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  • Closing date

    14 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Mathematics job summary

About the role:

To carry out the duties of a teacher as set out in the most recent School Teachers’ Pay & Conditions Document. Your aim is to be an effective teacher who challenges and supports your students to do their best by inspiring trust and confidence in your students and colleagues.

  • Building team commitment amongst your students and colleagues.

  • Engaging and motivating students.

  • Analytical thinking.

  • Taking positive action to improve the quality of your students’ learning.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to your work.

  • Plan tutorials, lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs.

  • Use a range of appropriate strategies and follow college policies for tutoring, behaviour management and classroom management.

  • Use information about prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups.

  • Assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching and tutorial groups; give them constructive feedback, targets and advice; and report their progress to and discuss their progress with their parents/carers.

  • Ensure that, as a result of your training and teaching, your students achieve well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as or better than similar students nationally. You will be expected to achieve agreed performance management objectives.

  • Within the framework of the College’s Appraisal and CPD policies, take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your tutoring and teaching and your students’ learning.

  • Make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of your House, of your curriculum team and of the College – a community comprehensive school.

  • Professional Aspiration:

    All teachers through professional growth and sustained and substantial performance and contribution to the College can aspire to a salary of UPS3.

    UPS3 teachers play a critical role in the life of the College. They provide a role model for teaching and learning, making a distinctive contribution to the raising of student standards and contribute effectively to the work of the wider team. They take advantage of appropriate opportunities for professional development and use outcomes effectively to improve students’ learning.

    Line Management:

    Teachers are responsible to their Head of Faculty. Tutors are responsible to their Head of Key Stage.

    Heads of Faculty and Heads of Key Stage are responsible to nominated members of the leadership group.

    Staff with cross curricular responsibility will report to the member of the leadership group responsible for that function and to their Head of Faculty and Head of Key Stage in respect of teaching and tutoring.

    Person Specification:



    Hold a degree and Qualified Teacher Status

    Evidence of current professional development

    Familiarity with current educational initiatives & developments & their impact at local level

    Able to communicate fluently and effectively (Oral & Written)

    Able to motivate, inspire & support students

    Able to contribute to school initiatives and be part of a well-motivated team

    Experience of pastoral care and tutoring

    Awareness of the importance of effective strategies to manage behaviour

    & support high levels of attainment throughout the College

    Able to develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, governors, parents, students, the LA & community

    Able to plan innovative and inspiring lessons to engage students in their study, providing appropriate feedback in lessons and on written assessments

    Able to follow faculty objectives and contribute to faculty and whole school development

    Able to work under pressure

    Able to prioritise work

    Able to handle difficult & sensitive issues

    Able to participate in relevant extra-curricular activities

    Able to teach Mathematics at Key Stages 3 and 4

    How to Apply:

    Ready to join the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust family?

    Click on the Apply Now Button and join us on this exciting journey to shape the future of education at Dartmoor MAT. Your skills, passion, and dedication will help us continue to inspire young minds and transform lives.

    Apply today and be the spark that lights up the future! 

    The successful candidate will be required to come to DMAT HQ to complete mandatory training.

    Training Details:

    Location: Central Head Office (Wardhayes) 8 Simmons Way, Okehampton, EX20 1PY

    Duration: Monday – Friday

    Purpose: To provide comprehensive training on company policies, procedures, and systems necessary for successful integration into the role.

    Training Schedule: Daily sessions from 9am to 4pm, with breaks provided.

    Benefits of Training Week:
    To gain valuable insights into our company culture and values.

    Interact with key stakeholders and team members.

    Acquire essential knowledge and skills to excel in your role.

    Establish a strong foundation for your career growth within Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

    Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

    Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
    childcare disqualification
    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
    online and social media
    prohibition from teaching
    right to work
    satisfactory references
    suitability to work with children

    You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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    Academy, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
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    School size
    512 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16

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