- Location: Swansea - South Wales
- Start Date: January 2019
- Duration: Term in the first instance
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Primary Education
- Job Ref: MP171
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
New Directions Education are currently seeking a Key Stage 2 Teacher for a primary school on the outskirts of Swansea. The position is to cover a Year 5/6 Class and is up until the Easter holidays at the moment. This position offers full time hours with time set aside for Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA). Successful applicants would ideally be trained in Restorative Practice and Read, Write, Inc although the school are able to provide this training if required. The school will provide training during INSET days and New Directions will provide free online training and courses during school holidays.
We welcome applicants who:
- Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
- Can confidently liaise with staff, pupils and parents and undertake additional duties such as Parents Evening when required;
- Are either Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s) or experienced classroom practitioners;
- Seek a long-term position teaching a full timetable.
The school promotes a friendly and positive atmosphere and has strong community links. The school encourages parent involvement and you will be required to assist with after school events such as fetes as and when required. Pupils are encouraged to participate and get involved in as many learning experiences as possible. The successful applicant would be required to work closely with other Key Stage 2 staff in order to plan engaging and diverse lessons to suit individual learning needs.
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: 19th March 2019