- Location: Swansea - South Wales
- Start Date: March 2019
- Duration: TBC
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Primary Education
- Job Ref: MP21022
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
New Directions Education are working on behalf of a number of schools to appoint Key Stage 2 specialists. The positions are to cover classes ranging from Year 3 to Year 6 and are between half a term and two terms in length. All positions offer full time hours and are to start in March and April 2019. All schools are based within the centre of Swansea and offer excellent parking facilities.
We welcome applicants who:
- Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
- Are able to teach a Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 or Year 6 Class;
- Are able to adapt to different age groups and requirements at short notice;
- Are either Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s) or experienced classroom practitioners;
- Are confident taking on extra responsibilities such as parent consultations, planning meetings and assisting with extra curricular clubs.
New Directions seek applicants who are confident taking on a long-term position and undertaking the planning and assessment to allow future progression. Each school offers a supportive and enthusiastic Key Stage 2 department where you will be able to develop your teaching career. You will have access to training within the schools and free training through New Directions which is held during the school holidays or online via individual web portals.
Key Stage 2 Primary Teacher Role
Your role as a key stage 2 (KS2) primary teacher in the age group of your speciality will be varied and at times challenging. However, we doubt you will find a more satisfying career where your main objectives will be to develop the children and prepare them for the next stage.
Newly qualified teachers (NQTs) are welcomed by New Directions.
- 10% of primary trained NQTs had teaching supply contracts compared with 6% of secondary trained NQTs;
- 25% of primary trained NQTs indicated that they were employed in a school in which they trained compared with 32% of secondary trained NQTs;
- 18% of primary trained NQTs indicated that they relocated to take up their current teaching position compared with 24% of secondary trained NQTs.
Typical duties of a supply Primary Key Stage 2 Teacher
- Teach all areas of the key stage 2 curriculum;
- Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a positive teaching environment;
- Plan, prepare and teach lessons that cater for the needs 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 Education for more information on this job vacancy, on 01792 620180, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 7th March 2019