Lead Practitioner in Mathematics Garth Hill College, Bracknell, Berkshire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a talented, dynamic and highly effective classroom practitioner to become a Lead Practitioner in Mathematics with effect from 1 January 2020.

You will be an excellent practitioner with a proven track record of success. The successfully appointed person will lead a range of high quality professional development activities, including training delivery, coaching, mentoring and outreach support, as well as leading the development of teaching and learning.
We offer a positive, friendly and supportive atmosphere, a strong team ethos, a strong staff association and the very best programme of professional development together with opportunities for career development.

Essential educational requirements

An excellent practitioner with good experience, including of working with a range of
professionals in a secondary school and across secondary schools.
Proven track record of success, not solely on the basis of one year’s test/examination results.

Essential qualifications

Good honours degree (2.1 or higher) in a relevant subject

Essential skills and experience

A well developed understanding of current educational issues, theory and practice, with particular regard to the National Curriculum, relevant subject area, learning and
personal development.
Excellent subject knowledge to challenge learners of all abilities and achieve high outcomes.
Excellent understanding of planning and assessment techniques and how they impact on
learner performance.
Deploy a range of successful teaching strategies, including the ability to use resources, including new technology, effectively to achieve good or better outcomes.
Highly effective use of non-confrontational and inclusive classroom management strategies.
Able to lead, relate to, challenge, inspire, motivate staff, other adults and young people and
respond flexibly and sensitively to their needs.
Good knowledge of relevant policies, legislation and relevant statutory frameworks.

About Garth Hill College

Garth Hill is a happy and vibrant place of learning. We are proud to be a genuinely comprehensive school and offer a wide and diverse range of excellent opportunities, inside and outside the classroom, that we believe enable our young people to develop exceptionally well both academically and personally. Success has been built upon high standards and expectations. We expect pupils to take responsibility, to work as hard as staff, always try their best, and to reflect upon, and learn from failure and success. We also expect our young people to demonstrate good behaviour, self-discipline and respect. We praise and reward good citizenship, but there are clearly understood sanctions for unacceptable conduct. Garth Hill College serves the community of North Bracknell and surrounding areas for pupils aged 11-19.

Bull Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 2AD
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