Inspirational Quotes

January felt like it was lasting forever. 31 days? It was beginning to feel like 31,000 days. Gross! But alas, a new month is on the scene and we have never been so grateful. Hiya February! January was an amazing month for us, but combined with the freezing cold weather, trying to get over that lazy Christmas slump and getting back into the swing of work it is safe to say that we are welcoming February with arms wide open.

You have to admit that there is something just oh so satisfying about starting a new month, right? To make sure that lovely little satisfied feeling runs through the rest of February, we have come up with a list of education inspirational quotes that you can turn to if you feel those January blues start creeping in again. Here goes!


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Teacher of Design and Technology

Staffroom Education are seeking a lively and enthusiastic teacher of Design & Technology to make a positive contribution within one of our schools in The Vale of Glamorgan. An important element of the timetable will be covering exam classes within the Resistant Material curriculum therefore the successful applicant will have a good working knowledge and understanding of this. The position has an immediate start, and is expected to last for at least 8 weeks. This is an exciting opportunity that would suit both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers who hold Qualified Teacher Status.


The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • Comprehensive subject knowledge.
  • A natural ability to inspire learning.
  • Fantastic classroom management skills.
  • An ability to build strong working relationships with staff and pupils.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person;

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Competition Time






Everybody loves a competition, especially when it involves winning loads of chocolate! All you have to do is give our Facebook page a ‘like’ and share the post that features this competition! We will announce the winner on the 18th of December – so you’ll have the chocolate ready in time for Christmas day!

May the best person win the competition!

Christmas Classroom Inspiration

It’s the season to be jolly – one statement we can all agree on. Good ol’ Christmas is around the corner so it’s time to get your creative juices flowing to make sure you have the dreamiest Christmas classroom ever! We’ve collected some super crafty tasks for you to try out with your students in the classroom this Christmas to make sure everybody involved is feeling extra festive. You never know, Santa might pop by and he told us that he is expecting some very nice looking classrooms this Christmas!














Don’t forget to send us photos once you’ve tried them out! You can grab us on Twitter over @staffroomed.

PE Teacher – Newport

Staffroom Education are currently shortlisting for a Teacher of Physical Education vacancy in Newport, commencing in December 2017 for at least one term. We welcome applications at this time from both NQT’s and fully qualified PE Teachers.

The post is a full-time, temporary position within a progressive and improving 11 – 16 Community school in Newport. The person specification for this role recommends a determined and passionate subject teacher, with the ability to encourage and inspire pupils of all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Job Requirements:

  • A good understanding of PE curriculum across all Key Stages;
  • Excellent classroom management strategies;
  • A passion for raising student expectations and achievement;
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with staff and pupils;
  • To remain up to date with educational developments and changes whilst undertaking the role;
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection;
  • Attendance of curricular and extra-curricular events in line with school policy;
  • A current and clear, fully-enhanced DBS disclosure certificate;
  • Full registration with the Education Workforce Council.

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