Teacher of Mathematics

Horizon Community College, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6PD

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3

Teacher of Mathematics job summary

This is a very exciting time to join our Mathematics department, who are focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for every child. Underpinning this is the development of a 5-year linear curriculum which supports the growing demands of the revised GCSE specification and uses Mastery as its foundation. There is an excellent mix of experience and talent within a team of staff who are passionate about their subject, enthusiastic about innovation, collaborative in their working practices and committed to raising standards. At Horizon, a Mathematics teacher must be someone with a fierce love of their subject, who is talented, motivated and can inspire students to achieve their full potential. A particular benefit for staff that are new to the profession is the individually tailored support they will receive within the department from Mathematics colleagues with designated mentoring responsibilities. As part of this dynamic and successful team, you must therefore be committed to achieving the highest standards and possess the creativity to maximise the use of our state-of-the-art resources and facilities.

Horizon also offers the successful candidate a whole-hearted commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. The College provides an excellent in-house training programme of Continuing Professional Development for NQTs, RQTs and beyond, enabling staff to benefit from excellent opportunities to enhance their practice and realise their career potential.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disclosure and barring services check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

Horizon Community College reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

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About Horizon Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1989 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01226 704230

The economic, cultural and social landscape of Barnsley is changing. Opportunities in further education, higher education and professional roles are increasing; opportunities for individuals to shape their own career pathways are growing; opportunities for individuals to challenge traditional socio-economic patterns are multiplying.

At Horizon Community College, our responsibility is to prepare students for this reality. We want young people to leave the College well qualified and with a unique skill set that will enable them to stand out from the crowd. We want young people to be in possession of a passport of qualifications and employability skills that will enable them to pursue exciting careers, attend prestigious universities, complete dynamic apprenticeships and play leading roles in regenerating this area and beyond.

Our curriculum is tailored to the needs of and meets our ambition for each individual student. This is underpinned by the College’s core values which help to prepare every student for a lifetime of success. Our Curriculum and Culture ambition:
• aims to challenge every learner, in every lesson, every day
• develops the character and skill set of all, through the belief that we are ‘Positive Role Models’
• ensures opportunities for all through our personal development and Careers and Enterprise programmes.

Successful education is also about working in close partnership with our families and the community to ensure our students succeed in each School year and are prepared for the next appropriate phase of their education. We work together to empower our students to believe that anything and everything is possible.

We heavily invest in the growth and development of our entire workforce, so they are also prepared for the next phase of their careers. We promote ‘one team’ working hard to support each other. We are focused on continued professional development for staff at every level.

We embed a curriculum and culture that results in Equity of Opportunity, Strong Community, High Expectations, Global Readiness and Kindness so that our students are School Ready; Work Ready; Life Ready.

We are delighted that you are applying for a role at Horizon Community College, and hope that this document will inform you about how we aim to provide the very best secondary education in Barnsley and beyond.

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