Whether you are looking for a teaching job in Weston-Super-Mare or Backwell, here at Tradewind Recruitment, we have a wide variety Primary Teaching Jobs throughout Bristol. Our Teacher jobs range widely from junior level to more senior level jobs, so no matter how experienced you are we can help you find your dream teaching job in Bristol and across the UK.
The role of a Primary School Teacher means you can either teach Key Stage 1 (aged five to seven) or Key Stage 2 (aged seven to eleven). On a daily basis, your job will entail creating fun and exciting lesson plans to help develop children’s knowledge. Children are constantly growing and learning, and so if a child falls behind, or gets stuck in class, it will be your responsibility to help them and give them the support they need. Children spend many of their most formative years in Primary School. This is what makes your role so important; be the fun teacher with a dedication to your students’ development that these children grow up to will remember!
Primary School Teacher Jobs in Bristol
There are so many benefits of becoming a Primary School Teacher. (Not just long holidays!) You’ll watch yourself grow in self-confidence, and every day you’ll learn continually alongside the children. Best of all, you will have the unique privilege of watching children’s personalities grow as they become confident young citizens. You must be able to give discipline whilst being caring and compassionate, ensuring children can talk to you about any issues they experience. Make a real change in children’s lives, and share your passion by becoming a Primary School Teacher in Bristol. Tradewind Recruitment has a wide range of excellent Primary School Jobs within the Bristol area, so if you are looking to make the next step in your career, get in touch today!
As a Primary School Teacher, you will
- Motivate pupils daily with creative lesson plans
- Mark students’ homework and workbooks
- Attend parents’ evenings and write reports
- Attend teacher training days and meetings
- Coordinate activities including extracurricular activities
Qualifications to become a Teacher
To become a Primary School Teacher you will need to have QTS (Qualified Teacher Status). There are a few ways to obtain this. Studying an Undergraduate Course in Education automatically gains you QTS. You can also complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, or any of these four postgraduate courses: the Registered Teacher Programme (RTP), School-centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT), the Graduate Teacher Programme, or Overseas Teacher Training Programme (OTTP).
- Minimum 5 GSCE’s graded from A* to C, as well as A’ Levels or equivalent
- Pass a literacy and numeracy test as part of your training
- Have work experience within a Primary School working with children as part of your training
- Valid DBS check as well as other necessary vetting and background checks.
How to improve chances of getting a Primary Teaching Job
There are several things you can do to improve your chances of landing your dream Primary School Teacher job. Having some experience working within a school will help boost your profile. Make sure your work experience is with the age range that you ideally want to be working with. Be sure to research as much as you can about school and its ethos/values before going to the interview. Our expert consultants will be able to help you with this. If you are looking for a Primary School Job in Bristol, or anywhere around the UK, then get in touch with us for more information. We have dedicated offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Hull, London, Manchester, Nottingham, Preston, Sheffield and more, who are here to help.