||Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
||£25,714-£41,604 (MPR/UPR - dependent on experience)
We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Mathematics for September 2021. We are seeking someone who will be ambitious for our students and has a vision for the development of Mathematics in our curriculum. The challenge for the successful applicants will be to contribute to developing further an already strong subject and continue to raise standards at both KS3 and GCSE.
In 2020 the department’s GCSE results were close to national averages with 65% of the cohort achieving grade 4 or higher and 47% achieving grade 5 or higher.
The Mathematics department comprises of; an Achievement Leader, two Assistant Achievement Leaders, Assistant HT, Head of year, Intervention lead and six main scale teachers.
The department is forward thinking, knowledgeable and fully committed to supporting the students to achieve their very best. As a close staff team we regularly do Maths together which helps us to develop and challenge our teaching of mathematics, sharing research, resources and current thinking.
During lockdown every member of the team fully embraced delivering live virtual lessons. Our consistent approach ensured that students continued to feel part of the Crestwood family, cared for and supported. They were able to engage in familiar tasks that ensured the learning progress continued, they had lots of fun and made progress. HIAS shared our knowledge and experiences with other schools across the county.
We have worked hard to create classroom environments where expectations are high and getting things wrong is a recognised part of the learning journey. Our students are grouped carefully to ensure that all make progress and are challenged and supported appropriately.
The department is housed in five classrooms on the Shakespeare campus and five at the Cherbourg Road campus. All students are taught Mathematics at KS3 and KS4.
As a new member of staff you will be well supported: we have a comprehensive induction process, and you will be given an Induction Mentor and a ‘professional buddy’. We have the Investors in People standard, and see professional learning as a major strategic priority.
For the successful candidate, a commitment to raising standards and a passion for developing young adults is essential: this entails a commitment to all learners, to excellence for all, and a belief that a good school makes a significant difference to learners’ life chances, levels of attainment and the well-being of the community as a whole.
This position would suit an experienced teacher as well as an NQT. NQT’s will start on 1st July to enable planning and preparation for the start of the academic year.
Applying for the job
Your application should comprise of a completed Hampshire teaching application form, and a letter in which you should outline your experience to date, the reasons for your interest in the post and your suitability for it. Please include a paragraph on your philosophy of Mathematics teaching and what specialisms you could bring to Crestwood Community School.
You can find further details about the role (including a person specification), the school and an application form from the school website under School Information-Vacancies.