Teacher of Mathematics - Full time or 0.6 contract Robertsbridge Community College, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Job description

The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Maths teacher to join Robertsbridge Community College.
The Mathematics department is high achieving, innovative and enthusiastic. Under the visionary leadership of the Head of Department, GCSE results for the last two years have been consistently very high 70+% at 9-4 and 50%+at 9-5 putting the department in the highest percentiles for progress measures. The department’s success has been recognised nationally and there are many opportunities for career development in this forward thinking and high achieving College. The ability to teach mathematics across both Key Stage 3 and 4 is essential.

Visited by Ofsted in February 2017, the College maintained its ‘Good’ status, with the official report stating the following; “New teachers feel very well supported and all staff value the helpful opportunities for professional development in a culture of encouragement.”

Essential educational requirements

• DfCSF recognised teaching qualification
• Successful teaching of Mathematics at secondary level
• Appropriate qualifications in Mathematics
• Working knowledge of theory and practice in the teaching of Mathematics
• Understanding of the Secondary Strategy
• Supportive of inclusion
• Commitment to Specialist School status and its aims and ethos
• Computer literate
• Up-to-date with current developments in Mathematics and the teaching of Mathematics
• Understanding of multi-cultural and equal opportunities education and other issues related to ensuring that professional practice does not discriminate/stereotype
• Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Essential qualifications

The candidate should be able to:

• Explain their philosophy of Mathematics teaching
• Enthuse students by teaching imaginatively
• Lead, motivate and co-ordinate a team, as well as being a ‘team player’
• Contribute to the maintenance of a positive environment within the department
• Ensure curriculum is accessible to all students
• Establish clear methods of assessment to enhance teaching and learning
• Analyse all relevant data to inform teaching methods and set targets

Essential skills and experience

Personal Qualities

• Enthusiasm
• Good communication skills – both written and oral
• Good organisational skills
• Commitment
• Good interpersonal skills
• Sense of humour
• Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Clear philosophy
• Personal view of the post related to individual professional development
• Commitment to extra-curricular activities
• Desire to seek promotion in due course

About Robertsbridge Community College

Knelle Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5EA
LA Maintained School
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