Teacher of Mathematics

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and effective Teacher of Mathematics to join an experienced and committed team of subject specialists delivering mathematics courses across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge and be an expert in mathematics pedagogy. We are looking for someone with a work ethic that focuses on student outcomes and with a deep commitment to on-going formative assessment, who is eager to engage appropriate CPD.

Required: September 2020

Hours: Full time, permanent

About the role:

John Smeaton Academy are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and influential Director of Maths to lead our current department. We are looking for someone who can provide outstanding leadership or quickly develop their leadership to ensure that learning and progress in all areas within Maths to improve on our 2019 results.

This role may ideally suit someone who is looking to make the step into middle leadership or who is looking to build upon their current experience and success at that level.

We will only consider candidates who can evidence a strong track record of success and who have made a significant impact on the lives and education of the children they teach. This will need to be demonstrated in your application and be clearly evident at interview.

What we can offer you:

Excellent facilities and resources.
Access to an outstanding professional development programme including in-house MA.
A chance to become part of one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
Caring, dedicated and friendly students who want to learn and fulfil their potential.
Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
Opportunities to be creative and to inspire your students.

In return, we are looking for:

A teacher with strong leadership qualities who can evidence significant progress and attainment from their students over a protracted period of time.
Someone who shares our moral purpose of ensuring that all of our young people receive the best education possible in a supportive environment from people who care about them.
Someone who is resilient, dynamic and passionate about improving the life chances of all children in our community.

If you possess these qualities and share the academy’s vision, then we will be delighted to hear from you. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.

About the School:

An 11-16, United Learning academy.
Our whole-school ethos of ‘the best in everyone’ underpins our core values of ambition, confidence, creativity, respect, enthusiasm and determination. Our aim is to send every student out into the world instilled with these values, as well as the right knowledge, skills and qualifications, so that they are ready to play their part in it.

Closing date: Friday 22nd May 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 3rd June 2020
John Smeaton Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

In return we are offering a highly attractive salary, along with the benefits of being part of United Learning, opportunities to share good practice and collaborate with colleagues across every phase of education.

Friday 22 May 2020