Teacher of mathematics

Blythe Bridge High School, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MS1 - UPR3

Job summary

Leaders and governors would like to invite applications from an outstanding teacher of KS2/3 to work with our Year 7 and 8 students to accelerate their progress in mathematics through creative and innovative teaching and learning.

This opportunity would suit either a newly qualified or experienced teacher who would thrive in a department open to fresh ideas and imaginative approaches. If you can retain and nourish the enthusiasm of our younger learners, and find more inspiring and creative ways of getting them thinking about numeracy, then we would like to hear from you. Mathematics does not need to be your primary subject.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities of a classroom teacher applicants may be in interested in the current development opportunities available, if these are of interest please make reference to them in your covering letter.

Development opportunities
• Developing ideas to strengthen the transition of Year 5-7 in maths following the disruption of the planned programme in 2020
• Developing enriching experiences and opportunities for disadvantaged students in and outside of maths
• Identify and work with groups students who may have fallen behind due to recent events of schools partial closure

Application packs are available by email from the Headteacher’s PA office@bb-hs.co.uk or the school website www.bb-hs.co.uk .

The closing date for this position is Friday 10th July 2020 10am.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs.

Employee benefits

There are a number of TLR 3 opportunities available should any applicant be interested in additional responsibilities.

Applying for the job

Applicants are invited to complete a Staffordshire County Council application form and recruitment monitoring form.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1010 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Blythe Bridge High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@bb-hs.co.uk

About Blythe Bridge High School

We are very proud of our school and what our young people achieve. Together we work to make this a school where individuals are challenged to be the best they can be.

The school aims to provide a high-quality, inclusive education to all students, and this includes high expectations of all. While our school offers opportunities to experience creativity, awe and wonder, we also have the high expectation that students will gain the well-developed knowledge and skills that come from hard work and hard thinking and will prepare them best for success in examinations and in later life. We plan for the highest aspirations and take great pride in our achievements. We aim to ensure that all students have positive attitudes to learning, and are all helpful, kind and dedicated members of the school and wider community who care about each other.

We pride ourselves on knowing each student as an individual, their strengths and aspirations, and developing them so that they are well prepared for the next stage of their education, training or employment. Positive relationships, underpinned by good behaviour and mutual respect, enhance the atmosphere around the school where older students and sixth formers provide excellent role models for their younger peers.

Arranging a visit to Blythe Bridge High School

Due to Covid19 we are not encouraging visits to the school but can accommodate them if required.

School location

Cheadle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST11 9PW