Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Mathematics, Statistics

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £31,350 and £47,839

Pay scale

MPS/UPS Plus Fringe

What skills and experience we're looking for

In selecting candidates for interview and eventual selection, the school will be looking for teachers with relevant education, experience, job-related knowledge, aptitudes, and skills, and many of the personal qualities listed below. The school welcomes applications from teachers who consider they could meet most, if not all, the requirements listed.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • First Degree or equivalent in Mathematics or related subject
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Commitment to the comprehensive ideal and to the principles and practice of equal opportunities and inclusion
  • The knowledge and vision to put these into practice to meet current and future challenges within your subject and pastoral areas
  • A keen interest in young people as individuals, in how they learn, and in a collaborative approach to learning
  • A good understanding of student needs, support and interventions.
  • An ability to teach the full age range of 11 – 18 in Maths, including potentially A Level
  • Ensure effective learning for all students through excellent teaching and delivery of well-planned and organised lessons
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress, and attainment of all students
  • Use appropriate strategies to ensure outstanding student progress and wellbeing
  • Support the development of teaching materials and revision resources within the department
  • Support necessary intervention and/or enrichment activities for students to further develop their experience of Maths within the school.
  • Confidence, imagination and drive
  • Flexibility, ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Reflective, approachable and have a sense of humour
  • Ability to work as part of a team, establishing good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, governors, and colleagues.

Knowledge, Aptitude & Skills Curriculum and Pastoral

Contribution to Department

Personal Qualities

What the school offers its staff

The department was praised in the last OFSTED inspection, “Mathematics is a strength of the school.” Students apply mathematical skills adeptly in a range of other subjects.”. The school is keen to develop still further the academic successes which have been gained by the pupils right across the ability range including a number of students going on to study Mathematics at degree level at Oxbridge and other universities. At GCSE, there is a high attainment (typically 80% 9-4/A*-C) and very positive value-added e.g. EBacc Maths value-added was “significantly above” national

'We are a strong, supportive department with a keen interest in Mathematics teaching and developing our practice. Staff are encouraged to share their ideas and are always happy to engage in a discussion about how best to teach a specific concept. Department meetings are centered around maths specific CPD and improving our mathematics teaching. Staff embrace this, frequently continuing these conversations into the week discussing their experiences as they experiment with these ideas.'

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake and Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will also carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available including social media accounts.

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About The Ashcombe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1478 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Ashcombe School is a high-achieving genuinely comprehensive school with a very successful Sixth Form and is a vibrant and inspiring place to work. We continually look to support exceptional pastoral care, high levels of attainment across the ability range and provide an enviable range of extra-curricular activities to prepare and enable young people to lead fulfilled lives.

We are ambitious for all our students and staff and each year are proud to have a strong cohort who not only go on to the most prestigious universities and courses, but to a range of other challenging and high-quality opportunities. We have an unwavering commitment to inclusion to ensure that every young person who comes into the school is supported and challenged to reach their potential.

Located in Dorking in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills, with excellent travel connections, the school has well-resourced teaching facilities for all subjects. The school is continuing a significant and innovative programme of modernisation and improvement to classrooms, communal spaces, dining areas and sports facilities, ensuring a stimulating and inspirational environment for staff and students.

Working at The Ashcombe is challenging and rewarding and ensures the school enjoys a strong level of staff retention.

10 Reasons to join us at The Ashcombe School

Excellent ECT programme including salary backdated to August
Visible, active, and supportive Senior Leadership Team
Students who are enthusiastic, fun, and respectful
A whole staff team which is inclusive and welcoming
A school which is highly valued by parents and has a clear place in the community
Career development programme for all staff
Part of a small independent MAT with opportunities to work with colleagues from two secondary schools
A wide-ranging offer of extracurricular activities and trip opportunities
Additional benefits including staff gym, free lunches for duty and INSET
Work-life and family-friendly policies

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