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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS as appropriate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience

A record of successful teaching at KS3 and KS4

Substantial teaching experience

Experience of developing the curriculum

Experience of effective management of student behaviour

Skills, Attributes and Knowledge

Secure knowledge of subject area

Knowledge of how to develop AfL and monitor impact

Clear understanding of planning differentiation into the curriculum

Awareness of Safeguarding and Child Protection issues

Good understanding of whole school issues

Strong understanding of the analysis and use of data to make improvements/inform planning

Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

Planning, prioritising and managing workload in an environment of conflicting demands

Sound knowledge of the National Agenda


What the school offers its staff

We invest in our teachers by providing regular CPD, both internal and external, and ensure that you are given time to collaborate and share good practice with your colleagues in order to help you to continually improve your practice.

The maths department is based in Blickling House, with eleven dedicated classrooms along with a computer suite. We also have our own staff base to share ideas and resources.

Our mathematics department follow a mastery curriculum with a focus on deepening understanding at the heart of all lessons. Pupils enjoy their maths lessons and our staff are hardworking, dedicated and passionate about developing our students, themselves and the department. We have a bank of resources that staff can use if they wish to, as well as subscribing to Mathspad, Mathsbox, Dr Frost, and Sparx maths. We have close links with the Cambridge maths hub and the AMSP, and are keen to get students involved in extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities. We host regional competitions for our local primary and secondary schools and also take part in the UKMT maths challenges.

Commitment to safeguarding

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the post holder will share this responsibility, therefore appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.

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About Springwood High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1880 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust

With more than a hundred years of history, Springwood provides an education for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen in King's Lynn.

We are a comprehensive school with Specialist Performing Arts Status and a long history of providing an excellent education to pupils in West Norfolk.

Our School is part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, dedicated to ensuring that every student gains the best qualifications possible. We believe that excellent academic qualifications provide each student with the best life chances and opportunities to ensure a successful and fulfilled future. In the last two years the percentage of students gaining 5 higher grades including English and Maths has risen significantly.

We have a high expectation of both our teachers and our students, set challenging targets for all and support each other to achieve them. We work hard to monitor accurately the progress of students, celebrate academic success and intervene where necessary.

A positive attitude to learning is an essential aspect of academic success. Our teachers regularly assess how engaged each learner is in their studies using an attitude to learning score. We celebrate students who have a good attitude to their studies and actively encourage those who need to improve in this area.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, both within and beyond the classroom - it is vital that every student participates in other areas of school life. Springwood expects every student to take part in other aspects of our offer to them including;

Competitive Sport
Dance Performances
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Drama Performances
House Competitions
Music Performances
Lunchtime clubs
Numerous foreign visits and exchanges

To view our latest OFSTED report please visit http://www.springwoodhighschool.co.uk

We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.

The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.

The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.

The Trust clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:

Maximising student achievement
Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
Delivering outstanding teaching and learning

Arranging a visit to Springwood High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk.

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