KS2 Teacher

Location: Caerphilly  |  Caerphilly  |  Wales
Sector: Education
Consultant: Jade Lowe
Job Reference: 37950
Salary: £120 - £150
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Education is looking for an KS2 Teacher to work as a temporary member of staff within an established and popular Primary school in .

The role:

The Governors wish to appoint an experienced qualified enthusiastic, dedicated and talented teacher to join a successful and welcoming Key Stage 2 team.

This appointment would commence April 23rd 2019, for approximately 2 full terms. Applicants should be committed to promoting high standards of achievement and be sympathetic to the aims and ethos of a church school.

Key Responsibilities


  • Plan teaching to achieve progression in pupils’ learning through:
  • Identifying clear teaching and learning objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
  • Setting tasks, including homework, which challenge pupils and ensure a high level of interest
  • Setting appropriate and demanding expectations for pupils’ learning, motivation and presentation of work
  • Setting clear targets building on prior attainment
  • Identifying the needs of individuals and groups within the class, taking note of individual education plans and the requirements of the Code of Practice
  • Developing a range of teaching skills which address school and national issues such as SEN, EAL, pupil premium, Summer born pupils, more able, looked after children and vulnerable children and enhance the thinking and independent skills of all pupils
  • Making effective use of assessment information when planning lessons
  • Planning opportunities to contribute to pupils’ literacy and numeracy, and to their personal, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • Planning and working with other adults to ensure all pupils make good progress. This may require mentoring a new teaching assistant
  • The use of Teaching Assistant time as appropriate.

Teaching and Class Management

  • Establish and maintain a safe environment and purposeful working atmosphere which supports learning and in which pupils feel secure and confident
  • Set high expectations for pupils’ behaviour, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through well-focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships
  • Provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge
  • Use a variety of teaching methods (i) structure information well, including outlining content and aims and summarising key points as the lesson progresses (ii) instruct, demonstrate and give accurate, well paced explanations using appropriate vocabulary (iii) use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give attention to errors and misconceptions
  • Select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, ICT and other sources
  • Ensure pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught
  • Critically evaluate teaching to improve effectiveness
  • Promoting and monitoring the educational, social, emotional, behaviour, health and economic well-being of all pupils in order for them to make a positive contribution to society
  • Foster equality of opportunity for all pupils with particular reference to race, gender and disability and to promote British values
  • Where educational, social and/or behavioural issues cause concern and may require SEN support, consult with the SENCo to prepare either an individual support plan or an Educational Health and Care plan for a pupil

Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting

  • Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of pupils. Providing or contributing to oral and written assessment, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils including using and interpreting SIMs.
  • Monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving
  • Mark and monitor pupils’ work and set targets for progress
  • Prepare and present informative reports to parents

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: University Degree at grade 2:2 or above.
  • Experience: 1+ year of post-graduate experience as a Teacher in the UK.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. QTS gained from an ITT programme.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 4 to 5 days a week

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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