ALN Specialist Teacher (Autism) -Cardiff

Staffroom Education are seeking a lively and enthusiastic ALN Teacher (Autism) to make a positive contribution within one of our schools near the centre of Cardiff. An important element of the timetable will be working closely with pupils on the Autism spectrum therefore the successful applicant will have a good working knowledge and understanding of additional learning needs. The position has an immediate start, and is expected to last for at least a term. 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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Social Media and Your Career

Sometimes it can be easy to forget how helpful social media is when it comes to shaping your career but also how effective it is as a tool to help you connect to that career. We’ve recently done a visit to University South Wales, where we were invited to chat about this topic to their BA Primary students. So, we came up with an insight on how to make the most out of social media and thought we would share the basics to the rest of you guys too! Read on to learn about branding yourself online and building your social media network. Most of us use social media on a daily basis. We’ve basically become obsessed with the thing, so it would be pretty rude not to use it to its fullest of advantages- right?




Although traditional job boards such as Reed and Indeed are a great way to job hunt, there is an enormous growth in recruiters resourcing candidates through social media platforms. Did you know that 92% of companies use social media to hire? Oh, and that 3 out of 4 managers check the candidate’s social media profiles? This study carried out by The Muse (2017) pretty much sums up the reason why you should make sure you’ve got your social media up to scratch!

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Supply Teaching – Essentials Guide

Ah, the joys of supply teaching! Although it’s a wonderful way to earn money working around your schedule, it can often be combined with that dreaded fear of waking up early and having to rush to a job because an opportunity has popped up so last minute. We get it, it can be stressful getting yourself organised when there can be so much uncertainty surrounding your daily routine. So to cure that stress, we’ve come up with a Supply Teaching Essentials Guide!


These essentials are something you should have ready always if you do supply teaching. Every single day will be completely different for supply teachers, but this essentials guide will help to have things prepared that mornings aren’t so manic. Fingers crossed. After all – preparation is key!

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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!

Science Lab Technician – Newport

Staffroom Education are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Science Lab Technician to work within a secondary school in Newport. The ideal candidate will be reporting to the Head of the Science Department and you will work alongside the Teachers within a classroom environment.


  • Providing technical and administrative support;
  • Ensuring the teacher has everything required to deliver the lesson;
  • Create and prepare resources;
  • Assist pupils during the lessons;
  • Maintain and monitor stock control;
  • To maintain Science equipment in accordance with health and safety requirements.

The successful candidate must have experience in a Science environment as well as an understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety protocols. The key tasks are to support lesson preparation and implementation across the department, together with relevant administration duties related to course-work and department issues.


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