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Year 5 Teacher

Job Description

Have you got a passion in teaching Upper Key Stage 2 students?

We are looking for an extremely knowledgeable Year 5 Teacher that can set the foundations for a successful academic future. You would need to prepare the students for SATS and be emotionally and academically mature and skilful to guide and support them throughout the year.

This position is for a school we exclusively work with within Bedfordshire; they are Ofsted rated 'Good' and have a strong ethos with children that are eager to learn.

You would need to be resilient, be able to control the behaviour in the classroom, knowledgeable in a variety of subjects, creative and a forward-thinker.


  • Prepare high-level lessons and deliver them to the students heling them improve their skills and set foundations for future studies and essays (SATS).
  • Differentiate the learning styles for students to ensure the needs of the individuals are met.
  • Assess the student's progression and report to students, parents and co-teachers on the abilities making sure they are where they need to be academically.
  • Establish and control the behaviour of the classroom and identify if a safeguarding line is crossed to report it.


  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status or Equivalent qualification.
  • Experience teaching upper Key Stage 2 in Primary Schools.
  • Complete understanding of the Year 5 Curriculum
  • Resilience and ability to adapt with new teaching methods and also the needs of the students.
  • Providing a safe space in the classroom and ensuring you are highlighting anything concerning.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Supportive and Collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Designated Recruitment Consultant to find the right school and role for you

If this Role is something you are currently doing or would like to take the next step in your career, please get in touch!
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 maybe, 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.