Job Vacancies

Welsh Speaking Humanities Teacher

  • Location: Wrexham
  • Duration: On going
  • Salary: £90 - £140 per day
  • Start date: May 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Secondary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently recruiting for a Welsh Speaking Humanities Teacher for a Secondary school located in Wrexham.

The Secondary school is a Welsh-medium comprehensive school for pupils aged between 11 and 18 years which is maintained by Wrexham local authority. It has approximately 800 pupils, including 150 students in sixth form. The school serves pupils from the town’s Welsh-medium primary schools and also from villages and rural areas around Wrexham. 

The successful candidate will be confident teaching KS3, KS4 & potentially KS5 Humanities in subjects such as Geography, History, RE & Sociology. Senior leaders in the department will provide excellent support and welcome both NQT’s and experienced Teachers to apply.

The ideal candidate would be able to plan and prepare relevant resources, provide lessons that meet the curriculum requirements and have excellent organisation skills to assess and mark the pupils work carefully.

From time to time you may be required to teach challenging classes, therefore good classroom management skills and behaviour strategies are essential to enhance pupil’s abilities daily.

Job Specification

New Directions have on-going supply teaching jobs for humanities teachers in all areas.

These positions are available for qualified teachers who can teach Key Stage 3 (KS3), Key Stage 4 (KS4) and possibly Key Stage 5 (KS5).

Newly qualified teachers (NQTs) looking for teaching work should also apply.

The humanities teacher role may require teaching of the following subjects: art history, classical studies, creative writing, English language and English literature, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, sociology and religious studies.

This role has a focus on personal and social development and pastoral care. If you have an interest in all things anthropological, a humanities teaching post may be the right role for you.

As a humanities teacher you’ll be expected to:

  • 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
  • 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 within smaller schools

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
  • Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Wrexham branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 01978 884290 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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