Are you due to graduate as a teacher in 2024? Are you looking to kick start your career as a teacher and build your knowledge? If so, then Zest Education have a perfect opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Early Career Teacher (ECT) to join a school based in Northfield. Starting in September 2024, you will be able to jump straight into a teaching role on a full-time basis. You will be required to work Monday through to Friday, supporting and teaching across KS1 and KS2. This is an amazing opportunity to build your confidence and teaching skills and gain a long-lasting relationship with a school!

About the school:

This school is extremely committed to the academic and social education of the children. All the pupils are provided with opportunities to achieve their best through a broad curriculum which is exciting and engaging and instils a love of learning. As an ECT at this school, you must be able to motivate and inspire the children by providing them with innovative lessons and activities. You must be able to create a safe and happy learning environment for children of all abilities.

Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Plan and teach lessons and sequences of lessons to the classes you are assigned to teach within the context of the school’s curriculum.
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of the pupils.
  • Set high expectations that motivate, inspire and challenge pupils.
  • Establish a safe, purposeful, and stimulating learning environment for all pupils.
  • Have high expectations for behaviour and promote good behaviour management.
  • Maintain good relationships with staff and pupils and liaise with colleagues, senior leaders and parents.
  • Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school.

Requirements (you must have):

  • A Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or a recognised teaching qualification.
  • An enhanced DBS or the intention to obtain one.
  • Good subject knowledge and strong understanding of the Key Stage curriculum.
  • Effective communication skills, including verbal, written and active listening skills.
  • Relevant experience in teaching or in an education-based setting.

What can Zest Education offer?

Zest Education offers a personal and professional service and amazing opportunities for career growth. Our opportunities allow individuals to gain experience and skills as well as competitive pay.

If you are looking for an opportunity to kick start your teaching career, then we would love to hear from you!

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Madison at or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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