Teacher of Mathematics De Warenne Academy, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Job description

Carrying out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with academy policies under the direction of the Principal.
Promoting the achievement of high standards through effecting teaching and learning within maths,preparation, evaluation and action planning.
Modelling the vision and values of the academy.
Being part of the team driving the development of the academy to become an ‘outstanding’ academy.
Receiving and acting on feedback to build on the strengths and improve personal performance within the academy systems.
Contributing, where appropriate, to implementing policies and practice and to promote collective responsibility for their implementation.
Taking into account and constantly reviewing academy contextual factors and prior attainment when planning and teaching lessons. Working in a cross-curricular way to support subjects across the academy in the use of active learning approaches to enrich curriculum and skills delivery.
Recognising, promoting and celebrating diversity.

Essential educational requirements

English, Maths and Science at A* - C

Essential qualifications

A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
A strong and secure subject knowledge in Maths up to GCSE

Essential skills and experience

Recent and relevant teaching experience. Awareness of the strategies available for improving the learning and achievement of all students. A good understanding of curriculum developments in Maths.Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies.An understanding of how Assessment for Learning can improve student performance. Confidence in the use of standard computer packages and how these can be used to enhance student learning.
Able to use student level data to raise standards.Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team. Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas. Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential safeguarding issues. Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and their parents. Able to communicate high expectations to all students. Share good practice across the department

Employee benefits

Potential TLR2a

About De Warenne Academy

Here at De Warenne Academy we are on a journey of rapid improvement and are currently ranked as the 4th highest performing school in Doncaster and 12th out of 55 similar schools nationally. We are the highest performing secondary school of the ten situated in our local area and are improving year on year. We serve the villages of Conisbrough and Denaby Main, situated between Doncaster and Rotherham. We are a small but oversubscribed academy, with 700 pupils on roll, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential. We benefit from having a newly built academy situated in spacious grounds. Yet again students, parents and staff were celebrating record GCSE results at De Warenne this summer, with the year group having made more progress than any other year group in the history of the academy. The most able pupils did extremely well, picking up prestigious grade 9s across a range of subjects including maths, English, science, history and photography. Overall 60% of students gained a grade 4 in Maths and English and 35% achieved a grade 5 or above, exceeding national expectations for pupils of a similar ability. Our staff are talented and enthusiastic and have all contributed to the academy’s success story. We have a staff rewards budget and socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to a staff benefits scheme. At De Warenne, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best. Our senior leadership team, along with our dedicated teachers and support staff, are committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for every child in our care. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants. Come and visit us and see for yourself!

Gardens Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3JY
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