at Chalk Education
Location Holywell, United Kingdom
Date Posted March 10, 2023
Category Secondary
Job Type Full-time
Work Hours 8:30-3:30

Job Description

Are you a positive and creative Cover Supervisor who specialises in working with young people with have additional learning needs?

Can you use your enthusiasm in education to engage and inspire vulnerable students?

Are you looking for an opportunity to teach in a school before applying to become a teacher?


Job Description

Chalk Education is recruiting for a Cover Supervisor who is looking to progress as a teacher. This role will involve a mixture of teaching assistant support and cover supervisor work. As a cover supervisor / teaching assistant you will be required to support a class of around 30 students, with 60% of students having additional learning needs. This role will involve delivering a variety of cover lessons to students across key stage 3 and 4. The pupils have a range of additional needs including autism, mental health, anxiety and low-level ability, applicants should have a caring nature and a flexible teaching style with the ability to manage behaviours in the classroom. Alongside the staff you will be responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.

This role is to start asap working full-time between Monday and Friday 8:30am-15:30pm on a long -term basis.



To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Teaching Assistant and / or Cover Supervisor experience
  • A minimum of 3 months experience working with children up to KS4
  • Qualified to degree level desirable but not essential
  • Excellent subject knowledge, specialising in any core subject
  • Excellent behaviour management and communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Positive and calm attitude


Additional requirements:

  • References confirming suitability for role
  • Commitment to Safeguarding
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service
  • EWC registration or willing to apply
  • Eligibility to work in the UK



  • Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants
  • Continual professional development through online training
  • Competitive pay rates related to your experience
  • Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions
  • Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchers


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