New Directions Education

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Job Description

New Directions Education are currently recruiting for a History Teacher to work in a High School in the Monmouthshire area from September 2018. This is a long-term position based on a full timetable, initially due to run until Christmas, there is a strong possibility of the role extending. Renowned for its thriving History department, this role would be an excellent opportunity for both Newly Qualified Teacher’s (NQT’s) as well as more experienced teachers.

The school itself is in a unique Welsh rural location, which is based just outside of the bustling town centre, allowing students to study in a calm but purposeful atmosphere.

The successful candidate will

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable, with the ability to inspire and motivate students to succeed;
  • Have the ability to teach up to GCSE level;
  • Adhere to New Directions Compliance procedures;
  • Be in possession of a clear DBS with the update service (desirable but not essential).

New Directions will offer online training, a dedicated Account Manager and the opportunity to receive an annual Loyalty Bonus.

Additional Information

As New Directions Education grows, it is important to recognise how the past has shaped our journey. We are a successful agency who have placed talented history teachers in long and short-term jobs since 1999.

A major part of that success is the candidates that have been recruited, and in particular our supply of qualified history teachers to schools across the UK.

Recent findings…

Ofsted published a report in March 2011 called 'History for All'. The report concentrated on history in English schools 2007/10. There were some key findings, including:

  • In the schools visited history was generally a popular and successful subject, which many pupils enjoyed. Achievement was good or outstanding in 63 of the 83 primary schools and 59 of the 83 secondary schools visited.
  • History was successful in most of the secondary schools visited because it was well taught, notably in examination classes at GCSE and A level. The large majority of these history teachers were very well-qualified. In the large majority of the schools visited, the quality of the provision also reflected the strong leadership of the history departments.

If you are a newly qualified teacher (NQT) or an experienced teaching professional, our branches across the UK can help you find suitable supply jobs.

The Role of a Supply History Teacher:

  • Teach all areas of the school curriculum or your subject specialism;
  • Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a positive teaching environment;
  • Plan, prepare and teach lessons that cater 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: 15th June 2018


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