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ECT - Final Year Students

Job Description

Dunbar Education is looking for an enthusiastic ECT to join a vibrant primary school in Bedford for a KS1 class starting in September.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant Degree to Primary Education, a minimum of 6 months teaching in a UK school (this can be student placements), DBS on the update service and be determined and hard-working so we can get the best out of you.


  • Plan and deliver engaging and creative lessons tailored to the KS1 curriculum.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages pupil participation and growth.
  • Assess, monitor, and record pupil progress, providing constructive feedback to promote improvement.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and carers to support students' learning and well-being.
  • Participate in school events, meetings, and professional development opportunities.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or pending QTS (Newly Qualified Teachers are welcome).
  • Strong knowledge of the KS1 curriculum and effective teaching strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and improvement.


  • Competitive salary and supportive induction program.
  • Access to professional development and training opportunities through Dunbar Education.
  • Dedicated consultant support to help you navigate your early teaching career.
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in a supportive and inclusive school environment.
  • Potential for long-term and permanent positions.

Why Dunbar Education?

  • We offer personalised support and guidance throughout your job search and placement.
  • Access to exclusive job opportunities in reputable schools.
  • Competitive referral scheme.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and career growth.

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who may be interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.