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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main or Upper Pay Scale as applicable

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an inspirational, enthusiastic and committed teacher to join our successful and forward thinking Mathematics Department. You will be required to teach at KS3 and KS4. Suitably qualified candidates may have the opportunity to teach at 6th Form level.

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people and committed to high standards, have vision, ideas and initiative, then we are keen to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

Through the study of Mathematics our learners will have the opportunity to develop aspects of their character such as resilience, perseverance, confidence, curiosity and independence. They will develop skills such as: problem solving, reasoning, communicating mathematically, logical thinking and number sense. Our learners deserve a creative and ambitious mathematics curriculum, rich in skills and knowledge, which develops understanding of the structures within mathematics, ignites curiosity, builds confidence and self-esteem. Our curriculum and our teaching approach is inclusive, no one is excluded on account of their race, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, gender, disability or social disadvantage. The curriculum and resources used ensure that all learners see themselves represented within these resources and are relevant to all. There is a strong focus on inclusive teaching for disadvantaged learners. Learners will develop the capacity to apply their problem solving skills and mathematical knowledge to life beyond school, they will become successful citizens, contribute to society and live fulfilled lives.

In mathematics learners:

- develop their knowledge and understanding of personal finance.

- are made aware of how mathematics is used in the workplace.

- are encouraged to think critically about data that is presented to them.

- are encouraged to utilise their mathematical skills in other subject areas.

- are made aware of the history of mathematics

Further details about the role

Main purpose of the job:

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all learners in the classes taught ensuring equality of opportunity for all.
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.
  • Treat learners with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interest of learners.
  • Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher standards.
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Upton-by-Chester High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1737 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

“This is a good school with an outstanding 6th Form” OFSTED 2019

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kenway-sevillee@uptonhigh.co.uk.

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