Lead Practitioner of Maths

Harris Girls Academy Bromley, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1QR

26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April or September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Lead Practitioner Scale (Outer London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension scheme (TPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

Support and enrich the experiences of our students! We are currently looking to appoint a qualified or an aspiring Lead Practitioner of Maths to join us at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley to start in April or September 2023.

The successful candidate must be able to teach A Level Maths and will ensure high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area through continuously developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a good, relevant undergraduate degree.
  • Be an excellent teacher with a minimum of two years' teaching experience.
  • Have proven success in raising achievement.
  • Have experience of leading others, ensuring high quality performance.
  • Have successful experience in implementation of monitoring, evaluation and review process to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrate a high level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement.
  • Have recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development.
  • Have experience of presenting to a wide audience including teachers, other managers, students and parents.
  • Understand creative whole school strategies for improving literacy and numeracy and the importance of this in raising achievement.
  • Have some successful experience of leading on cross subject initiatives that have contributed to raising achievement.
  • Have experience of embedding innovative strategies for Assessment for Learning and Learning to Learn.
  • Have recent and relevant experience of managing and implementing change successfully at subject leader level.
  • Be willing to use coaching as a model for ensuring on-going professional development.

What the school offers its staff

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership. We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education. In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a

Harris Girls' Academy Bromley is a thriving, diverse and academically successful school for girls in New Beckenham. Our GCSE results are amongst the best in the country with progress being amongst the most successful schools nationally. We passionately believe in educating young women for the future and with specialisms in Science and Enterprise we are working hard to create opportunities for girls to be successful in English and maths as well as more traditional subjects like Classics and Latin.

Along with other single sex schools in Beckenham, we welcome boys and girls to join us in the Sixth Form and we are very proud of the contribution that they both make to the school. We are also founding members of the highly successful Harris Federation Sixth Form.

competitive

rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

The purpose of your role will be:

  • Raise the quality of learning and teaching and attainment of students within the Mathsfaculty and across the academy
  • Your Maths lessons are an example of model practice within Maths and they will engage students and ensure that all students make exceptional progress. You will have an open door policy for observations at all times.
  • Leading, developing and enhancing the teaching practice of others
  • Produce high quality differentiated teaching and learning resources and materials
  • Plan lessons independently and collaboratively
  • Work alongside the CAL to coach staff
  • Observe lessons across the academy informally and formally
  • Work with the CAL to take a lead role in intervention
  • Provide model lessons
  • Support the CAL with regard to schemes of work, policies, performance management and the implementation of national subject strategies
  • Advise and train teachers on classroom management and organisation, lesson planning and appropriate pedagogy
  • Provide advice and training on positive behaviours for learning
  • Participate and lead in the mentoring of teachers within Maths
  • Advise on the provision of in-service training, lead groups of staff in CPD activities in area of expertise and evaluate outcomes
  • To support whole school priorities and targets
  • Provide subject specific advice,
  • Support the performance management process
  • Effectively use data
  • Produce and maintain records of work
  • Engage in outreach activities
  • Lead on Maths intervention for Year 7 to 11
  • Develop a vision, create an action plan and build momentum around an agreed whole school responsibility
  • To continue personal development in the relevant areas
  • To work as a member of a designated team and to contribute positively to effective working relations
  • To help to implement Academy self-evaluation and review procedures and to adhere to those.
  • To contribute to the process of monitoring and evaluation of the subject area/tutor programmes

Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

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About Harris Girls Academy Bromley

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1027 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8778 5917

Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is the number one school in Bromley for progress and one of the most successful schools in the country, with progress being amongst the top 1% of schools this year at +1.09 (Progress 8 2017). We are very proud of our academic and cultural achievements and are ambitious about the future. At Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley, we aim to ensure that every student is inspired and supported to achieve her personal best in a creative and enterprising culture where learning comes first. Through the development of our learning ethos of CORE, we encourage the girls to become Committed, Optimistic, Resilient and Enterprising. We believe that every girl can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring our students develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and enterprise and a dedication to being the best that they can be. Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is an outstanding school, offering students and staff state-of-the-art facilities in new and recently refurbished buildings. Our examination results place us amongst the very best in the country and we believe that with high quality teaching and support our girls will become responsible and successful in their chosen paths. We believe that teaching is a craft and continually strive to become even better at it; our high quality CPD supports ambitious and hardworking colleagues to make a real difference to the lives of our students. If you are passionate about your subject, committed to your own learning and keen to make a difference; this could be the academy for you. Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Girls' Academy Bromley are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 020 8778 5917 or email info@harrisbromley.org.uk to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

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