PPA Cover Teacher – Brierley Hill – September 2023

Posted 10 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Brierley Hill
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Job Description

Twenty 4 Seven Education are delighted to be working alongside a growing Catholic primary school in Dudley who is looking to appoint a qualified teacher who, from September 2022, will cover lessons across all year groups.

The School

This cover teaching role is offered in an innovative and forward-thinking, one form entry school which provides an education in a Catholic setting but welcomes those of all faiths and cultures. Its ethos is to promote Catholic values whilst being fully inclusive and sensitive to the range of cultures present in the community.

The Role

The school is looking to appoint a qualified teacher who is ready to take on this new role with enthusiasm and commitment. They will be a fully qualified teacher who is able to teach across all primary year groups. The role will suit someone who is confident and adaptable as it will consist of the covering of a range of lessons and year groups, sometimes with little notice.

Some key responsibilities of this role will include:

The regular teaching of some lessons to cover class teachers’ PPA hours.
Stepping in to cover other lessons in cases of staff absence
Being prepared to plan and teach own lessons that are engaging and cater to the needs of all students within a class
Being able to follow another teacher’s lesson plan
Helping with the planning and preparation of resources
Being aware of effective pedagogical strategies
Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
Demonstrating good curriculum knowledge
Establishing a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and follow the school’s policies for discipline consistently and fairly

The successful candidate:

Will be a committed teacher who has initiative and will work with enthusiasm and professionalism
Must have QTS
Must be flexible, open-minded and able to cope with change
Must have experience in a teaching role with a proven track record of effective classroom management.