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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Mathematics

Working pattern

Full time: Monday-Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Additional allowances

TLR 1b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will:

  • Engage, enthuse, motivate and challenge students in order for them to excel academically
  • Have relentlessly high expectations of themselves and students
  • Have excellent subject knowledge
  • Be willing to teach across the full age range of students; year 7 to year 11
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department and wider school through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching, mentoring and active participation in continuing professional studies programme
  • Teach a standard timetable allocation
  • Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including, setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Head of Department
  • Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • Support the schools’ aims and objectives for teaching and learning
  • Adhere to and promote all school policies and procedures

Person Specification:

  • Experience of leading a team (desirable)
  • Experience of motivating colleagues (desirable)
  • Good level degree in a directly related subject (desirable)
  • Thorough knowledge of the (13-16) subject Curriculum (GCSE)
  • Recognised teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, or equivalent experience
  • Awareness of Safeguarding requirements and good practice
  • Good level of IT literacy
  • Be capable of delivering inspirational and informative lessons to the full age and ability range of pupils at the school
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive and authoritative rapport with students
  • Excellent and effective classroom management skills
  • Have excellent communication skills to enable effective dialogue with pupils, parents, staff and visitors
  • Be organised and self-motivated, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines
  • A good sense of humour

Essential Values, Behaviours and Attitudes

All employees are expected to actively promote and demonstrate the core values of the school:

  • Care
  • Character
  • Academic Excellence


What the school offers its staff

In return you can expect:

  • Access to an exceptional Professional Studies Programme
  • Access to CPD from PiXL, Hampshire Local Authority, Subject Specific CPD, and an in-house CPD programme
  • Bespoke Maths in house CPD led by in house, trained Mastery Maths specialists
  • Comprehensive schemes of learning for KS3 &4 to reduce planning time whilst allowing flexibility of approach buy the individual teacher
  • A dedicated Behaviour Team that supports teachers with behaviour around the school site, who run centralised internal exclusions and detentions
  • Access to the RAS (Raising Aspirations Team) who help and support students pastorally. Team members are trained in a variety of counselling and interventions to support students
  • To be part of a school which has a real ‘team approach’ where you will be valued and supported
  • A well-resourced curriculum area including your own laptop
  • Contribution to the Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • A dedicated Teaching and Learning training room
  • A staff room with complimentary refreshments and food provided on whole school events such as Parents’ Evenings

Commitment to safeguarding

Cove School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
As part of Keeping Children Safe in Education we may perform an online search as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates. This search could be carried out across publicly accessible social media platforms, blogs, or professional networks.

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About Cove School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
961 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01252 542397

Arranging a visit to Cove School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.downham@coveschool.uk.

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