Teacher of Mathematics Gildredge House, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Job description

Particular Responsibilities
The particular responsibilities attaching to the post of teacher of Mathematics in the secondary age range are as follows:

(a) to teach, according to their educational needs, students assigned in the allocated classes
(b) to maintain high levels of student behaviour for learning in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school, and of the Department.
(c) to control and oversee the use and storage of all resources provided for class use, including books
(d) to contribute to Department meetings, discussions and management systems necessary to coordinate the work of the Department and integrate this into the work of the school as a whole in seeking to achieve school aims and targets
(e) to promote safeguarding, student well-being and equal opportunities within the school and to seek to ensure the implementation of the school’s equal opportunities policy in keeping with the Equality Act 2010

A classroom teacher’s professional duties are deemed to include the following:

Teaching (having regard to the curriculum of the school):
 planning and preparing courses and lessons;
 developing teaching resources, particularly with regard to differentiation for students of different abilities and the increased use of ICT;
 teaching the students assigned to the teacher (according to their educational needs) and setting and marking work to be carried out by the students in school or elsewhere;
 providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students.
 implementing whole school academic policies.

Activities related to teaching
 promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class or group of students assigned to the teacher;
 providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers, including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions; making relevant records and reports;
 making records of, and reports on, the personal and social needs of students;
 communicating and consulting with the parents of students;
 communicating and co-operating with persons or bodies outside the school;
 attending and presenting reports at Governors’ meetings if required;
 participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.

Essential educational requirements

Honours degree in an appropriate subject area from a recognised university

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching Mathematics in the secondary phase, including evidence of high student achievement at A Level

• Experience of teaching A Level Further Mathematics, including evidence of high student achievement
• Experience of teaching another subject up to A Level
• Experience of primary phase Mathematics
• Successful experience in a position of responsibility

About Gildredge House

Compton Place Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8AB
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