Teacher of Mathematics

The Misbourne School, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0BN

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    31 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



MPS/UPS plus fringe

Teacher of Mathematics job summary

The Misbourne is a good school with great students and ambitious, talented staff; we aim to develop world class students who have the belief in themselves that anything is possible.

The successful candidate for this position will be joining a well-led and well-resourced curriculum area comprising seven mathematics specialists who have a track record of very good results at GCSE and A-Level. You will need to be able to teach up to and including Key Stage 4. Each teacher has their own classroom, complete with desktop PC, interactive whiteboard and visualiser. For more information about the Maths department at The Misbourne please see the separate information summary document.

We are an oversubscribed 11-18 school in the picturesque village of Great Missenden in the heart of the Chilterns. We have just over 1000 students on roll including a successful and growing Sixth Form.
You will be joining a school that:
• Offers a bespoke CPDL programme which is personalised to meet staff needs and offer recognised NPQ.
• Offers SLE opportunities and other off-site training and development for colleagues at appropriate points in their career.
• Takes an evidence-informed approach to school improvement, only implementing what we feel will make the biggest difference to the lives and outcomes of our young people, being mindful of staff workload and well-being.
• Is a key provider of initial teacher training in the local area, working with several local teaching schools and universities including the Astra Teaching School Alliance and the University of Oxford Deanery of Education.
• Is a key member of the local Maths Hub, actively participating in Hub events and working in collaboration with other Hub schools.
• Is passionate about developing and growing STEM subjects as part of our school vision; collaboration with other subject areas is a priority for us.
• Has students who are a pleasure to teach.
• Has an experienced, friendly and collaborative team.
• Puts Wellbeing at the top of their priorities.
• Provides a two week October half term.

Our staff tell us they genuinely feel like part of a supportive team; a team who are striving to help each student flourish both academically and personally.

This post would suit an Early Career Teacher or a more experienced teacher. If this role interests you, please visit the ‘Joining Us’ area on our website: www.themisbourne.co.uk or contact our HR Officer at hr@themisbourne.co.uk for further information and an application form. Letters of application should be addressed to the Headteacher, Mr Rich Peters, on no more than two sides of A4 equivalent, no smaller than font size 11.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 27 June 2022 and Interviews will take place from shortly thereafter. Please email your completed application to: HR@themisbourne.co.uk. The Misbourne reserves the right to close and shortlist early, therefore early applications are encouraged.

The Misbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Enhanced Disclosure and medical clearance.

Applying for the job

Please complete the attached application form and equal opportunities form and send them to HR@themisbourne.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Misbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01494 862869

We believe that through clarity of vision, collaboration and dedication, we can achieve great things for our young people and for the staff who join us on our journey.

Our vision is simple, yet unashamedly ambitious:
‘To develop world-class students who have the belief in themselves that anything is possible and lead happy and successful lives.’

A key part of our plan for education is to ensure children become valuable and fully-rounded members of society who treat others with respect and tolerance, regardless of background.

Arranging a visit to The Misbourne School

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. To arrange a visit or to find out more about the role, please contact our school office on the number below. Please send completed application forms to the email address below.
Tel No: 01494 862869
Email: HR@themisbourne.co.uk

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