Primary Teacher

Primary Teacher
  • Competitive
    ANNUM
  • Long-Term
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, England Leicester Leicestershire le1 6bu
Job Ref: LC00124
Sector: Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Date Added: 10 May 2021

Primary Teacher - KS1 - Full time - Leicester City

Starting on 23rd August, this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and confident Primary Teacher. This primary teaching position a good Ofsted rated Primary Academy school in Leicester City, 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.

This Ofsted rated Primary School, is an inclusive learning environment committed to engaging and inspiring pupils to want to learn and that develops well rounded, confident and responsible individuals who aspire to succeed.

As a 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 3 to 5 years (Early Years Foundation Stage)

Development and opportunity

This is the ideal opportunity if you are looking for a teaching position that can make excellent use of new teaching methods and developments in the curriculum. Using various exciting and engaging teaching aids, you will pay attention to each pupil's progress and evaluate their learning abilities.

Skills focus

You will be combining your knowledge of learning and teaching strategies with your passion for engaging and inspiring children of all abilities to enjoy learning, encouraging them to take pride in their achievements both inside and outside school and be confident in their abilities.

Culture and inclusion

Leading by example, working closely with colleagues to plan the school's work and with parents to ensure a supportive learning environment both at home and at school, you will be helping the children in your class expand their knowledge and play a positive role in school life.

Roles and Responsibilities

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 commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills.

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.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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.

Personality focus

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.

Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations 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 respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.

Celsian
09/07/2021 13:05:54
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Contact Consultant:
Stuart Pratt

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