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Our Time at the Teacher Recruitment Fair – UWTSD

We we’re invited to attend the Teacher Recruitment Fair at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Swansea yesterday! We had a great time chatting to the students about joining our agency and also just gave them general advice on how to get their foot even further in the door within the profession. Here are a few snaps of Jess having a chat to some lovely folk! Oh, and how lovely do our new banners look?! We’re just ever so slightly in love with them.

 

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Biology Teacher – Newport

Staffroom Education are currently short-listing for a Teacher of Biology vacancy in Newport , starting immediately for at least one term. We welcome applications at this time from both NQT’s and fully qualified Science 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 Biology 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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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?

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BEFORE WE START, HERE’S JUST A QUICK LITTLE FYI:

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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Secondary School Teaching Assistants – Vale of Glamorgan

Staffroom Education are looking for experienced Learning Support Assistants (LSA) to work within Secondary Schools in The Vale of Glamorgan. With the new year upon us and the busy period for supply; we are looking for candidates who are flexible and have a passion of working with children as we can offer a range of Teaching Assistant vacancies within several secondary schools in The Vale. We cover day to day positions as well as short and long-term vacancies.

The schools in which we are working with not only require general support within the classroom but also offer a number of 1:1 positions. So, if you are passionate about working with children and have experience within this field then why not apply. We also work closely with ACT Training where you can study your Teaching Assistant qualification whilst on supply with Staffroom.

Candidates should have at least 3 months, recent experience of working within a classroom environment or hold the relevant Teaching Assistant Qualification Level 2, Level 3, Level 4 or degree in Early Years and Education or Childhood Studies.

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