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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time, flexible: Full time 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,567.50 - £51,056.50

Pay scale

M1 to U3 plus fringe

Additional allowances

The salary quoted included TLR A (3 units) £3,217.50

What skills and experience we're looking for

Education, Training and Experience

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • First Degree or equivalent in Mathematics or related subject
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • At least one year’s experience teaching Mathematics
  • Commitment to the comprehensive ideal and to the principles and practice of equal opportunities and inclusion
  • The knowledge and vision to put these into practice to meet current and future challenges within your subject and pastoral areas
  • A keen interest in young people as individuals, in how they learn, and in a collaborative approach to learning
  • A good understanding of student needs, support and interventions.
  • An ability to teach the full age range of 11 – 16 in Mathematics, there is also opportunity to teach at A Level .
  • Ensure effective learning for all students through excellent teaching and delivery of well-planned and organised lessons
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress, and attainment of all students
  • Use appropriate strategies to ensure outstanding student progress and wellbeing
  • Support the development of teaching materials and revision resources within the department
  • Support necessary intervention and/or enrichment activities for students to further develop their experience of Mathematics within the school.
  • Confidence, imagination and drive
  • Flexibility, ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Reflective, approachable and have a sense of humour
  • Ability to work as part of a team, establishing good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, governors, and colleagues.

Knowledge, Aptitude & Skills Curriculum and Pastoral

Contribution to Department

Personal Qualities

What the school offers its staff

Please see our candidate pack to see what the school can offer for you

Further details about the role

  • Collaborate with teachers to plan, produce, and implement the scheme of work for each year group within the designated Key Stage, ensuring alignment with school objectives and national standards.
  • Regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the schemes of work and make necessary adjustments to enhance future teaching and learning experiences.
  • Provide support to teachers by facilitating access to resources and materials for use in the classroom, fostering an environment conducive to effective teaching and learning.
  • Develop and implement assessments for each year group in line with the school's feedback policy, monitoring their effectiveness and making changes as required to improve student outcomes.
  • Assist teachers in maintaining records of assessment results and utilize this data to inform decisions regarding pupil grouping and support strategies.
  • Stay informed about national changes to education policies, curriculum frameworks, and initiatives, and disseminate relevant information to teachers to ensure alignment with best practices.
  • Contribute to the overall vision and goals of the department by collaborating with the Head of Department (HOD) and supporting departmental initiatives.
  • Serve as a role model and advocate for teaching and learning within the department, providing support to the HOD during departmental meetings and in-service training (INSET).

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake and Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will also carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available including social media accounts.

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About The Ashcombe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1478 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Ashcombe School is a high-achieving genuinely comprehensive school with a very successful Sixth Form and is a vibrant and inspiring place to work. We continually look to support exceptional pastoral care, high levels of attainment across the ability range and provide an enviable range of extra-curricular activities to prepare and enable young people to lead fulfilled lives.

We are ambitious for all our students and staff and each year are proud to have a strong cohort who not only go on to the most prestigious universities and courses, but to a range of other challenging and high-quality opportunities. We have an unwavering commitment to inclusion to ensure that every young person who comes into the school is supported and challenged to reach their potential.

Located in Dorking in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills, with excellent travel connections, the school has well-resourced teaching facilities for all subjects. The school is continuing a significant and innovative programme of modernisation and improvement to classrooms, communal spaces, dining areas and sports facilities, ensuring a stimulating and inspirational environment for staff and students.

Working at The Ashcombe is challenging and rewarding and ensures the school enjoys a strong level of staff retention.

10 Reasons to join us at The Ashcombe School

Excellent ECT programme including salary backdated to August
Visible, active, and supportive Senior Leadership Team
Students who are enthusiastic, fun, and respectful
A whole staff team which is inclusive and welcoming
A school which is highly valued by parents and has a clear place in the community
Career development programme for all staff
Part of a small independent MAT with opportunities to work with colleagues from two secondary schools
A wide-ranging offer of extracurricular activities and trip opportunities
Additional benefits including staff gym, free lunches for duty and INSET
Work-life and family-friendly policies

Arranging a visit to The Ashcombe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk.

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