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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

About this Role

The Sir John Colfox Academy is looking for a Teacher of Maths to join our fantastic team. Could this be you?

Actual Salary £30,000 - £46,525 per annum (M1 to UP3)

It is offered on a Permanent basis. Start date 01-Sep-2024.

We are looking for​an enthusiastic, well-qualified and successful classroom practitioner to join our successful and vibrant Maths department.

This is a superb opportunity for a talented practitioner who wants to work in a warm and welcoming school which values its staff highly (we encourage applications from ECT’s).

KS3 Maths is based on the White Rose Mastery scheme and at KS4 we follow the Edexcel GCSE scheme of work. Maths is a very popular subject in our high-performing Sixth Form where we offer A Level Maths, Further Maths and Core Maths.

The school is a member of the Jurassic Math Hub and provides its teachers with continuing professional development opportunities and links with Maths teachers from other schools.

We are looking to build on our success and are interested in teachers who have high expectations of what their students can achieve, and who believe in the power of their subject to make a difference in students’ lives.

We are committed to managing workload and enabling teachers to focus on their core purpose; delivering high-quality learning opportunities for students.

If you love Maths and enjoy sharing your passion with young people, we will help nurture your talent and support your career as you progress.

The breadth of subjects within the department means that there are always opportunities for colleagues to pursue areas of interest.

Please refer to the attached job description for more details about the role.

Should you require any further information about the role, please do not hesitate to contactEmma Taylor,Head of Maths,taylore@colfox.dorset.sch.ukor 01308 422291.

What the school offers its staff

About our School

Set in a stunning location overlooking Bridport and the surrounding rolling hills, the Sir John Colfox Academy was built in 1999, and offers a lovely environment for staff to work in and where students can achieve their maximum potential.

‘Inspiring learners, Achieving Excellence is our aim’, and we are proud of our wonderful team of teaching and support staff who do their very best to bring this to life for all of our students.

Whilst we are very proud of our record of excellent exam results, and our recent ‘Good’ Ofsted rating, we believe a first class education is about much more than this, and aspire for all our students to have a school experience that gives them access to a wide range of extracurricular activities and cultural enrichment.

For more information please visit our school website:https://www.colfox.org/

We welcome visits to our school - if you would like to arrange a visit please contact Amanda Tuckrecruitmentwest@initiolearning.org or 01308 422291.

This is a great time to join our school as we consolidate links with the 16 other schools including primary, middle and upper schools which form part of Initio Learning Trust. We work closely with colleagues across Initio, sharing ideas about assessment, literacy, numeracy and other areas of pedagogy.   

Initio Learning Trust offers a welcoming and supportive environment and can provide:

  • a genuine commitment to supporting professional development

  • a supportive and flexible working environment which offers equal opportunities for all

  • free onsite parking

  • access to the local government or teachers pension scheme

  • a range of employee benefits including Cycle to Work and Health Cash Plan

Commitment to safeguarding

 This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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About The Sir John Colfox Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
854 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01308 422291

11 - 18 Comprehensive School
No on roll: 900
Combined Sixth Form: 210
Headteacher: Mr A Shelley MEd, BSc Hons, PGCE, NPQH

Arranging a visit to The Sir John Colfox Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitmentwest@initiolearning.org.

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