- Location: Swansea - South Wales
- Start Date: February 2019
- Duration: On-going in the first instance
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Primary Education
- Job Ref: MP1001
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
New Directions Education are currently seeking a Key Stage 2 specialist for a primary school within central Swansea. The position is to cover Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA) sessions on a short term basis. The school are seeking applicants with a sound understanding of second language Welsh as this is the subject area you will be responsible for. The successful applicant will be delivering Welsh sessions to pupils throughout Key Stage 2. This position offers part time hours and the days/sessions will be discussed closer to the start date which is planned for around February half term.
We welcome applicants who:
- Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
- Can confidently liaise with staff, pupils and parents and undertake additional duties such as clubs when required;
- Have a range of exciting ideas to deliver Welsh as a second language;
- Are experienced classroom practitioners with good classroom management skills.
The successful applicant will need to be motivated to help raise the incidental Welsh standards within the Key Stage 2 Department. You will have access to many resources and the support to develop new resources. For the days where you are not working at this school we will be able to offer you placements elsewhere if you wish. New Directions will also be able to offer you free training courses to support your career development.
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: 12th March 2019