- Location: Cardiff - South Wales
- Start Date: ASAP
- Duration: Full Academic Year
- Job Type: Long Term, Temporary
- Sector: Primary Education
- Category: Teaching Assistant
- Job Ref: KS2STRONG
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
We are currently recruiting a Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant on behalf of our Primary client based in Fairwater, Cardiff. To work in the Year 5 and 6 class, our client requires an adaptable, experienced Teaching Assistant to support the class teachers and pupils on a full time basis. A good general knowledge of the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum would be ideal, but not essential. Successful candidates will need to be able to discuss progress, report observations with ease and deliver any feedback where necessary to the class teachers.
Full access to New Directions online courses are accessible after registration to enhance your ongoing professional development profile, as well as in-person training during the holidays such as Manual Handling and Team Teach.
If you feel that you would be an asset to the school and would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact the number below to register your 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.
- 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 029 2039 0133, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 6th October 2017