We are looking for a qualified, experienced teacher to join Harris Academy Sutton as Key Stage Coordinator of Mathematics. Joining our Director of Learning, you will be responsible for student progress and development in the subject area across a specified key stage including meeting student achievement targets for the key stage.
The successful candidate will:
Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
- Have successful teaching experience at secondary level, ideally including experience in multi-ethnic urban schools and/or in an 11-18 school.
- Understand the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning.
- Have of National Curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS4, particularly in the relevant key stage.
Understand the importance of having high expectations for all students, both of behaviour and academic achievement. Understand inclusive provision and practices which offer equality of access to the curriculum for all students, including SEN, EAL and high achievers.
- Have knowledge and experience of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students work.
- Understand the importance of being a Tutor.
We believe that a happy and settled staff body helps drive the very best performance from our students. We are committed to a high-quality professional development programme and can drawn on expertise from across the Harris Federation. As a HASU member of staff at any level you will receive the training and support that you need to carry out your role effectively and develop at a pace that suits you.
We are committed to ensuring that our staff have the right level of balance between work and home life. Our policies and procedures are aimed at allowing our teaching staff to spend as much time as possible planning and delivering lessons.
We work in an award-winning building with excellent facilities. Our thriving staff association ensures all new members of staff soon feel part of the HASU community.
We run a broad and diverse curriculum to a fully comprehensive intake of students, with a highly academically-focussed sixth-form.
Our focus on the core value of Integrity means that our behaviour is excellent, with staff supported by a strong and highly visible Academy Leadership Group. Detentions are run centrally, allowing teaching staff to do what they do best: plan and teach amazing lessons.
Attendance and engagement with learning is high, and centrally planned tutor time resources ensure that our tutors can engage with students whilst delivering high-quality experiences.
In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan including access to a virtual GP, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.
The purpose of your role will be:
- To be accountable, alongside the
Director of Learning, for student progress and development in the subject area
across a specified key stage including meeting student achievement targets for
the key stage which are agreed by the Line Manager.
- To ensure that the relevant
curriculum for the key stage is varied and personalised, with a rich range of
extra-curricular opportunities and activities to supplement the timetabled
- To ensure there are high standards of
teaching and learning across the key stage in the relevant subject through
continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.
- To ensure, alongside the Director of
Learning, the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and
differentiated curriculum for students in the key stage.
- To ensure that all Academy policies and
procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all staff in the subject
in the relevant key stage
- To mentor and coach an NQT or TF
colleague to ensure successful achievement of QTS/NQT status
Your main areas of responsibility will fall under
the areas of:
- Operational and strategic planning
(including contributing to the subject and faculty improvement plans, and
assisting in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of
work, marking policies, assessment and teaching strategies)
- Ensuring the delivery of an
appropriate, comprehensive, high quality and cost effective curriculum and
leading development of the subject and its delivery in the key stage
- Student outcomes (including assisting
the director in ensuring the effective operation of target setting, monitoring
and evaluation systems and the input and maintenance of accurate student data
in the key stage)
- Pastoral system (including being a
form tutor to a selected group of students)
- Teaching, including acting as an
outstanding role model
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.
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