Mathematics Teacher

The Park Community School, Barnstaple, Devon


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Mathematics Teacher for Maternity Cover - We seek a well qualified and enthusiastic teacher with a commitment to pupils of all ability in a comprehensive secondary school. A willingness to contribute within a team approach to develop the work of the department is essential.

This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced colleague or someone looking to start their career in a supportive and developmental environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Mathematics across the full age and ability range. They would also be expected to join our team of tutors, supporting our pastoral care system.

Key tasks:

Deliver high quality Maths lessons to Key Stage 3 and GCSE Level

Support the development and resourcing across the department and beyond.

Inspire students and others to improve

Ensure that participation and representation in extra curricular activities is wide and adds value to the life of the school supporting the development of an aspirational school culture

Support the Head of Department in co-ordinating the implementation, delivery and quality assurance of the curriculum

Support the wider life of the school and act as a tutor.

Curriculum Responsibilities:

To ensure students are taught according to their individual needs and abilities

To employ teaching strategies that engender enthusiasm and raise the aspirations of all students

To engage and enthuse all students to allow them to teach reach their full potential

To assess students work in accordance with departmental and school guidelines to inform planning and student progress

To contribute to the development of the curriculum within the department and the school as a whole

To contribute to the development of teaching and learning materials for use by the teaching team

To take a full part in meetings for department planning

To effectively use tracking and monitoring systems within the department

To complete reports and records on students

To use homework to extend learning opportunities

To promote the school and the department through displays of work, extra curricular activities and participation in events, competitions and other events

To ensure that care is taken to keep classrooms, furniture and equipment in good safe working condition and to see that rooms are left tidy after use so that usual cleaning can be carried out

To maintain high standards in all areas

Please see application pack on our website for more information

Essential educational requirements

PGCE or equivalent
Appropriate evidence of in-service training.
Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

PGCE or equivalent
Appropriate evidence of in-service training.
Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Excellent classroom management skills.
Ability to enthuse students of all abilities to achieve their very best.
Effective lesson planning with appropriate pace and using appropriate teaching and learning styles.
Ability to use assessment for improving students’ learning and progress.
Excellent curriculum knowledge.
Knowledge of GCSE Mathematics specification.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1404 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Park Community School website (opens in a new window)
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About The Park Community School

School location

Park Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9AX