- Location: Swansea - South Wales
- Start Date: February 2019
- Duration: Term in the First Instance
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Primary Education
- Job Ref: MP2501
- Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay
New Directions Education are currently seeking a Key Stage 2 Specialist for a large Primary School on the outskirts of Swansea City Centre. The position is to start as soon as possible and will be up until the Easter holidays in the first instance. Applicants will need a strong classroom presence and excellent behaviour management skills.
We welcome applicants who:
- Have gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC);
- Are able to teach Mathematics, English and Science to a high Year 6 standard;
- Organise and supervise Educational visits with other staff members in order to support the Key Stage 2 Curriculum;
- Can confidently liaise with staff, pupils and parents and undertake additional duties such as Parents Evening when required;
- Seek a long term position teaching a full timetable. Time will be set aside for Planning, Preparing and Assessing (PPA);
The school currently has strong links with the community and surrounding secondary schools and the successful candidate would be encouraged to develop these links further. You will be joining a driven Key Stage 2 Department which is keen to ensure that by the time pupils reach Year 6 they are thoroughly prepared for secondary school. The school aims to offer as many after school activities as possible and any experience in delivering after school clubs or organising new clubs would be an advantage. New Directions will be able to offer you free online and in-house training courses which are relevant to schools current topics.
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: 28th January 2019