Job Description

Are you a recent graduate looking for more opportunities to support the education of young people?


Smile Education, Northwest is now recruiting for a full-time graduate Cover Suoervisor for a secondary school based in Tameside and the nearby areas in Middleton, Failsworth, Denton and Droylsden.


We pride ourselves on being education specialists and work incredibly closely with our schools to ensure we find you the best possible roles in school that will complement your style as a practitioner.


About the school:
  • Valued Inspire, Excellent and Succeed
  • Positive and consistent feedback from OFSTED:

‘The school prioritises raising pupils’ aspirations and developing their awareness of the wider world. It is ambitious for all pupils, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).’

  • Emphasise the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people is of paramount importance and we believe that safer students make more successful learners
  • Providing a wide variety of subjects across the curriculum, including the core subjects and the non-core subjects such as graphic design, citizenship and technology
  • Actively promoting the wellbeing of not only students but also the staff members in schools 

What does the role involve?  
  • Supporting with general cover
  • Responsible for carrying out pre-prepared and pre-planned exercises when teaching staff are on short-term absence
  • Supervising pupils and ensuring they are engaged in the classwork
  • Help pupils to become more independent in their learning and encourage pupils to interact.

What do you need?
  • Any Undergraduate degree
  • An enhanced DBS registered to the update service (If you do not hold this, we can arrange for you at a cost of £44, which is refundable once you have completed ten days in your new role.)
  • Knowledge of the UK Secondary Curriculum and the subject
  • Able and willing to travel to the area
  • 2 education-based references
  • A passion for teaching
  • Good approach to behaviour management
  • A determined, hard-working attitude

Immediate start is available.

The school can offer you security with the role as it is a long-term position for at least 1 academic year.

Why work with Smile?

  • Have Been in the industry for over 10 years with a great market presence.
  • Your own personal consultant, contactable for any inquiries or support.
  • Offer you interview preparation as well as exclusive roles
  • Competitive rates of weekly pay
  • Regular opportunities to attend CPD sessions.
  • Becoming part of an Award-winning Education Recruitment agency
What are you waiting for?

Please contact for more information on the role or give Miranda a call on: 0161 8434 839.

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.