Teacher of Mathematics (Cover for Spring Term 2023)

Sacred Heart High School, London, W6 7DG

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Spring Term 2023)

Pay scale

Teachers’ Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

Teacher of Mathematics (Cover for Spring Term 2023) job summary


Full-time, fixed term for Spring 2023

Required January 2023

The Governors of this highly successful and heavily oversubscribed academy are looking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated teacher of Mathematics. This is a full-time fixed term appointment for one term required from January 2023.

Sacred Heart High School (described by Ofsted in 2017 as ‘exceptional’) is one of the top 100 non-selective state funded schools in England based on our current GCSE results with 87% gaining 5+ standard passes including English and Maths.The school’s A-Level results, following the opening of a Sixth Form in September 2013, are just as outstanding with 58% achieving A*-B.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the school and we wish to appoint a Teacher of Mathematics. The candidate must be an outstanding, focused and motivated individual who can lead the pupils to achieve far beyond their own expectations. The successful candidate must have passion for their subject and a desire to develop this in others. They must be eager to advance their own teaching skills and develop professionally as well as being keen to share ideas with their colleagues within this dedicated team. A willingness to contribute more widely to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.

The Teacher of Mathematics will inspire pupils to learn every day and support other teachers and leaders in this area to produce the best possible lessons and activities that engage and challenge every pupil, including offering enrichment to enhance and deepen subject knowledge.

Mathematics is an outstanding department that achieves excellent examination results. In 2022, 95.3% of GCSE pupils achieved 4+ with 76.5% gaining 6+ and 36.8% achieving levels 8-9. At A Level students achieved a 96% pass rate with 42% awarded A*-B.

The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd October and interviews will be held shortly after. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

SHHS is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service certificate will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

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About Sacred Heart High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1132 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Sacred Heart High School is an ‘exceptional school’ (Ofsted September 2017) in the trusteeship of the Society of the Sacred Heart and belongs to a large global network of schools. The pupils and staff are exceptional people to work with. Behaviour and relationships are excellent and are steeped in our strong ethos, philosophy of education and Sacred Heart traditions.

Our school has a proven track record of outstanding success and is one of the top 100 non-selective state funded schools in England based on our current results with 91% of pupils gaining 5+ subjects at grade 5+ and 84% gaining 5+ grades at 5+ including English and Maths in 2018. We have also been recognised in the top 100 schools based on the percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate. The school’s A Level results, following the opening of a Sixth Form in September 2013, are just as outstanding with 58% achieving A*-B and 84% achieving A*-C. Our school also leads the successful West London Teaching Schools’ Alliance.

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