EYFS Teacher – NE6

18 May 2023

AK Teaching are actively recruiting an EYFS Teacher to join one of our partnership schools in Walker starting in September. The purpose of this role is to provide a fun and inclusive learning environment for children starting their school journey. The ideal candidate will have experience Teaching EYFS and will be confident planning and delivering lessons in line with the school curriculum. They will have a proven track record of teaching SEN children and be able to demonstrate strong behaviour management skills. Previous experience working alongside EAL children is advantageous but not essential.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed.
  • Setting tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest.
  • Setting appropriate and demanding expectations.
  • Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment.
  • Identifying SEN or very able pupils.
  • Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge.
  • Making effective and best use of available time.
  • Maintaining good conduct and learning behaviours in accordance with the school’s procedures and
    encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.
  • Using a variety of teaching methods to match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary.
  • Use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give attention to errors and misconceptions.
  • Select appropriate learning resource’s and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other sources.
  • Ensuring pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught.
  • Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness.
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support.
  • Taking account of pupils’ needs by providing structured learning opportunities which develop the areas of learning identified in national and local policies and particularly the foundations for English and Mathematics.
  • Encouraging pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop self-control and independence,
    concentrate and persevere and listen attentively.
  • Using a variety of teaching strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first-hand experience
    and play and talk as a vehicle for learning.
  • Contribute to team responsibility for a subject or aspect of the school’s work and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and/or maintenance.
  • Contribute to the whole school’s development activities.

Candidate Requirements

  • An ability to build good working relationships with both pupils and adults.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to manage groups of pupils and deal with challenging behaviour.
  • Patience and a sense of humour.
  • A valid DBS (Can apply if needed – full support will be provided).
  • Eligibility to work in the UK (Two references, including your current or most recent employer).