Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Year 1 Teacher


Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Year 1 Teacher

Are you passionate about shaping young minds and creating a positive learning environment? We are seeking a dedicated Year 1 Teacher to join our team in a long-term role starting May 2024. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young learners, particularly those with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) Special Educational Needs (SEN). The role does involve planning but time will be allocated during the day to do this. 

 Key Responsibilities of a Year 1 Teacher:

  • Plan and deliver engaging and differentiated lessons for Year 1 students.
  • Provide firm and consistent behaviour management
  • Collaborate with the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) and other staff to support the inclusion and progress of all students.
  • Utilize release time during the day to effectively plan, assess, and adapt lessons to meet individual student needs.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages academic growth and personal development.

Requirements for Year 1 Teacher:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, with experience teaching Year 1
  • Proven ability to effectively manage behaviour, particularly in students with SEMH SEN needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, parents, and external agencies.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and reflective practice.
  • Experience in planning and delivering creative and engaging lessons that cater to diverse learning needs.

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing Primary teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers is endorsed as an approved supplier by the Crown Commercial Service and takes pride in being REC audited. This reflects our commitment to stringent checks in alignment with the REC Code of Professional Practice, emphasizing the safeguarding and advancement of children's and young people's welfare. Upon registration, candidates undergo various assessments, including an enhanced DBS check, comprehensive references encompassing the most recent employment, and confirmation of eligibility to work in the UK.

We provide an array of benefits, including high street discounts, travel perks, gym memberships, and numerous exclusive offers, coupled with standard physical and emotional well-being services through our payment portal. Introduce a friend to us and receive a share of £200 Amazon vouchers and a chance to win a European holiday worth £1000!  – if you're aware of anyone seeking temporary, permanent, or supply work, reach out to us without delay!

How to Apply: If you're a Year 1 Teacher ready to take the next step in your teaching career and become part of our dedicated team, we'd love to hear from you! Please contact Step Teachers Agency to apply or for more information on this exciting opportunity.

Don't miss this chance to make a difference and inspire the next generation of learners. Join us today and embark on a rewarding journey in education!


  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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