Teacher of Mathematics

Landau Forte College, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2LF

This job expired on 4 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    4 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Dependant on experience

Teacher of Mathematics job summary

Our opportunity for you

We have a job vacancy for a Teacher of Mathematics. Do you want to work with inquisitive students and dedicated staff? Do you value being at the heart of a vibrant city? Does this sound like your perfect job?

Then Landau Forte College Derby is the place for you.

Key information

  • Contract: Full Time, Permanent
  • Start date: 04 January 2023
  • Salary: Dependant on experience
  • Closing Date: 04 September 2022
  • A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment – Landau Forte College Derby is a great school!
  • The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy students
  • Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust
  • A meal allowance, commensurate with your working hours
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, from Vitality Health

What we can offer you

Person specification

The person we are looking for should:

  • Be creative and hardworking.
  • Have excellent personal organisational skills.
  • Be adaptable with a good sense of humour and able to take the initiative.
  • Be a very good team worker with the capacity to build relationships at all levels across the organisation.
  • Be prepared to contribute to broad aspects of Mathematics and related activities.
  • Be proactive; a forward thinker with an effective grasp of developments within Mathematics.
  • Be able to work successfully as part of a highly effective and successful team.

Qualifications and experience:

  • A graduate with qualified teacher status. The successful candidate will teach Mathematics to Years 7 – 13.
  • An outstanding teacher in Mathematics with a strong teaching record.
  • Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment.
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of the place of Mathematics in the development of young people and of the place of within the wider curriculum.

Job description

Duties of role will include:

  • To be able to secure high standards of learning and achievement across the full ability range at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5
  • To be able to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge
  • To be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and assessment strategies and know how to use them to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential
  • To have high expectations of young people
  • To be prepared to contribute to broad aspects of Mathematics within the school.
  • To be able to work effectively as part of a team, to identify opportunities for sharing good practice

Plan and deliver high quality teaching and learning which:

  • Develops the whole learner, including skills of enquiry and curiosity; is engaging, appropriately challenging and relevant.
  • Meets the needs of all learners, taking into account the individual requirements of each student.
  • Fulfils the demands of the relevant specifications, tutor guides and college ethos.
  • Makes a positive impact on student attainment and achievement.

Work with other staff in contributing to student learning including:

  • Supporting students outside their timetabled learning sessions through support clinics and tutorials.
  • Enhancing students’ experience of Mathematics through involvement in enrichment activities.
  • Attend Mathematics team meetings.
  • Working with other staff to enhance the curriculum, innovate new ideas to improve student outcomes and provide wider enriching experiences for students.

Assessment and Reporting:

  • Provide students with regular, incisive feedback in response to their written work.
  • Ensure that marking, recording and reporting are in line with school policies.
  • Ensure that appropriately challenging targets are set and used with all students, and that these targets are reviewed regularly with respect to attainment and achievement.
  • Be able to accurately assess each learning groups’ levels of attainment against student targets and national benchmarks.

Fulfil wider professional responsibilities including:

  • Set and maintain high standards, expectations and aspirations for both staff and students, ensuring they are treated with dignity and respect and that they receive appropriate guidance, support and recognition.
  • Maintain a safe and well-ordered learning environment, safeguarding students’ health and safety, managing behaviour effectively and rewarding success appropriately.
  • Actively seek opportunities for professional development to further enhance pedagogy and practice, and keep up to date with curriculum and qualification changes.

About the Trust

Landau Forte Charitable Trust is a family of six Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form Academies across the Midlands. Established in 1989, our roots as a charity lie in the global finance and hospitality industries, with our founders Martin Landau and Rocco Forte. Their values combine in how our schools look after their children and young people; they aspire to a world-leading standard of innovation, entrepreneurship, service and care.

We believe a brilliant education should be central to the development of every child and young person. Their learning, wellbeing and happiness is at the centre of every decision we take and every pound we spend.

The local area

Derby is a vibrant and exciting city, located right in the heart of the UK. The city has a developed arts and culture scene and the area has a great history. The school is located just a few minutes’ walk away from Derby city centre.

Derby provides great range of sports and leisure facilities and is the gateway to the Peak District. Within a 10 minutes’ drive of the city you will find yourself in the beautiful open Derbyshire countryside with unspoilt villages, historic houses and adventurous attractions.

  • Derby is 10 minutes away from M1 junction 25
  • London is 90 minutes away by train
  • East Midlands Airport is 20 minutes away

Apply for this job

1. Complete the application form online

Visit www.lfct.org.uk/careers

All appointments made are subject to satisfactory references and an criminal background check. Landau Forte Charitable Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

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About Landau Forte College

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

Landau Forte College Derby is a highly successful and heavily oversubscribed 11 – 19 school with a strong record of success across all aspects of its work. We are an inclusive and diverse school and we hold outstanding teaching and learning at the centre of everything we do. We aim to inspire, engage and challenge all our young people, regardless of background, to be the best that they can be. We have the highest expectations of all in a supportive, happy and welcoming environment. Our students are active, responsible citizens, ready to make a difference in the local, national and global community.

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