Teacher of Mathematics

The Ferrers School, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 8LF

10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2022

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MPS/UPS £25,714 - £41,604

Teacher of Mathematics job summary

The Ferrers School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate teacher to join the Maths Department and work with our forward looking team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated professional to play a key part in one of our core subjects. The successful candidate would join our Maths department and work with the team to drive up standards.

We welcome applications from ECTs and we run a highly supportive and successful ECT programme. We would welcome interest from unqualified candidates who would be interested in the opportunity of training with us. We also have a strong track record of leadership development and succession planning for an ambitious candidate who is keen to progress to leadership in the future.

The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player, with a true passion for Maths and an understanding of the strategies required to motivate and inspire students. They will play a part in promoting the subject throughout the school.

This is an exciting time to be joining the the school. We have secured improving outcomes over the last 3 years which were validated in our recent Ofsted report (July 2021) where The Ferrers School was found to be 'Good' in all areas. These five areas are: ‘The Quality of Education’, ‘Behaviour and Attitudes’, ‘Personal Development’, ‘Leadership and Management’, and ‘Sixth Form Provision’.

What we can offer you:
• a philosophy of 100% achievement and inclusion
• a commitment to extending the boundaries of learning enabling all young people to become well- rounded individuals
• a purposeful and caring learning environment, where every individual is known, valued and supported
• motivated and engaged students, and ambitious, dedicated and professional staff

“Leaders and governors have established a positive school culture. Their clear vision has united staff. Leaders have ensured that all staff receive high-quality professional development. Staff say that they strongly value these opportunities”. Ofsted report July 2021

How to apply
Should you wish to join us, please complete the application form and submit a supporting statement. We would highly recommend a visit to the school.

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found. Early applications are encouraged.

Please contact Alison Davies to make an appointment on 01933 313411.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 7th July at 9.00am
Interview date: Tuesday 12th July

The postholder has an implicit duty to promote the welfare and safeguarding of all children and young people. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About The Ferrers School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
972 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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The Ferrers School is a popular, oversubscribed school and we are looking to recruit staff who can work with us to strive for excellence.

We care passionately about our staff, their well-being and their professional development and this is reflected in the fact that we are an enthusiastic team, committed to working collaboratively and sharing the very best practice. We are seeking ambitious candidates who are keen to develop further and as such are committed to providing excellent CPD for the development of staff. We are striving for the very best for our students and we are focussed on and passionate about learning.

The Ferrers School is part of the successful and expanding Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust, a group of primary and secondary schools located between Stamford and Cambridge along the A1 - A14 corridor. All the schools are growing and there is a need to develop capacity, expertise and excellence in our staff body.

The Ferrers School offers opportunities to become part of a team of staff who are making a real difference to the students they teach. CMAT, which was ranked 5th across all Multi Academy Trusts nationally in 2017 in terms of student progress, is a success story that continues to grow.

The Ferrers, like CMAT, is also driven by our ability to adapt to the changing educational landscape led by determined staff who bring our academies alive with their enthusiastic personalities, unshakeable work ethic and their commitment to delivering exceptional learning experiences for our children. What makes The Ferrers School, and the Trust as a whole, different is that we know how to nurture and bring out the very best in our talented staff.

Arranging a visit to The Ferrers School

If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Alison Davies, PA to Principal, to make an appointment on 01933 313411 or email ADavies@theferrers.org

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