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Unqualified Teacher

Job Description

Unqualified Teacher Opportunity

Position: Unqualified Teacher
Location: Wellingborough
Start Date: September 2024
Contract Type: Temporary to Permanent

About Us:

We are a thriving primary school located in the heart of Wellingborough, dedicated to providing an inspiring and nurturing environment for our pupils. Our commitment to excellence and inclusive education is reflected in our supportive and collaborative teaching community. We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Unqualified Teacher to join our team, with the opportunity to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) through our comprehensive training programme.

Role Overview:

As an Unqualified Teacher, you will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality education and support to our pupils. You will have the opportunity to cover lessons and support the teaching staff, gaining invaluable hands-on experience while working towards your QTS. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong academic background and experience in a primary school setting, looking to embark on a rewarding career in education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Covering lessons and ensuring continuity of learning in the absence of the regular teacher
  • Assisting in the planning and delivery of engaging and effective lessons
  • Supporting pupils' academic, social, and emotional development
  • Collaborating with teaching staff to create a positive learning environment
  • Participating in professional development opportunities and training sessions


  • A UK degree in any discipline
  • Experience in teaching or covering lessons in a primary school
  • Passion for education and a commitment to the development of young learners
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

What We Offer:

  • A structured pathway to gain Qualified Teacher Status
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • The possibility of a permanent position upon successful completion of the training programme

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of young learners and are ready to start your teaching career, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are interested in this opportunity

Application Deadline:

Please note that we anticipate a high level of interest in this post. If you have not heard back from us within 7 days of your application, please take it that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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