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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 January 2023 at 2:31pm

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

MPR/UPR depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Crestwood Community School is one school, with two campuses serving Eastleigh. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious person as a Teacher of Mathematics from September 2023. The department is exceptionally upbeat, forward-thinking, and innovative and one which is cohesive, team spirited and very well led. We are looking for someone who can play an active role in contributing to the already high standards within the department. Mathematics results are growing year on year.

This position would suit an experienced teacher as well as an ECT. If appointed as an ECT the post will be payable from 1st July 2023 in order to help in your preparation before the September start.

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 wellbeing of the community as a whole.

What the school offers its staff

The Mathematics department comprises of; an Achievement Leader, three Assistant Achievement Leaders, two Assistant Head Teachers, a Head of Year, eight main scale teachers, as well as a fully qualified maths specialist, delivering our intervention programme. 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, enabling us to develop and challenge our teaching of mathematics, sharing of research, resources and current thinking. Exam outcomes for Maths are on a long -term upward trend, with 65% of students achieving GCSE grade 4 or better in 2022 - the best ever percentage for the amalgamated school.

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, whilst offering additional focus sessions for students who need further challenge, or extra support.

The department is housed in six classrooms on the Shakespeare campus and six at the Cherbourg Road campus. All students are taught Mathematics at KS3 and KS4.

In Mathematics at Key Stage 3, students will have seven 75 minute lessons every fortnight. They undertake a wide range of topics within the National Curriculum, as well as a number of enriching projects, local workshops and competitions throughout these three years. At Key Stage 4, students will have seven 75 minute lessons every fortnight, with year 11 also experiencing an additional hour of maths, per fortnight, in their enhancement sessions, and year 10s experiencing enriching local workshops from inspiring mathematicians.

Commitment to safeguarding

Crestwood Community School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Crestwood Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1310 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02380 641232

Crestwood Community School is one school, with two campuses serving central Eastleigh. Crestwood Community School had an Ofsted inspection in June 2018, which confirmed that we are a ‘good’ school. We also achieved outstanding gradings in Personal Development and Behaviour and Leadership. They also said that as a school we are “passionately committed to providing a first-class inclusive education for all pupils; tenacious in their pursuit of additional resources and approaches to continually improve provision.” This is a happy school, where staff and students want to be. The #Crestwoodfamily pervades through everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Crestwood Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email justine.sayers@crestwood.hants.sch.uk.

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