New Directions Education

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Job Description

New Directions Education are currently seeking teachers for primary schools within the centre of Swansea. We would like to register teachers who would undertake half day bookings as we are getting an increasing number of schools requesting cover for half day courses. Placements will tend to be for more afternoon sessions and in most instances would be with advanced notice. We would be able to offer you placements as soon as your file is compliant. Bookings range from Year 3 to Year 6 and you will be able to choose what class you would like to work with.

We welcome applicants who:

  • Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
  • Are able to work closely with the other class teachers and teaching assistants;
  • Can confidently liaise with staff, pupils and parents and undertake additional duties when required;
  • Are either Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s) or experienced classroom practitioners.

As the schools are within the city centre, there are great transport links and school car parks. Schools are seeking applicants with a friendly and enthusiastic approach and will be able to fit into their teams easily. Applicants will also need a flexible attitude to hours as the timetable may change but with notice. Any extra skills or experience of delivering extra-curricular activities/clubs would also be a great advantage. New Directions will be able to offer you free in-house and online training courses, a dedicated Account Manager and Guaranteed Pay Schemes.

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 01792 620180, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 14th November 2018


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