Teacher of Mathematics Kirkbie Kendal School, Kendal, Cumbria

Job description

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic teacher to join this successful department in a thriving School. The team achieves excellent outcomes for students at A-Level and GCSE. The School has an excellent record of developing highly effective teachers.

The Mathematics team regularly mentor trainee Maths teachers and this post would be suitable for either an experienced teacher or an NQT.

We are looking for someone who is:
- an inspirational, enthusiastic and passionate teacher of Maths;
- keen to teach to A-Level Maths;
- committed to maximising the potential of all students;
- keen to contribute to School life.

We offer:
- a supportive and very successful department;
- an effective induction programme and CPD opportunities through the South Lakes Federation and Teaching School Alliance.

Kirkbie Kendal School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree in Mathematics or related subject(s)
Qualified teacher status

Essential qualifications

Good honours degree in Mathematics or related subject(s)
Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Successful relevant teaching experience across a range of student abilities within secondary schools
A commitment to comprehensive education and to providing good pastoral care of students
A commitment to the concept of lifelong learning and to a school culture sensitive to ethical values, spirituality in its broadest sense, and celebration of the achievements of all
Good knowledge of what makes effective teaching and learning
Good ICT skills, good knowledge of the curriculum and of recent educational developments
The ability to motivate students
Well developed organisational, interpersonal and presentational skills
The ability to contribute to the development of Mathematics and the School in general
Integrity, honesty, consistency of approach and a respect for others
Enthusiasm, energy, initiative, ambition
Approachable manner, sense of humour, ability to listen
Forming and maintaining appropriate professional relationships with children
Stamina to cope with the job

About Kirkbie Kendal School

Kirkbie Kendal is a really lovely 11-18 school for boys and girls. There are 1003 students here, 123 in the Sixth Form. It is a school where students and staff are happy. It is a school where, excellent progress and good examination results are achieved and care, courtesy, consideration and hard work are valued.

Lound Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7EQ
Kirkbie Kendal School website (opens in a new window)