KS3/KS4 Teacher of Maths Olive Ap Academy - Thurrock, Tilbury

Job description

Can you bring Maths to life and make it relevant to our students’ lives?

Could you inspire our students and give them the confidence they desperately need to believe that they can achieve in Maths?

We are looking for a Maths teacher who is passionate about supporting young people who have often found school a challenge.

A teacher who shares our determination to improve our students’ life chances and give them learning opportunities which stimulate and excite.

Salary: MPS/UPS + Fringe weighting
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Start date: April 2020 or sooner
Location: Olive AP Academy – Thurrock, Tilbury
Reports to: STEMV Pathway Lead

You can download an application pack with full details about the role at https://oliveacademies.org.uk/working-with-us/

Please email your completed application form, including your personal statement to: susie.tyler@oliveacademies.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 18th November 2019 (midday).

Interviews to be held at Olive AP Academy – Thurrock in Tilbury week commencing 25th November 2019.

This a great time to join our pioneering team at Olive AP Academy - Thurrock. We were rated "Good" in all areas during our last Ofsted inspection in December 2018.

Our academies always welcome visits from potential applicants. Please get in touch with Collette Hunnisett, Headteacher (collette.hunnisett@oliveacademies.org.uk T: 01708 853781) if you would like to arrange a visit or need any further information.

For more information about the academy visit apthurrock.oliveacademies.org.uk.

Essential educational requirements

First degree or equivalent.

Essential qualifications

DfE recognised qualified teacher status/Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills

Essential skills and experience

Detailed knowledge of the KS3/KS4 maths (GCSE & Functional Skills) curriculum

Evidence of recent successful classroom practice.

Excellent classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice. Lessons are consistently judged to be good or better.

Effective and systematic behaviour management – experience of using de-escalation techniques in a school setting; experience of maintaining clear boundaries and using sanctions, praise and rewards.

Experience of using assessment data to ensure effective student progress, raise standards and achieve outstanding pupil outcomes.

Experience of supporting all aspects of inclusion to successfully meet the needs of pupils with complex special educational, social and emotional needs.

An understanding of disadvantage and working in challenging environments.

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS + London Fringe weighting

At Olive Academies we can offer you:
- a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority

- access to the OA employees’ wellbeing benefits package (including Perkbox, MyGym, CycleScheme, Employee Assistance Programme and more)

- high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression

- an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do

- the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum.

About Olive Ap Academy - Thurrock

Our alternative provision academy is based in Tilbury in Thurrock and has up to 96 students aged between 11 and 16 on roll at one time. The academy was graded as 'Good' in all areas following its last Ofsted inspection in December 2018. Our brand new building opened to staff and students in summer 2017. The academy facilities include purpose-built kitchens, computing suites, music studio, science labs, workshop and multi-sports pitch. Our staff supports young people who have been placed at the academy for a period of intervention work, following a permanent exclusion from a mainstream school. The academy also supports young people with medical needs.

Leicester Road, Tilbury, RM18 7AX
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