Cover Trainer

  • Job Reference: 390283168-2
  • Date Posted: 5 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Novus
  • Location: West Cornforth, County Durham
  • Salary: £23.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Benefits
  • Sector: NVQ Assessor - Lecturer, Receptionist - Front of House
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you a Trainer looking for sessional work?

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.
Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming peoples lives through learning and skills.

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our education teams at HMYOI Deerbolt, HMP Durham, HMP Holme House, HMP Kirklevington, HMP Low Newton and HMP Northumberland as a Cover Trainer on a sessional (ADHOC) basis.

We are looking for Trainers in a wide range of subjects including:


Fitted Interiors

Maintenance Operations

Catering and Hospitality

Multi Skills - Bricks, tiling, electrical


PMO - Performing Manufacturing operations


Be-Active (DofE)

Joinery, Joinery Enterprise



Beauty Therapy

The closing date for this job advert is 1st November 2021 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!

As a Cover Trainer you will be responsible delivering high quality, learner focused vocational training. By developing lesson plans to ensure compliance with curriculum best practice. Ensuring the learner records are accurate and maintained in line with the data protection.

To do the role of Cover Tutor successfully youll need to:
To hold at a Level 1 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy or be willing to commit to gaining the qualification(s) within 1 year.
Must be willing to gain PTLLS - Preparing to teach in Lifelong Learning Sector within six months. Commitment to gain subject specific qualification to train at Level 3, within two years.
Commitment to gain an assessor award required by relevant Awarding Bodies, within one year.
Must have experience and should be willing to demonstrate knowledge and skills within the relevant vocational area.

To apply for these fantastic opportunities, please visit our company website. Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

Successful candidates will be required to undertaking vetting for these roles. Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

All roles are subject to job evaluation.