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Sports Graduate Jobs - Secondary School Jobs

  • Location:

    Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

  • Sector:

    Secondary Education

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60 - £80 per day

  • Contact:

    Lowrie Hill

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Lowrie Hill

Positions: Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant roles

Salary: £60 to £80 per day

We are currently seeking to appoint Sport Graduates to serve a cluster of Secondary Schools in Caerphilly. The ideal candidates will have a background in sport whether that be a sport coach, graduate or professional. The role will initially start on an Ad Hoc basis, however there is potential for the requirement to turn in to a long-term position as cover supervisors are becoming more 'popular and in demand' within Secondary Schools.

Sport Graduates are well thought after and preferred within Secondary Establishments due to their diverse skills and interpersonal approach and background. If you are interested in undertaking a great new role that will challenge you, where you can have experience within mainstream and SEN units then please get in touch and apply.

Role and Responsibilities of a Cover Supervisor:

  • Cover lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher, supervising the delivery of the established cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students
  • Oversee the collection of resources needed in order to effectively deliver the covered lessons;
  • Assist in classes within a designated subject area, ie support delivery of subject lessons alongside the timetabled teacher
  • Secure and sustain an effective learning environment
  • Work with teachers to clarify teaching objectives in lessons, understand the sequence of teaching and learning the subject, and communicate such information to pupils
  • Seek guidance as appropriate on the choice of learning methods to meet the needs of their subject and of different pupils
  • Liaise with colleagues regarding individual learners' development and in rewarding positive behaviour
  • Seek guidance as appropriate on the choice of learning methods to meet the needs of their subject and of different pupils

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post Graduate Degree/Certificate in Education
  • FE Lecturer
  • Experience of Cover Supervising

You will need to demonstrate that you have:

  • Experience of working with secondary aged children
  • The ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour.
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers
  • A knowledge of the National Curriculum for KS3 and KS4
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good reading, writing and numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills

Benefits include:

  • Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • CV writing support and interview preparation
  • Training opportunities
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Employee of the month £50-£250 Love2Shop voucher per person you recommend
  • Holiday pay (option to accrue or have it paid on top of your wage)

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 100 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.