Teacher of Mathematics

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Maidstone, Kent

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Teacher of Mathematics
Full Time Required for April or September 2020
Applications from prospective NQTs and experienced teachers are welcome.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to join a team of committed professionals within our Mathematics Department to teach across all key stages. The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher or for an NQT. A passion for the subject and the desire to inspire others are essential. The ability to teach GCSE and A level Mathematics is essential.

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1250 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 320. Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computing Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education, and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. This post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and a healthcare scheme.
“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website www.mggs.org. Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA. If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher, via email: mstarns@mggs.org


Applications welcomed immediately

Closing Date: 8am on Friday, 17th January 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday, 22nd January 2020


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Teacher of Mathematics
Person Specification

A list of qualities required always looks daunting. However, we would like to reassure you that we are realistic, and more interested in you as a whole person rather than in a tick-list of your attributes. It is not expected that you will have had the opportunity to develop each of the skills to the same level. Please use the statement in support of your application as an opportunity to tell us about your strengths, or the elements of your work of which you are most proud, and the ways in which you could make a contribution to this school. Thank you.

● Graduate
● Qualified teacher status
● Good secondary school qualifications
● Good honours degree

Essential qualifications

Teacher of Mathematics
Person Specification

A list of qualities required always looks daunting. However, we would like to reassure you that we are realistic, and more interested in you as a whole person rather than in a tick-list of your attributes. It is not expected that you will have had the opportunity to develop each of the skills to the same level. Please use the statement in support of your application as an opportunity to tell us about your strengths, or the elements of your work of which you are most proud, and the ways in which you could make a contribution to this school. Thank you.

● Graduate
● Qualified teacher status
● Good secondary school qualifications
● Good honours degree

Essential skills and experience

Passion for Mathematics and an ability to share this with others
Capacity for hard work and high expectations of self and students
An ability to relate well to colleagues and students
Ability to work well as part of a team and contribute to department resources
Strong ability to teach Mathematics effectively to KS3, KS4 and KS5
Strong teaching skills and excellent knowledge of the subject
Excellent ICT skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to identify and address underachievement in the subject, including of the most able
Ability to address the needs of individuals
Good organisational skills
Ability to teach Maths at A level
Experience of teaching the subject at secondary school level (as a teacher or PGCE student)
Experience of teaching A level Mathematics
Willingness to take part in professional development
Some experience of teaching able students at secondary school level, either as a qualified or as a student teacher

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1240 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Maidstone Grammar School for Girls website (opens in a new window)
Contact email mstarns@mggs.org

About Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

School location

Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF