New Directions Education

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Job Description

New Directions are currently recruiting for passionate and reliable Key Stage 2 teachers to work in a variety of Primary Schools in Cardiff. We work with schools to help cover sickness and all planned absences. Short term cover often leads to opportunities for long term placements, which is provides an excellent opportunity to network with local schools.

Applicants must hold qualified teacher status (QTS) with a concise understanding of the national curriculum. We expect our candidates to be reliable and dedicated to providing the highest standards of teaching.

The ideal candidates will be confident with good classroom management skills, as you could be placed in several classes throughout the week. Our schools are looking for passionate teachers that are excited to get involved with all aspects of school life.

In most cases work will be set for the children however we encourage our teachers to be prepared with their own resources. Supply work will allow you to adapt to various scenarios within the classroom and enable you to be creative in your approach to delivering lessons, the perfect opportunity to showcase your specialism. The appointed teacher must have excellent time management and organisational skills due to the nature of the role.

New Directions are passionate about our candidates and offer great opportunities to build relationships with local schools. We offer training opportunities as well as flexible working conditions, competitive rates of pay and loyalty bonuses.

You will have a dedicated account manager who will work with schools to find placements that suit you. Please contact our team if you wish to find out more.

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 029 2039 0133,or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 6th July 2018

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