Primary Teacher

Location Looe
Job type: Interim / Project consulting
Salary: £110 to £213
Contact name: Sian Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: 51928
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 13/07/2022

Primary Teacher

About the role:
Opus Education have built close and long-standing relationships with schools, nurseries and multi academy trusts across Cornwall and Devon. As the exclusive recruitment partner of the Cornwall Association of Primary Heads, we are currently looking for enthusiastic and dedicated staff to support the many partnerships we have.

We're looking for committed, reliable and nurturing Primary Teachers who can support the schools we work with across the Liskeard, Looe, Callington, Saltash and Torpoint areas.  No matter what your subject specialism is, if you would like to contribute to a child's learning and development with your expertise, then please get in touch to discuss a specialised area or general cover. 

We are looking for the following:

  • Nursery Teachers
  • EYFS/Reception Specialists
  • KS1/KS2 Teachers
  • SEND Teachers


  • Pay: We pay our candidates fairly, transparently and via PAYE with full pension and holiday entitlement and offer up to UPS3 Pay dependent on the role and your experience level
  • Flexibility: Whether you want to work 5 days a week, 1 day a month, full days, mornings or afternoon only, then just let us know your preferred availability and we will work around you
  • Location: We work with schools all across Cornwall and Devon, so wherever you are and wherever you want to work, we will prioritise your requirements when offering work
  • Career Development: Opportunities to gain first-hand experience with a number of different schools, whilst receiving ongoing support and guidance from your dedicated consultant and ongoing CPD throughout the academic year e.g. Behaviour Management, Safeguarding, Assessment methods etc
  • Achievement: Gain a real sense of achievement by transforming a child's life and support them reach their full potential


  • Skills and Qualities:
    • The passion to motivate children, with the ability to create the best conditions for learning or teaching new things, and an adaptable communication style
    • The sensitivity, listening skills and patience to build good relationships and remain calm in stressful situations
    • The flexibility and openness to work on various different activities
    • The ability to lead and manage behaviours in a competent and safe manner
  • Experience:

A qualified teacher with experience within a primary school setting

  • A proven track record in the education sector
  • Education:
    • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in Primary Education 


  • Educate individuals and groups in whole class lessons, small groups and practical sessions
  • Develop individuals by providing feedback to individuals on their achievements, progress, and any problems that arise
  • Enhance each lesson in advance by preparing classrooms, lesson materials and equipment
  • Encourage individuals and groups to interact and engage both within the class and during activities
  • Create trusting relationships and be adaptable around individual needs and working styles to promote good conduct and behaviours
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment and follow safeguarding procedures
  • Review individuals work, write reports and ensure all records are up to date
  • Design subject outings, after school clubs, exam revision classes or school social activities

This is advertising for general cover both on a short term and long-term basis.


Opus Education Recruitment is committed to safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.