- Location: Swansea - South Wales
- Start Date: April 2019
- Duration: 1 Term
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Primary Education
- Job Ref: MP2803
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
New Directions Education are currently seeking a qualified Primary Teacher for a Year 3 Class in a Swansea City Centre Primary School. The position will commence after the Easter holidays and will be up until the summer holidays. The school are seeking a full time teacher although time will be set aside for your Planning, Preparing and Assessing (PPA). The successful applicant will be joining a creative and driven Key Stage 2 Department who constantly encourage pupils to surpass their personal best. You will need to be focused and committed to the Department to ensure your pupils achieve their goals.
We welcome applicants who:
- Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
- Have specialised within Key Stage 2 or have relevant experience with this age range;
- Can confidently plan and delegate a daily routine for the Learning Support Assistant within the classroom;
- Are either Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s) or experienced classroom practitioners;
The school seek applicants who would be confident in liaising with support staff to produce end of term reports on each pupil and supporting the national testing. The successful applicant will have a Learning Support Assistant within the classroom that will be able to work with groups requiring extra encouragement. You will be required to attend departmental and planning meetings on a weekly basis to ensure that there is consistency in approach. The school and New Directions Education will be providing free training courses for you such as Child Safeguarding, to help your career development.
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.
- 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: 29th March 2019