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Key Stage Two (KS2) Teacher Vacancy in Cardiff

New Directions are recruiting Key Stage Two Teachers on behalf of schools in Cardiff. The schools are committed to excellent teaching and learning to provide an environment where teachers are able to work to their strengths.

The ideal Teachers should have experience of working in upper Key Stage Two and appreciate the importance of varied assessment methods for the pupils so that they are prepared for the transition to secondary school.

The roles that we are recruiting are in preparation to start in September.

All candidates should hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) to teach at Primary School level and hold the following skills and requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of the National Curriculum, especially in Key Stage Two.
  • Plan and deliver appropriate schemes of work in line with the schools own policies, ensuring that there is a clear differentiation for all levels within the classroom.
  • Use a variety of teaching and learning styles to keep students engaged.
  • Establish effective working relationships with permanent staff and parents in schools whether on day to day or long term cover.
  • Use initiative and be enthusiastic about joining in with extra-curricular activities such as coding clubs and afterschool activities.
  • Create a safe and welcoming environment so children are able to thrive during your lessons.

Should you be interested in becoming a Key Stage Two Teacher within the Cardiff area please do not hesitate to call and 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: 26th June 2018

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