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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

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Subject

Mathematics

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS

Teacher of Mathematics job summary

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring teacher to join our friendly and supportive team in a brilliant mathematics department. Whether you are an NQT looking for an encouraging first school or an established teacher looking for further responsibilities we would like to hear from you. We would encourage you to come and visit our school and meet the staff and students however and our school website will give you a good idea of what it would be like to join the teaching team at St Birinus.

The role is a full time position and we are able to offer a varied teaching timetable, which suits your experience and aspirations, and can include responsibilities and roles within the Maths faculty or the school as a whole.

The school has a reputation for dynamic and innovative Teaching and Learning – and we welcome applications from candidates who will be able to contribute to this ethos. The Maths Faculty has excellent student outcomes both at GCSE and A Level, in the top 10% of any school in the UK and maths is a very popular course in the Sixth Form so there are opportunities for A Level teaching for those interested.

We are hugely proud of our school community and St Birinus is very much a “good” school on the way to becoming “great”.

Outcomes for our students (P8 +0.47 in October 2023) are in the top 5% of schools nationally for boys’ only progress and the compelling ethos of this school is literally written all over the walls. We pride ourselves in creating a vibrant and visceral environment in which boys thrive and accrue the knowledge, skills, experience and character that will realise their potential and allow them to seize any opportunity, now or in the future.

The infinite goal - We aspire to be a national centre of excellence for all boys’ state education.

As a member of Ridgeway Education Trust, St Birinus School (Ofsted Good, February 2020) works in very close partnership with Didcot Girls’ School (Ofsted Outstanding, November 2022), a 400 strong mixed Didcot Sixth Form (Ofsted Outstanding, November 2022) which is based predominantly at St Birinus, alongside All Saints’ CE Primary School, Carterton Primary School, Hagbourne CE Primary School, Long Wittenham CE Primary School, Sutton Courtenay CE Primary School.

Employing great staff is key to the success of our school: the Headteacher is actively involved in every interview process.

We understand that valuing and developing our staff is the best way to release and realise their potential. In return, we seek staff who are passionate about working with young people, resilient, and with a truly growth mindset. If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you!

St Birinus School is a Family Friendly School, committed to supporting our staff so that they can carve out a professional and personal life that is fulfilling and balanced.

Quotes and soundbites from SBS staff in the recent Stakeholder Surveys ...

  • "I love this place!"
  • "Despite only having joined the school recently, I have found it to be a positive and supportive school, with a clear vision and values that students and staff understand"
  • "St Birinus is the best managed school that I have ever worked in or been associated with"
  • "I love working at St Birinus and intend to root myself here for the foreseeable future"

What SBS staff say that they value about their school ...

  • "Relationships with colleagues and the community feel"
  • "A strong sense of community and pride"
  • "The positive influence we have on students and inclusion of all students no matter their need"
  • "The strong leadership and vision from the Senior Leadership Team"
  • "The focus on staff wellbeing"

“St Birinus School is a vibrant and inspiring place for pupils to learn. Pupils are very proud of their school. They feel it is a friendly and welcoming place where they really feel valued.”

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. For Early Careers Teachers this takes the form of a carefully designed mentoring programme. For experienced teachers, and those returning to teaching, there is a comprehensive CPD provision in place with a focus on department based development and collaboration.

We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

We are looking for an inspirational and innovative teacher with a real passion for ensuring excellence in teaching for the benefit of all students to join our effective and well-resourced department.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas
  • have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning

Benefits of working with us:

  • Loan of laptop and mouse for all teaching staff
  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises
  • Opportunity for flexible working arrangements to support with work life balance (wherever possible)
  • Comfortable staffrooms with tea, coffee and workspaces
  • Cycle to work scheme and sheltered secure bicycle sheds

Application process

To ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we use blind shortlisting whereby personal information (such as name, email address, gender & ethnicity) are not made available to the short-listing panel.

Please note that the school reserves the right to interview on receipt of applications, and to appoint prior to the deadline, so early application is recommended.

We encourage visits to our school in advance of applications; please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like a conversation and/or tour of the school with the Headteacher, Mr William Manning by contacting Mrs Helen Cliff, PA to the Headteacher, via emailing hcliff@St-birinus.oxon.sch.uk or by calling 01235 814444.boys’ progress which accurately reflects our aspirational expectations and ethos.

Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in all its schools to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, references and pre-employment safeguarding checks. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

To view our Safeguarding policy, please visit our website: http://www.st-birinus-school.org.uk/1852/sbs-policies. Please be aware that you will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and photographic ID, as applicable, to interview and online searches may be made for shortlisted candidates, as part of due diligence checks.

St Birinus School is a Family Friendly School, committed to supporting our staff so that they can carve out a professional and personal life that is fulfilling and balanced.

Our RET Staff Charter summarises the commitment we make to all staff who join and work at Ridgeway Education Trust.

We are committed to expressing our values of high quality learning, respectful relationships and an inclusive environment in the day to day experience of staff and students throughout the school.

St Birinus School is an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in its schools to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, references and pre-employment safeguarding checks. All Leadership roles require a Section 128 check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post. All cases are considered confidentially according to the nature of role and information disclosed.

Our Safeguarding policy: http://www.st-birinus-school.org.uk/1852/sbs-policies. You will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and photographic ID, to interview.

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About St Birinus School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

All Boys' Comprehensive Secondary School, part of the Ridgeway Education Trust

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