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).
welcome applicants who:
gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with Education
Workforce Council (EWC);
able to teach within a Nursery/Reception setting and utilise the outdoor
plan and delegate activities for the support staff within the classroom to
completed their Induction Year.
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.
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
Communication and language
Understanding the world
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;
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
Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry