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Key Stage 2 Teacher

  • Location: Neath Port Talbot
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: competitive per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education is looking to register a qualified Primary Teacher who has specialised in working within a Year 5/6 Class for a primary school in Neath Port Talbot area. The position is to start after half term and will be up to Easter in the first instance with the strong possibility of continuing after that. The school is seeking applicants who have experience of teaching mixed age groups.

We welcome applicants who:

  • Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with Education Workforce Council (EWC);
  • Have specialised in teaching within Key Stage 2. Differentiation skills are essential;
  • Have an awareness or previous experience of using Restorative Practice;
  • Are able to promote the ‘Cwricwlwm Cymraeg’ throughout the school and use incidental Welsh when appropriate;
  • Can confidently plan and delegate a daily routine for support staff within the classroom;
  • Are willing to support and develop after school and lunchtime clubs;
  • Seek a long term position teaching a full timetable with the relevant time set aside for Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA).

The school are able to offer a full timetable with relevant PPA time. The school are keen to develop a diverse selection of extra curricular activities for pupils in order to widen their learning experiences. Applicants with a range of skills or interests which would be transferable to any clubs would be a great advantage although not essential. New Directions will be able to offer a loyalty bonus paid out during the summer holidays, free online and in-house training courses and competitive rates of pay.

Job Specification

Your role as a Key Stage 2 (KS2) Primary Teacher in the age group of your speciality will be varied and at times challenging. But we doubt you’ll find a more satisfying career where your main objectives will be to develop the children and prepare them for the next stage.

As a Primary School Key Stage 2 Teacher you’ll be expected to:

  • Teach all areas of the school curriculum
  • 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
  • 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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