If you are looking for a Primary Teaching Job in Preston, then Tradewind Recruitment can help! We have an unmatched variety of Teaching Jobs, so it doesn’t matter whether you are at a junior or senior level, we are sure to have the perfect teaching job for you.
There are certain qualities that an employer will look for in their ideal Primary Teacher. You will need to be an enthusiastic individual who has a love of working with children; you must have patience and compassion, and be able to enact discipline appropriately and when necessary.
On a daily basis, you will be creating and delivering exciting lesson plans, making sure each child understands the lesson objectives and if anyone gets confused you will be providing help. During a child’s time at Primary School, which is six years of their childhood, they must be able to grow and develop their knowledge ready for their future education and most importantly enjoy it.
Primary School Teacher Jobs in Lancashire
Many people would assume that the greatest perk to the job is the long summer holidays. What far outweighs this, however, is having the opportunity to watch children grow physically, mentally, and emotionally through their most formative years. You will be building the foundations of their knowledge necessary for success in later life. You should be able to comfort children with guidance and emotional support, being someone they can turn to at any time. Tradewind Recruitment offer a wide variety of Primary School Teacher jobs in Preston, so if this sounds like you, get in touch today!
As a Primary School Teacher, you will
- Create lesson plans for subjects across the curriculum
- Keep up to date with paperwork, homework and workbooks up to date through excellent organisation
- Attend parents’ evenings, write reports, and monitor progress
- Attend Staff Meetings and Training Days
- Run after school activities
Qualifications to become a Teacher
You will need to have QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) to become a Primary School Teacher. There are a range of pathways you can take to obtain this. If you have a University Degree in an appropriate subject area, you can become a qualified teacher by doing a postgraduate teacher training course with a University or with a School.
- Be able to pass simple numeracy and literacy skills tests
- GCSE’s in Maths, English and Science from A* - C, as well as A’ Levels or equivalent
- Experience working with children of an appropriate age
- A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be carried out before you can work with children
How to improve chances of getting a Primary Teaching Job
Having work experience within a Primary School will be a huge help. If you don’t have experience, we suggest you get in touch with your local schools and request to shadow some of their experienced staff and help out in the classroom for a short while. This will demonstrate to an employer that you have hands-on experience and a commitment to the job. We regularly run teaching workshops that can help you develop your skill set and ultimately land your dream Primary School Job in Preston. If you are interested in going to one of our workshops, 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.