Apollo Teaching Services are an education supply agency with numerous offices across the UK and are currently accepting applications to join our Cover team, covering the Secondary Schools in the Reading, Wokingham & Henley areas.
We offer temporary and permanent employment opportunities throughout the Berkshire county and surrounding region for candidates who want to work in the education sector. Register now for work in Schools local to you. Short, Long term & permanent positions available and day-to-day opportunities are also available to those who need flexibility.
Excellent rates of pay and free training courses available for your continuing professional development.
Although we are always working on permanent opportunities, there is also a huge market offering day to day vacancies which would suit candidates with other commitments or sporadic, changeable availability.
Cover Supervisors/Assistants are responsible for overseeing a class in the absence of the usual Teacher. Work will be set but you are responsible for distributing the tasks and ensuring they are carried out to the best of the pupil’s capabilities. You must maintain discipline in the classroom and ensure the set work is adhered to. Work should be collated at the end of the lesson and classroom should be left as you found it. Notes should be produced for the returning Teacher. Maintaining a good level of interaction with pupils and ensuring behaviour is good is vital.
Some experience of supervising children over the age of 11 in the UK is desirable although free training can be arranged for candidates who hold some experience of working with children of any age. Patient and calm demeanor. Professional appearance and ability to display good classroom management. 22 years of age or older. Degree level qualifications are not necessary but will influence pay rates significantly. Holders of a valid DBS check that is registered with the DBS online update service are eligible for fast-track registrations – Apollo can perform a new check for you if necessary at a cost of £52 (in some instances this can be held from 1st pay)
If you are looking for a career in education, wishing to supplement an existing income, have some spare days during the week or want to work with children then get in touch today. Cover experience is also great for students looking into applying for a PGCE. Or for those who wish to sample working in the education sector.
Pay rates are negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Minimum pay rate is £15 per lesson.