Primary Teacher

Camden, London
Date Posted:20 Mar 2019

Primary Teacher

Camden, London
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Tradewind Recruitment are currently working with a prestigious pre-preparatory school in the Camden area who are seeking an experienced Early Years Foundation Stage teacher, with QTS, to start with them on a full-time basis in September 2019. The role will involve teaching a Nursery age group class, with children aged 3-4 years. Competitive salary available above the main pay scale, dependent upon experience (above MPS 1-6 Inner London, £29,664-£40,372).

The average class size is 8 pupils, and the school have a 1:4 staff to pupil ratio meaning there is full-time TA support in every class.

The school has a very strong philosophy of play while at the same time encouraging self-confidence, independence and a love of learning. They prepare children to move on to a selection of top independent schools, predominantly in North West London, entry to which is mainly by competitive assessment. The school provides a happy, cheerful and caring environment in which children can develop at their own pace and in which a natural love of learning can flourish.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about caring for Early Years pupils, be able to use their initiative and have good communication skills, both written and verbal. A knowledge of the EYFS is essential for this role.

The school are looking for an Early Years Nursery Teacher who possesses:
*Recent experience of teaching in EYFS (including through PGCE placements if an NQT)
*A sound knowledge and understanding of the curriculum in the Early Years Foundation Stage
*Knowledge of effective strategies to include and meet the needs of all pupils, in particular underachieving pupils, and those with SEN and EAL Familiarisation
*An understanding of curriculum and pedagogical issues relating to learning and teaching
*The ability to monitor, assess, record and report pupil progress, in line with school policy, and use this to inform future planning
*A flexible approach to work, with good interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others

The core duties of this Early Years Nursery Teacher role are:
*Work as a team with fellow Nursery year group teachers, meeting formally at least once a week
*Update fellow teachers of any new teaching styles/findings you have found
*Ensure that the year group works effectively, smoothly and in tandem, as part of a four form Nursery teaching team
*Manage pupil progress socially and academically whilst tracking the progress of individual pupils within your class using Tapestry and children's individual Learning Journals.
*Be involved in decision making and policy development across the school in consultation with whole staff, where appropriate
*Produce comprehensive weekly plans for the seven areas of learning

The school have an outstanding reputation and they therefore require a highly skilled and experienced Early Years teacher, motivated to providing pupils with high-class care and development. You will be expected to encourage independence, curiosity and provide a secure and stimulating environment in which children are motivated to reach their potential.

The school is located in the Hampstead area in Camden, with excellent transport links via the Jubilee and Metropolitan underground lines, and the Overground.

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Tradewind Recruitment specialises in transitioning overseas teachers to England whilst offering an outstanding set of benefits and a strong support network on arrival to the UK. We have a total of 11 offices throughout the UK each of which work with Primary, Secondary and SEN schools providing them with teachers and support staff.
Our unrivalled benefits include:
*We offer top rates of pay and more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency
*Generous relocation packages including flight reimbursements, help setting up a bank in the UK and Visa assistance.
*Great referral bonus for each teacher or support staff member you recommend!
*A dedicated Irish and UK consultant to support you with your transition, interview prep and help you by recommending accommodation and advice.
*Regular, fun and inclusive social events to get to know your peers and consultants.
*Help with lesson planning and interview preparation - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement!
*Easy to use online portal to log your timesheets and availability.
To work in the UK, you must:
*Be eligible to gain UK employment status (Irish, EU or British Passport)
*Have relevant teaching qualifications for working in UK schools and all candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS police check.
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