternity cover contract providing stability and continuity for the academic year
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Supportive working environment within a reputable educational institution

How to Apply: If you are passionate about science education and have the skills and experience to excel in this role, we would love to hear from you. Interviews are commencing ASAP, so please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position at your earliest convenience.

About Dunbar Education: Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with rewarding job opportunities. We work closely with schools and educational institutions across the UK, providing staffing solutions to meet their unique needs.

Join Our Team in Chesham and Make a Difference! Apply now to become part of an exceptional educational team in Chesham and contribute to the success and achievement of students in science education. We look forward to welcoming dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to this rewarding role.

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