KS1 Teacher

KS1 Teacher
  • £115 - £150 per day
    DAY
  • Short-Term/Supply
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Leeds West Yorkshire South Holland
Job Ref: NR 11/05/22
Sector: Primary Education
Date Added: 11 May 2022

Starting in September 2022 is an exciting opportunity for all enthusiastic and confident KS1 Primary Teachers. The primary teaching positions in Primary schools across Leeds will provide boundless opportunities to use creative, interactive and engaging teaching methods that encourage pupils to participate in a wide range of classroom activities.

Career Teachers Leeds is an inclusive supply agency that prides itself on its dedication to ensuring every child receives a first-class education and achieves their full potential. As a KS1 Primary Teacher, you will be responsible for teaching all approved national curriculum subjects, from Maths and English through to Music and Physical Education, to pupils aged 5 to 7 years.

An energetic, positive attitude can go a long way in a Primary Teacher role. Using a mix of resources to inspire pupil's study, motivation and investigation of the lesson topic, you will ensure they get the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to flourish when they move on to Secondary School and beyond.

General skills

As a Primary Teacher you will have:

  • Sound knowledge of a variety of teaching methods and the ability to design lessons.
  • The ability to communicate with and inspire children of all abilities.
  • The ability to hold a child's interest and encourage them to be excited about learning.
  • A dedicated interest in child learning.
  • A dedication to creating the best conditions and environment for learning.
  • The ability to work well with others.
  • A flexible and open to change attitude.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A positive outlook and ability to inspire others.
  • The ability to use a computer and the primary office software packages competently, including - Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Personal traits

To be a good fit for a Primary Teacher role you will need to be:

  • Positive and outgoing.
  • Supportive and understanding.
  • Trustworthy and ethical.
  • Motivational and engaging.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Empathetic and compassionate

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Primary Teacher you will:

  • Plan appropriate and effective lessons ensuring all pupils are learning to the best of their ability. Engaging pupils throughout each class period encouraging them to listen, answer questions and complete set tasks or group work.
  • Plan your lessons to meet the national guidance set out by the Curriculum for Excellence.
  • Keep up to date with changes and developments to the national teaching curriculum.
  • Work with colleagues to plan and coordinate lessons.
  • Set up the classroom, organising visual displays and resources.
  • Using a mix of resources to enhance pupil's study, motivation and exploration of the lesson topic.
  • Teach whole-class lessons, work with small groups and run practical activities using various learning and teaching strategies appropriate for pupils, lesson topic and objectives.

Motivate your class with enthusiastic and creative schemes of work using different methods of teaching, including group work, whole-class work, demonstrations, experiments and play.

  • Direct the work of learning support and Teaching Assistants (TAs).
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment following safeguarding procedures.
  • Attend meetings, parent's evenings and teacher training programmes.
  • Organise school trips, after school clubs, school social activities and sports events.
  • Take responsibility for the academic progress of each pupil.
  • Consciously set expectations for pupils' discipline and behaviour in the classroom and around the school.
  • Challenge and rectify inappropriate behaviour following the school's behaviour policy.
  • Create a classroom environment where pupils can work together to achieve their learning goals.
  • Encourage pupils to research topics themselves, helping and supporting individual pupils as required.
  • Setting assignments, projects and tests, carrying out continuous assessment, marking pupils' work and writing reports
  • Carry out administrative work, including keeping a register of pupils, updating records and writing reports.
  • Set and mark homework recording completion and individual pupil progress.
  • Participate in training and development sessions at the school, partner schools or other training organisations.
  • Liaise with parents, senior leaders and external bodies concerning progress, behaviour, child protection and health.

Qualifications/Licences/Certifications

Essential

  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English, Maths and Science
  • An Undergraduate Education Degree Or a degree in any subject and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE - Scotland)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

and

  • Previous in-school teaching experience.
  • Fluent level of English, both spoken and written.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in children's primary education. Your commitment to teaching and developing pupil learning ability will make you an ideal fit for this role. Apply today and stand out for all the traits that make you a great fit.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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25/06/2022 10:44:38
GBP 115 150 day
Contact Consultant:
Nathan Robinson

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