New Directions Education

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Job Description

New Directions are looking for a teacher of Humanities. The successful candidate will be initially working until the end of the academic year with the added incentive of being kept on into the new term. Due to time constraints, you will already have a DBS on the update service and be actively looking to start work immediately on a full time basis and with a daily salary between £110 and £150 per day.

The school have specifically requested we recruit a teacher of humanities, who is engaging, dynamic and if possible – have a sense of humour. The humanities department are looking for a specialist who would remain committed should the role continue into next term; thus bringing continuity to the students.

One stipulation they requested, is that the teacher be qualified, have experience of teaching humanities across all key stages 3 – 4 and more importantly be passionate about their subject.

If you think you are the charismatic and passionate teacher they seek, please contact the branch for more information.

What do I need?

  • have experience and past success at delivering humanities up to GCSE level
  • have a relevant degree and have a classification of 2:1 or better (although this can be negotiated)
  • either be an NQT or already hold QTS
  • be an ‘outstanding’ and highly committed teacher who is passionate about their subject and the school’s learners
  • be passionate about making a difference; deliver after school intervention and enrichment programmes and contribute to wider school activities.

What do I get in return?

  • a long-term role starting immediately and until the summer 2018
  • an opportunity to develop your practise and reputation
  • a consultant who has prior teaching, MLT and SLT experience
  • a salary between £100 and £150 per day
  • CPD; both online and in branch
  • *£250 into your account after teaching 150 days and a further £250 if you work an additional 25 days more


Additional Information

New Directions have ongoing 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 in humanities are also advised to contact us to register.

Humanities Teachers are in popular demand at secondary schools across England and Wales. The role of a Humanities Teacher is varied and offers great opportunity for development. The post 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.

The Role of a Supply Humanities Teacher

  • 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;
  • Staying 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 can you expect from New Directions Education?

  • A dedicated account manager;
  • Regular and varied teaching supply work;
  • Competitive pay rates;
  • Potential long-term teaching roles;
  • Fully compliant with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR);
  • Network of branches across the UK;
  • Preferred supplier to 19 boroughs across the UK;
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme;
  • Respected reputation throughout the education and recruitment industry.

Please contact New Directions Educationfor more information on this job vacancy,on 0151 515 0820, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 17th April 2018

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