The successful candidate will have a high standard of teaching and learning and have the ability to think creatively and strategically to work across the department and the College.
If you are a well-qualified, ambitious and inspirational teacher who can demonstrate a real passion for Mathematics, with commitment to make a difference to the lives of our students by raising standards, achievements and expectations, then we would welcome your application.
Excellent curriculum knowledge is essential and the successful candidate will be expected to teach Mathematics at KS3, KS4. and KS5. They must possess the ability to enthuse and inspire students and staff by sharing their passion for Mathematics.
The successful applicant will be working in an experienced and busy department of seven staff, four full time and three part time. Outcomes in Mathematics have been consistently high over recent years and we are looking to continue this trend. The Maths department teaches across the whole age range for Year 7 to Year 13. We offer GCSE, AS and A Level Mathematics.
In addition to the subject leader we have a Second in Mathematics who works alongside other departments to provide a College-wide focus on this important phase of learning and development. The College also employs a Numeracy Coordinator who develops intervention across Key Stage 3 to improve low levels of numeracy.
Students in Key Stage 3 currently have seven 60 minute lessons per fortnight. We track students regularly and set across half year groups in Year 7 and fully across Year 8 and Year 9. Each year group has six Mathematics sets across a five form entry.
In Year 10 & Year 11 all pupils have seven 60 minute lessons per fortnight. We currently teach Edexcel GCSE specification.
Typically group sizes range from 30 in upper sets to 12 in the lower groupings.
We have A Level courses running in Mathematics and this area of the 6th Form curriculum continues to prove both popular and successful. Students currently follow the MEI syllabus.
At Sidmouth College, we are always keen to invest in potential and this post would suit someone who is committed to their own and other continuous professional development, and has aspirations of further progression.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found on our website. This role falls under KCSIE regulated activities and, as such, it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relating to children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which can be found on our website, before applying.
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