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Nursery/Reception Primary Teacher

  • Location: Swansea
  • Duration: Short term placement
  • Salary: Competitive Rates per day
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Early Years
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently seeking a Foundation Phase specialist for a primary school in Swansea. We are seeking an experienced teacher who would be able to cover a mixed Nursery/Reception Class for half a term in the first instance. The position may be extended past the Christmas holidays but this is to be confirmed. This post offers full time hours with time set aside for Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA).

We welcome applicants who:

  • Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with Education Workforce Council (EWC);
  • Are able to teach within a Nursery/Reception setting and utilise the outdoor classroom effectively;
  • Can plan and delegate activities for the support staff within the classroom to undertake;
  • Have completed their Induction Year.

New Directions are looking for a caring and nurturing individual who will be understanding and patient with young pupils who are just starting school. You will also need to be a team player and work closely with the support staff in order to provide the continuity of approach which the children need. New Directions will be able to provide you with free online training materials and in-house training during school holidays.

Job Specification

An EYFS Teacher works in day nurseries and also nursery or reception classes in infant or primary schools.

The development areas typically covered by EYFS teachers include:

  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Literacy
  • Communication and language
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Physical development
  • Expressive arts and design.

As an EYFS teacher you’ll be expected to:

  • Teach all areas of the Early Years Statutory Framework
  • Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a safe and positive teaching environment
  • Plan and prepare activities that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class
  • 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, and supporting colleagues in the delivery of this specialist area
  • Stay 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 in smaller schools and day-nurseries.

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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