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Job Description

New Directions Education are recruiting for a Key Stage 2 specialist for a Primary School based in Flintshire.

The position is to start after the Easter holidays and will be on going covering long term sickness.

The school are looking for applicants who would be able to deliver English/Literacy booster sessions to pupils within Year 5 and 6 in order to raise attainment levels and allow high achievers to excel. The position is for two days a week in the first instance although this may be increased if the school feels that other classes would benefit from withdrawal sessions.

We welcome applicants who:

Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
Have the knowledge and passion to drive the pupils’ abilities forward;
Can confidently liaise with staff, pupils and parents;
Are either Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s) or experienced classroom practitioners;
The school are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual who will be able to raise the Literacy standards of Upper Key Stage 2 pupils. The main areas of focus are reading and spelling although other aspects of the English Syllabus will be targeted on an individual basis. The successful applicant will be responsible for taking small groups for half hour sessions throughout the day to provide them with extra support. You will have the full support of the Key Stage 2 teachers and will have regular meetings to assess progress and objectives. New Directions Education will be able to offer competitive rates of pay, free training courses to aid your Career Development and a dedicated Account Manager to work on your behalf.

Additional Information

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.

Fast Facts

  • 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 01978 884290, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 29th March 2018


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