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KS1 Teacher

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KS1 Teacher

Teaching Personnel are working alongside a primary school based in Great Harwood that are looking for a Key Stage 1 Teacher to join their school for a full-time basis. The role is due to a gap in staffing and is to start in after February half term (Monday 22nd February 2021) up until the end of the academic year (Tuesday 20th July 2021). The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the KS1 National Curriculum and must have experience in the teaching of Phonics, particularly the Letters and Sounds scheme of work. The Head Teacher has said as a school, they may be looking to recruit permanently for this role in September 2021.

There will be a full-time general teaching assistant in the classroom who will also be leading small group interventions sessions two afternoons per week. This KS1 role is suitable for an NQT, RQT or experienced teacher, the Head Teacher has commented that they will be considering all candidates with recent KS1 experience. If the school were to appoint an NQT, there would be support in place to complete at least a term of your induction year.

The school are looking for a teacher with the following qualities:

  • Ability to create interesting and engaging class plans
  • To actively encourage children's social and academic development
  • To allow all children the opportunity to reach their full potential in a challenging environment
  • To reinforce positive attitudes, values and beliefs
  • To develop independent, lifelong learners with active, inquisitive minds

To be considered for the role, you must have:

  • Relevant experience teaching within Key Stage 1
  • A confident approach, knows how to adapt well in different situations
  • PGCE (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum and Phonics

What Teaching Personnel can provide for you:

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

If you are considering the role and would like to find out more then please do not hesitate to contact me ASAP. You will need an up to date CV specifying the relevant experience. I can be contacted on 01772 386 242 or email

Teaching Personnel are recruiting across the East Lancashire area and require teachers for both part time and full time positions. Please do not hesitate to get in contact if would like to find out more.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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