Permanent Cover Teacher

MidKent College

  • £31,659 - £43,219 / year
  • Kent / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 6 days ago
To support across a broad range of curriculum offer to cover short term staff absences or vacancies. This would include not only classroom teaching, but also working with small groups of students or 1-1 for students needing additional support. To inspire and motivate students through outstanding teaching and learning that stretches and challenges students to be the best they can be.  

Cover Lecturers are expected to have strong behaviour management skills, and to be flexible and adaptable to meet the continuously changing and diverse need for provision cover, alongside a passion for education and supporting young people to achieve their education aims. 


Main Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Deliver high quality teaching in accordance with approved College standards, undertaking quality assurance in collaboration with the Head of Department, liaising closely with programme leads and curriculum managers as appropriate to deliver appropriate material to students on a wide variety of courses. This will include maintaining good order in the teaching environment, including statutory aspects such as safeguarding, accurate register keeping, equal opportunities and health and safety.  
  2. When available, also provide small group support and/or 1-1 support for students with additional needs.
  3. Promote and support English and Maths provision, both in class and on a one to one basis, including monitoring and addressing attendance and the movement of students to English and Maths lessons etc.
  4. Attend meetings, including staff meetings, parent evenings, marketing events, exam invigilation, courses and discussions, internal and external to the College as directed and reporting back as appropriate.
  5. Work with colleagues throughout the College to develop courses, training methods and materials, including attendance at Focus Days and other compulsory CPD events and participate in peer observation for developmental purposes, ensuring adherence to college policies and practices. This will include mentoring new Lecturers as required.
  6. Assist with departmental administration including the timely marking of registers, and updating of Pro-Monitor as appropriate.

All staff are required to

  • Staff must complete mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in accordance with the number of hours set for their Department.
  • Travel between sites as and when required in accordance with their job role.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required to meet the needs of the service
  • Comply with and understand all aspects of legislation and College policies and processes relating to safeguarding, including promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
  • Comply with, understand and promote statutory and college best practice in Health & Safety at a level relevant to the role and responsibilities held by the post holder.
  • Comply with, understand and promote statutory and college best practice in respect of GDPR at a level relevant to the role and responsibilities held by the post holder.
  • During the course of your duties, you may acquire or have access to confidential information which should not be disclosed to any other person unless in pursuit of your duties in compliance with GDPR or with the specific permission given on behalf of the College.
  • Actively take responsibility for their personal learning and development (informal and formal) reviewing and reflecting on their performance within their current role.
  • Promote, adhere to, understand and put into practice all college policies and procedures.
  • Positively support equality of opportunity and equity of treatment to colleagues and students in accordance with the MidKent College Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • Attend and complete all mandatory training sessions or on-line computer based training packages as required by the college.
  • Undertake any other duties consistent with the key responsibilities and/ or duties of this role as directed by your manager.

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