Lead Teacher in Mathematics

Whitecross Hereford, Hereford, Herefordshire


Job details

Subject Maths
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

To be relentlessly committed to the very highest student outcomes through the planning and delivery of the highest quality learning in accordance with the Teacher Standards and our Career Stage Expectations.

• To plan and prepare lessons, schemes of work and assessment materials;
• To keep relevant, accurate records of student attendance, achievement and targets as required by school policy.
• To provide such information as and when required;
• To challenge inappropriate behaviour wherever it may be encountered and to promote excellent behaviour through the use of the school’s Behaviour for Learning Policy;
• To maintain the teaching base and facilities, resources and equipment in good order, maintaining an atmosphere conducive to learning, taking account of Health and Safety regulations as appropriate
• To foster close, collaborative and co-operative contacts with colleagues within the academy and across the school;
• To promote a strong academy identity through involvement with: assemblies, academy and tutor group activities; inter-academy competitions;
• To promote positive student behaviour within the academy and across the school;

• To foster positive working relationships with parents of both teaching groups and tutor group;
• To ensure parents receive timely and appropriate information about behaviour and attendance, levels of attainment and progress;
• To contribute to case conferences and re-admittance meetings in accordance with the Behaviour for Learning Policy.
Wider community:
• To make effective use of external resources to promote learning;
• To ensure effective relationships with local external support agencies when required.

• To be a member of a duty team, when assigned, and carry out such duties punctually and efficiently;
• To teach aspects of the personal, social education and citizenship programme as directed;
• To attend meetings according to the agreed published meeting schedule;
• To engage with extra-curricular activities as agreed;
• To be familiar with, and implement, school policies and where appropriate, to be involved in the review of policy and practice;
• To undertake performance review as part of the agreed Appraisal Policy;
• To participate fully in activities linked to Continuous Professional Development.

Essential educational requirements

• A good honours degree
• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

• A strong classroom teacher
• Capacity to reflect and respond to feedback
• Able to engage and enthuse students
• Able to plan learning effectively
• Able to work collaboratively with colleagues
• Able to independently research best practice share findings with colleagues
• Able to communicate widely both within the school and wider education community
• Loyal, enthusiastic, passionate
• Willing to go the extra mile
• The highest professional standards and the highest expectations of students
• Relentlessly optimistic
• Loyal, enthusiastic, passionate
• Willing to go the extra mile
• The highest professional standards and the highest expectations of students

Employee benefits

TLR 2.1 (£2796)

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 934 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Whitecross Hereford website (opens in a new window)
Contact email cmcdougall@whitecross.hereford.sch.uk

School location

Three Elms Road, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0RN