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a wonderful job but only have no security in terms of what time, when ans where i would be working. the agency people are wonderful and also helpful it is working for secondary school


you are your own boss however have to abide to the company laws


the shift day to day changes and some weeks have no work at all
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Day to day work and low paid

Day to day cover in schools as a cover supervisor. Work sporadic and not guaranteed each week. Pros:Can choose your own working hours Cons:Low paidWork sporadic
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Its okay

It was an okay experience, the work offered was 30 miles outside of the agreed travel distance. The work was unsecure and few and far between regarding days.
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Good place to work

The work place culture is brilliant, most of the permanent staff are very welcoming. The most enjoyable part of the job is delivering a multitude of different lessons.
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I enjoy working for Aspire People as I be able to gain more confidant and also enjoy teaching the students. I have done various cover and teaching assistant jobs in different secondary schools and have to say enjoyed working in all of them.


working in different schools


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Productive and on-going learning workplace

Working as a cover supervisor is not an easy job as you are not stable in a place, however you go around the area and meet different environments. Having said this, being a cover supervisor is a great opportunity of getting in contact with various schools and staff and learning from them. For instance, in each school one goes and carries out this position, he/ she learns of the policies of the school, the behaviour management, the priorities the school sets, the level of the students and so on. This enables them to have a better idea about the school procedures and work efficiently in certain environments. In addition, such a position requires you to cover various subjects and as a result, one widens his/her knowledge, is informed of the current curriculum and its components and he/she gains experience in preparing lessons by observing other's teachers work. Cover supervisors can support teachers in class, report back on the students' behaviour according to the school's policy and procedure when they are in charge of maintaining the control of the class, ensure that students remain on task with the work they have been set, respond to any questions about process and procedures etc. Therefore, this is a great experience for someone who looks for a career in teaching, as you get to put into practice your teaching, interpersonal and collaborative skills, while you can also deal with immediate problems that may arise, in order to see whether you would be able to respond in such a situation in the future.


On-going learning opportunity


Not stable location
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Challenging and productive. Helped build valuable skills.


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Based on 27 reviews

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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.9 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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