Job Description

Cover Supervisor / Graduate / Teaching Assistant - Manchester

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey into the world of education?

Graduates are welcome – especially if you have a degree in PE / Sport Science

We're on a quest to find a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant who can help guide our students through the wonderful realm of learning.

This secondary school is more than just a school; They are vibrant community dedicated to nurturing young minds and inspiring  them to reach their full potential. We believe in creating a stimulating and supportive learning environment, and we're looking for a Cover Supervisor to be part of this amazing journey.
  1. The Role - you are supporting with general cover as a Cover Supervisor; You are responsible for carrying out pre-prepared and pre-planned exercises when teaching staff are on short-term absence, based at a secondary school in Wigan.
  2. Cover Supervisor - This involves supervising pupils and ensuring they are engaged in the classwork. You will help pupils to become more independent in their learning and encouraging pupils to interact.
  3. The Offer - It is an excellent opportunity for anyone who does not hold a teaching qualification but would welcome the opportunity to work in a classroom.
  • The is no planning involved, minimum preparation and there is always an allocated cover manager on site to help assist with any queries. 
  • Supervise pupils out of lesson times, including break-times, before and after school (including corrections), and during school trips
  • Prepare the learning environment before lessons including the distribution of learning materials etc, undertaking administrative support, e.g. photocopying, filing, word processing, as necessary. Ensure that the classroom is left in good order at the end of a lesson
  • Manage the behaviour of pupils during the lesson according to the School’s behaviour management policy, and to ensure a constructive learning environment.
  • Report back as appropriate on the behaviour of pupils during the lesson and any other issues that may arise. In accordance with school policies, deal with any immediate problems or emergencies

What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits
  • Shift flexibility- full time and part time hours available 
  • An inspiring, innovative, and inclusive educational community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • The chance to be part of our mission to shape future leaders.

Join our quest for knowledge and become an essential part of our school's success. If you're excited to empower students, spark their curiosity, and make a real difference in their lives, we want to hear from you!

To embark on this educational adventure with us, please submit your most up to date CV or email this over to tiffany@smile-education.co.uk, for more information please call: 0161 843 4838

Apply now and help us create a thriving and inspiring learning environment for students. Your dedication and enthusiasm are the key to our success! 





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