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Primary Teacher

Career Teachers
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27 Jul 2021

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Year 2 teacher
Start date Sept
London Borough of Southwark
Full Time

Starting in September this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and confident Primary Teacher. This primary teaching position at an Outstanding Ofsted rated Primary school in the London borough of Southwark, will provide boundless opportunities to use creative, interactive and engaging teaching methods that encourage pupils to participate in classroom activities actively and develop cognitive, numerical and verbal reasoning skills.

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 positivity in 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.
Assertive and confident.
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.



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)


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

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When you apply with Career Teachers, you will receive:

Excellent rates of pay
Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
Opportunities to progress your career
Ongoing career advice from a dedicated consultant
Excellent program of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses, completely free of chargePlus, recommend a friend who's looking for a new role and we'll thank you with £250 of Amazon vouchers for every teacher and £75 of Amazon vouchers for every teaching assistant who registers and works for 10 days

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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