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Primary Supply Teachers

Opogo is seeking experienced Early Years and Primary Teachers for flexible daily supply opportunities across London over the summer term.More details

Are you looking for flexible work to fit around your other commitments? Are you open pursuing new avenues within education? Are you interested in working with a company who doesn’t charge umbrella company fees?

We are currently helping a number of our partner schools recruit a pool of  primary teachers for their daily supply cover needs. We are therefore looking for primary teachers who have a can-do attitude, are resilient, can think on their feet and  love teaching.

Our Primary and SEND schools are located within Zones 1 to 4 and generally within a 10 minute walk of a tube or train station. Our schools include mainstream schools to large academies, SEND provisions, small faith schools and preparatory schools.

If you are looking to explore different education settings, the summer term is a great opportunity when considering permanent positions for September.

We are currently seeking Primary Teachers who:

  • Have worked in UK Primary/SEND schools previously
  • Have recently arrived in the UK and have taught overseas for at least one year
  • Taught across the Key Stages in Years 1 – 6
  • Can adapt to new situations quickly
  • Have an upbeat and positive attitude towards the education of young people
  • Hold QTS, a DBS certificate registered on the Update Service
  • Secondary teachers who hold a relevant specialism (Math, English or Science) and are interested in teaching across the Primary Key Stages

    We offer fantastic rates and perks for our members, varied opportunities and work close to home; please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like more information as we’d love to hear from you.
    • Job Location Camden & Westminster
    • Job Salary £140 per day min
    • Job Type Daily Supply
    • Job Type Primary Teacher
    • Job Start Date 23 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time or Part Time

    Year 3 Teacher

    A high-spirited and energetic primary school in the heart of Westminster is seeking a Year 3 Teacher for the Summer Term.More details

    The Head Teacher is looking for a happy and creative teacher who ideally has at least 2 years’ teaching experience behind them. She is open to running Skype interviews for teachers who are based abroad and intend on arriving in the UK over Easter.

    There are a number of international staff at the school from Australia, New Zealand and Ireland so applicants from overseas teachers are welcomed,  providing you are eligible for QTS and have long-term teaching experience. Future VISA and school sponsorship is also on offer for the right overseas candidate. For UK-based teachers outside of London, the Head Teacher is open to initial telephone calls to discuss the role and school in further detail prior to a formal face-to-face interview.

    This is a long term contract commencing in April for the full Summer Term with a wonderful class of Year 3 students who are progressing well and are expected to achieve great results!

    The school is located in the wonderful borough of Westminster and is in close proximity to several tube stations and therefore easily and quickly accessible from most areas of London. This is a well-established school in the borough of Westminster with a progressive Headteacher and SLT leading the school. Wellbeing and mental health is valued and yoga and mindfulness programs are offered to students and staff.

    The atmosphere of the school has been described as busy but friendly and staff will often socialise together on a Friday afternoon and participate in cross-school sporting competitions. The school is lucky to have several multi-purpose outdoor areas and classrooms are larger than average in London.
    Please get in touch for further details.

    • Job Location Westminster
    • Job Salary MPS/UPS Scale equivalent
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Primary Teacher
    • Job Start Date 23 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time

    Year 5 Teacher

    This is a rare opportunity to join a vibrant and well-run Primary school in West London teaching a wonderful class of Year 5 students, with an incredibly supportive Headteacher.
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    This rapidly improving school are looking for an experienced Year 5 Primary Teacher to take over this class for the final Summer Term.  With a particularly drive to encourage and support these students into their final year of Primary School, you will play an integral part in their learning journey.  You will be experienced teaching in UK schools, have excellent behaviour management and an understanding and commitment to KS2 education.

    In this role you will have the opportunity to work with an extremely supportive Headteacher who has already implemented change and development at this local community school.This is the ideal position for someone with specific Year KS2 Teaching experience, with the rare opportunity and freedom to lead and develop this role within school.

    You will also be supported by and share planning and preparation with a highly qualified and experienced Assistant Headteacher who will be teaching the second Year 5 class, making this is a very impressive and stable position for the right person!
    The Ofsted rated ‘GOOD’ school is in a fantastic location and accessible by various overground trains and underground tube lines including White City, East Acton and Shepherds Bush.

    Interviews will be held as soon as possible with a view to commencing after Easter holidays, this role will run right through to the end of the academic year with a view to continue into the new academic year if you are interested in staying on.

    Please get in touch for further details.

    • Job Location Westminster
    • Job Salary MPS/UPS Scale equivalent
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Primary Teacher
    • Job Start Date 23 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time

    SEND LSA

    We are currently supporting a hard working School in Camden who are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with experience working with students with Global Developmental Delay.More details

    The successful candidate will be empathetic to and experienced working with students on the Global Developmental Delay and other Learning Difficulties.  A knowledge of and experience using Read, Write, Inc. phonics is highly regarded and you must have previous experience working to a differentiated Year 1 curriculum.  In this role you will be working closely with a young girl and there may also be some personal care involved in your daily responsibilities. This is a full time, long term role commencing as soon as possible and will continue for the remainder of the academic year with the view to continue into the new academic year.

    This unique one form entry Primary School is a caring and happy community where all staff are committed to providing the best learning opportunities for their pupils.  A school that offers dedicated support from senior leadership and progression opportunities for all support staff.  With a unique offering of individualised learning, this school plan lessons carefully and adapt their teaching sensitively to meet the requirements of each individual child.  Positive outcomes are key and their hard work and commitment to the students are at the heart of the school.

    If you would like to find out more details please get in touch.

    • Job Location Camden
    • Job Salary £70 to £80 per day
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Primary Support
    • Job Start Date 1 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time

    Year 3 LSA/TA

    A full-time Year 3 LSA/TA is required at a large primary school in Newham for the summer term. More details

    The Head Teacher is looking for a proactive and happy Learning Support Assistant who can work 1-1 and in small groups with several SEND students in Year 3. You will need to be firm but fair with your behaviour management as the students can display challenging behaviours at times. A previous background working with SEND/autistic pupils is highly desirable.

    This is a training school that offers a teacher training/PGCE program so this school would suit someone looking to become a primary teacher in the future. The contract is due to start after the Easter break and will finish on the 23rd July 2019.  Applicants must hold strong references that reflect their abilities for working with children.

    The school is committed to offering pupils a hands-on and well-rounded education that ultimately encourages them to be inquisitive learners. The position will involve a mix of classroom-based lessons and further study in the school’s dedicated outdoor forest provision.

    The school is within easy reach of East London and is accessible via the DLR. There’s onsite car parking available for teachers who wish to drive.

    If this sounds like the opportunity for you and you would like to speak to a dedicated consultant who understands the needs of schools and teachers then please get in touch for more details.
    • Job Location Newham
    • Job Salary £65 to £80 per day
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Primary Support
    • Job Start Date 23 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time

    Cover Supervisor

    A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Cover Supervisor to join a larger than average Secondary School in North London to start ASAP.
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    This large Secondary School based in the borough of Camden is looking to recruit an experienced Cover Supervisor to start ASAP.

    This is a happy and ambitious school where their priority is to give every student the individual attention and encouragement, they need to help them learn. The school building is bright and modern and class sizes are never above 30 students. From day one, each child is encouraged to discover their passions and build their own individual skills.

    They have an outstanding careers programme that guides every child’s journey towards the world of work. The school is a happy and welcoming community where every child has room to grow and develop.

    Ofsted states ‘Leaders are accurate in their evaluation of the school’s work and are ambitious to raise standards quickly. The school’s enrichment programme is broad and diverse, contributing well to pupils’ personal development and preparing them for life in modern Britain.’

    Here lies the opportunity to join not only a great school, but a very supportive team of Cover Supervisors. You are required to provide cover for whole classes during the short-term absence of class teachers.

    The main responsibilities for the successful Cover Supervisor are:

    – To deliver and supervise work that has been set by the class teacher ensuring that students remain on task and that high standards are maintained
    – To supervise and manage the behaviour of students in line with the school’s behaviour policies
    – To respond to any questions or queries from students to the best of your ability
    – To follow the school’s procedures in order to deal with any immediate problems or emergencies
    – To ensure that all work is collated at the end of the lesson in order to be passed onto the relevant class teacher
    – To report on any positive or negative behaviours, providing a smooth handover to the class teacher
    You will also on occasion be required to:
    – Participate in school performance management processes and CPD
    – To follow the school’s policies and procedures at all times
    – To be responsible for ensuring that all teaching areas are maintained and kept tidy at all times

    Please get in touch for more details
    • Job Location Camden
    • Job Salary £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Secondary Support
    • Job Start Date 1 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time or Part Time

    Year 5 Teacher/Leader

    Located within a 10 minute walk from Tottenham Hale station, a ‘good’ faith school is looking for a Year 5 Teacher/Leader for the summer term.
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    A full-time Year 5 Teacher is required on a contract or permanent basis at a faith school in Tottenham for the summer term. There is scope for a year group leadership opportunity (with a TLR) for an experienced candidate.

    This opportunity would suit someone who is relocating to London over the Easter break and is looking to secure a long-term/permanent position for the summer.

    Applicants must have experience working in the UK, preferably teaching at Key Stage 2 level. A background working with SEND and EAL pupils is also desired. The Executive Head Teacher has the view to offer a contract for the first half-term which will then become a permanent appointment.

    This is a friendly school with a diverse staff who aim to work efficiently as a team to maximise a work-life balance. This includes sensible planning and marking structures and streamlined reporting processes. Located in the heart of Tottenham, the school serves a diverse and vibrant community and holds close links with the local church. There is onsite parking available however the school is a 10 minute walk from two major tube and Overground stations.

    Please get in touch for further details
    • Job Location Haringey
    • Job Salary MPS 1-6 scale £29,664 - £40,372
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Primary Teacher
    • Job Start Date 23 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time

    Primary PPA Teacher

    A Primary PPA and Intervention Teacher is required on a full-time basis at an outstanding school in Lambeth/Waterloo.
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    This is one of the most popular, oversubscribed schools in the borough. Rated ‘outstanding’ the school boasts excellence across teaching and learning in addition to the genuine commitment staff have to the students’ growth and development. Located within walking distance of Waterloo and other South London stations, the school is in easy reach of most parts of London. This is a one-form entry so positions at the school are very rare.

    A full-time PPA and Intervention teacher is required from the 23rd April for the duration of the summer term.

    The role is about 70% PPA and the remainder will be intervention work predominantly with pupils in KS2 and Year 6 students in the lead up to SATS. During these interventions, you will work closely with low and high-set learners and be responsible for scaffolding their learning as they access more complex parts of the National Curriculum.

    The PPA aspect will involve covering classes from Reception to Year 6 (no Nursery) so applicants must be comfortable and flexible working across the different phases.

    A part-time handover period will be offered from the 25th March on either a 3 day per week or 5 day per week basis.

    Applicants must hold an Enhanced DBS registered on the Update Service and at least one school-based reference.

    Please get in touch for further details
    • Job Location Lambeth
    • Job Salary MPS 1-6 scale £29,664 - £40,372
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Primary Teacher
    • Job Start Date 23 April 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time or Part Time

    Art Teacher

    A Good Secondary School based in East London, is looking to recruit an experienced Art Teacher to join their team ASAP for at least the remainder of the academic year.
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    This Community school located in the borough of Barking & Dagenham, are looking for an Art Teacher to join their hugely successful team. The school has the highest expectations and ambitions for every student. Through a large investment, the school has recently completed their rebuild and the facilities are fantastic.

    This larger than average school are very supportive of their staff, and are always trying to better their expertise. Having been graded Good in their last Ofsted, it was stated that “Leaders make sure that staff benefit from quality training to help them to contribute towards the school’s priorities. From their monitoring, leaders identify the personal training and development needs of members of staff, which they then fulfil.”

    The school has great public transport links nearby with a railway station and tube station both only a 10 minute walk from the school.

    This Good school is looking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Art Teacher who is ambitious and have a real passion for their subject. You will be required to teach Art from Key Stage 3 – Key Stage 5 and have the opportunity to join a large team, with varying levels of experience. The Art department work very closely together to ensure that the children are put first and that lessons are targeted to meet all student’s needs. Art is a very popular subject at KS4 and KS5 and the team are looking for a dynamic Art Teacher to join their team to start ASAP.

    You will be required to:

  • Teach Art to KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • Contribute to the development of existing resources and produce new ones
  • Ensure outstanding attainment and progress across all key stages
  • Ensure to are responding to the needs of the pupils by showing flexibility, innovation and intelligence

    Please get in touch for further details
    • Job Location Barking & Dagenham
    • Job Salary £125 to £195 per day
    • Job Type Long-term Supply
    • Job Type Secondary Teacher
    • Job Start Date 18 March 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time

    Cover Supervisor ASAP

    Opogo is working with a number of Secondary Schools across Newham and East London who require Cover Supervisors on a daily basis to cover sickness and absence needs at their schools.
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    Cover supervision is a great opportunity for individuals who have an interest in working with children.

    The main duties of a Cover Supervisor are:

  • Supervising the cover work set by the absent Teacher
  • Ensuring the children have the required resources and knowledge to complete the work set by the teacher
  • Managing the behaviour of pupils during the lesson to ensure all work is completed to a high standard
  • Being on hand to assist with any question the children may have regarding the work
  • Dealing with any immediate problems or emergenciesCollecting completed work after lessons and returning it to the appropriate teacher/department

    Experience needed:

  • Experience of working with children within a school setting (ideally secondary)
  • Strong classroom presence and ability to manage behaviour as and when needed
  • Ability to build a rapport with children, staff and parents
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Equivalent (Please note this is desired but not essential)

    Please get in touch for more details
    • Job Location Newham
    • Job Salary £70 to £90 per day
    • Job Type Daily Supply
    • Job Type Secondary Support
    • Job Start Date 11 March 2019
    • Job Required Time Full Time or Part Time