- Location: Swansea - South Wales
- Start Date: September 2018
- Duration: On going supply placement
- Job Type: Long Term
- Sector: Primary Education
- Category: Newly Qualified Teacher
- Job Ref: SH23
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
New Directions are currently recruiting a full-time Key Stage Two (KS2) teacher to cover PPA (Planning, Preparation and Assessment) for September 2018 . The successful teacher must be confident in teaching Upper Key Stage Two (KS2) and the ability to implement a variety of positive behaviour management strategies in the classroom. This is a varied role and will require an element of versatility and flexibility, as you will be in a variety of classes from Year 4 to Year 6 . The school are keen to maintain the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom, therefore it is important that the teacher forges positive working relationships with existing staff members. This position is for a term initially but there is a possibility this role may extend for the right person.
The successful candidate will have a secure knowledge of the Key Stage Two Curriculum 2008, in core and foundation subjects. However, this school has a high proportion of pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL) therefore the teacher must adopt a creative approach to engage all pupils. They will have to “think outside of the box” when planning lessons and draw upon a variety of resources (Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic) to develop their language skills.
The school is situated in central Swansea and has excellent transport links by car and train. The school strive to work in partnership with parents, carers, and members of the wider school community. Each person has a role to play and everyone is encouraged and supported to play an active part in all aspects of school life. The school is well resourced and has excellent Information Computer Technology ( ICT) facilities, with this in mind the school are keen to exploit cross curricular opportunities wherever possible in this subject. The school also encourages their pupils to participate in After School activities and offers a wide range of clubs to participate in, which further highlights the staff’s commitment to whole school life.
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: 20th April 2018