Tradewind has an abundance of vacancies available for teachers in Primary Schools in England including specific roles for teacher of Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
Primary School Teachers of Key Stage 2 focus on the development of pupils aged between 7 and 11 years of age, which represents an important period in their continued education.
The teaching of Key Stage 2 is suited to teachers who want to work with slightly older, pre-teen children, and can help them develop and grow into a more advanced understanding of various subjects and prepare them for secondary school.
Key Stage 2 Teachers’ chief responsibilities can include:
- Teaching all areas of the curriculum for primary schools
- Keeping order and discipline among pupils throughout the school day
- Organising, planning and delivering lessons specifically for Key Stage 2 pupils
- Maintaining the classroom as a proper environment in which to learn.
- Grading pupils’ work, and preparing them for Key Stage 2 exams
- Co-operating with other school staff members
- Feeding back to parents and carers on pupils’ progress
Necessary qualities for a Key Stage 2 Teacher:
- An encouraging nature
- Positive attitude
- Organisation skills
- Presentation and communication skills
To see what makes a great teacher of Key Stage 2, read our recommendations.
Necessary qualifications needed:
If you are thinking of teaching Key Stage 2, Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) is vital. There are three main ways of acquiring QTS:
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
- Graduate Teacher Programme (GTP)
- School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)
Call your nearest Tradewind office or register with us online so we can regularly inform you of our latest vacancies, including Key Stage 2 primary school teacher.