Teacher of Mathematics Sacred Heart Catholic High School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Job description

In all aspects of the post the person appointed must implement faithfully and effectively the Aims and Policies of this Roman Catholic school and work collaboratively to ensure that the Christian ethos, standards of academic excellence and good behaviour are maintained and strengthened.

General Duties:

• Those which are specified in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document, Catholic Education Service Contract and the accompanying generic role description.
• All staff share in the responsibility for the Pastoral care of students and will be assigned duties accordingly.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Creatively teach the Key Stage 3 Mathematics programmes of study in accordance with school and department policies and procedures.
• Teach GCSE Mathematics at Key Stage 4 to high standards.
• Contribute to the teaching of Mathematics to Advanced Level.
• Actively contribute to student support programmes.
• A commitment to promote the love of books to all Year Groups

This job description may be amended at any time after discussion with the post holder.

Essential educational requirements

Firm understanding of National Curriculum Maths
Ability to teach Maths to an excellent standard at Key Stage 3, 4 and to A Level
Familiarity with Assessment for Learning ensuring students make excellent progress
Skill in using ICT and other technologies as a tool for learning
High standards and expectations of success
Willingness to initiate and regularly support extra-curricular activities to promote the subject
Ability to relate well to students and colleagues
Be willing to extend their professional abilities through CPD
Commitment to the pastoral care of all students
Ability to teach Further Maths A Level

Essential qualifications

Appropriate degree in Maths
A post graduate certificate in education or degree with QTS
Evidence of other professional development or qualifications

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of successful teaching/teaching practice
Evidence of capacity to achieve excellent progress in students’ learning and results

About Sacred Heart Catholic High School

We are immensely proud of our school where, in the very best tradition of Sacred Heart education, we value each of our students. We have an excellent learning environment and an amazing team of staff. As the examination results show, our students achieve the highest standards of academic success and progress and we aim now to take this even further so that all our girls leave us well equipped for their future. You will see from the Ofsted inspection report November 2013 that we are a flourishing and outstanding school in every respect. We are fully committed to the development of the whole child, and we try in all that we do to live our Christian values, so that students learn from our models of kindness, commitment and being satisfied only with achieving the very best standards in personal and academic areas. Charitable and community ventures are prominent and are highly valued. Attendance and behaviour are excellent, within a framework of high expectations and support from parents, who greatly appreciate our school. The school is extremely popular and oversubscribed. We have a broad comprehensive intake with a good balance of attainment and background. There is an excellent pastoral team and all staff have pastoral responsibilities. The teaching departments each have specialist support staff.

Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE4 9YH
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