Mathematics Teacher Main Scale (Maternity Cover) Redborne Upper School and Community College, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job description

MATHEMATICS TEACHER
Main Scale
Maternity Cover - Fixed Term to February 2021

Start date: February 2020

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic maths teacher to start in February 2020. The maths department is a strong and supportive department with 13 teachers, an attached curriculum support assistant and teaching assistants who work predominantly with the maths faculty. A Level uptake at both maths and further maths is strong and results are consistently above the national average.

Part-time applications will be considered.

Maths is based in a suite of rooms with departmental office space and a faculty staff room.

The post is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced teachers. For a suitably experienced teacher there would be the opportunity to apply for SLE (specialist leader in education) status through the Redborne Teaching School Alliance which would allow progression on to the leadership scale.

The application form and job description can be found on our website www.redborne.com/vacancies
Applications should be emailed to Eva Hobson eva.hobson@redborne.com.

The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring check.

All offers of employment are “conditional” until Disclosure and Barring and qualification checks have been successfully completed and satisfactory references have been received. Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Monday 18th November 2019

Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire. We achieve excellent examination results with about three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 – 4. A Level results are also very good with over half at A*, A or B grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded, oversubscribed and situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and we have just opened a new classroom block and Sixth Form social area. In the next few years the school is likely to expand to 1,700 with 500+ in the sixth form. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Expected to have experience of teaching across age and ability levels appropriate to a 13 - 18 school, whether as qualified or in training.
Understanding of requirements of National Curriculum at KS3, KS4 and KS5 and the new 9-1 GCSE and A level assessment objectives.
Ability to teach Maths at GCSE and A Level
Ability to use ICT as an integral part of teaching strategies
Ability to operate effectively as part of a team and to communicate effectively at all levels.
A passion for mathematics
Ability to use initiative

Employee benefits

CPD


About Redborne Upper School and Community College

Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire. We achieve excellent examination results with about three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 – 4. ‘A’ Level results are also very good with over half at ‘A*’, ‘A’ or ‘B’ grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded, oversubscribed and situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and we have just opened a new classroom block and Sixth Form social area. In the next few years the school is likely to expand to 1,700 with 500+ in the sixth form. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

Address
Flitwick Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NU
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Redborne Upper School and Community College website (opens in a new window)