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Humanities Teacher

  • Location: Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Duration: Long term placement
  • Salary: £127.72 - Scale per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Secondary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are seeking to appoint a Humanities Teacher, for an immediate start.  The post is working across the Rhondda Cynon Taf, with the opportunity to work across several secondary schools.

The role would be a superb opportunity to progress into a long-term role for the new academic year. This is a full-time role working within the school and across the department. It is initially due to start as soon as possible. The role offers up to five days a week, guaranteed work.

The schools have a solid academic record and this role would be an excellent opportunity for both Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) as well as more experienced teachers. The schools are well established within the area and have great involvement in the community surroundings, with excellent transport links.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable, with the ability to inspire and motivate students to succeed
  • Have the ability to teach up to GCSE level
  • Adhere to New Directions Compliance procedures
  • Be in possession of a clear DBS with the update service (desirable but not essential).

The ability to uphold excellent classroom behaviour and deliver varied teaching styles is essential. A professional attitude is important, where you will be required to abide to the school policies and dress code. You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council and happy to adhere to New Directions compliance procedures.

Job Specification

New Directions have on-going supply teaching jobs for Humanities Teachers in all areas. These positions are available for qualified teachers who can teach Key Stage 3 (KS3), Key Stage 4 (KS4) and possibly Key Stage 5 (KS5).

Newly qualified teachers (NQTs) looking for teaching work should also apply.

The Humanities Teacher role may require teaching of the following subjects: art history, classical studies, creative writing, English language and English literature, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, sociology and religious studies.

This role has a focus on personal and social development and pastoral care. If you have an interest in all things anthropological, a humanities teaching post may be the right role for you.

As a Humanities Teacher you’ll be expected to:

  • Teach all areas of the school curriculum or your subject specialism
  • Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a positive teaching environment
  • Plan, prepare and teach lessons that cater for all student ability ranges
  • Motivate pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation
  • Maintain discipline
  • Meet requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils’ development
  • Coordinate activities and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, supporting colleagues in the delivery of this specialist area
  • Stay up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
  • Take part in school events and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening
  • Liaise with colleagues and working flexibly, particularly within smaller schools.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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