Teacher of Mathematics - to commence Easter 2020 or September 2020 The Radclyffe School, Oldham, Greater Manchester

Job description

1. Assist in the development of appropriate specifications (syllabuses), resources, schemes of work, teaching strategies and marking policies and assessment procedures in Maths
2. Plan and prepare courses and lessons
3. Teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work carried out by the student in school and elsewhere
4. Communicate effectively and professionally with parents and carers on student progress and welfare, after consultation with appropriate staff
5. Liaise with pastoral leaders to ensure the implementation of the school’s pastoral system, including the identification of any perceived student difficulties and possible resolutions
6. Register students, accompany them to assemblies, encourage their full attendance at all lessons and their participation in other aspects of school life
7. Undertake a designated programme of 1:1 teaching and small group intervention as required
8. To prepare and update subject materials 9. Ensure wall displays and the learning environment support and reflect Learning and Teaching strategies
10. Assist in the implementation of the Behaviour for Learning policy and the Five Respects so that effective learning can take place, including high expectations in respect of punctuality, standards of work and homework
11.Share in the management of the behaviour of students including the break duty rota
12.Maintain appropriate records and provide relevant accurate and up-to-date information for Management Information Systems (MIS), registers, etc.
13.Complete the relevant documentation for the tracking of students and to track student progress to inform teaching and learning, ensuring expected progress or higher
14.Assist the Head of Department/Faculty to identify resource needs and with the process of ordering and allocating equipment and materials
15.Take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evenings, Parents Evenings, Review days and liaison events with partner schools
16.Contribute to PSHE, Citizenship and Enterprise according to the school policy 17.Assess, record and report on student attendance, progress, development and attainment
18.Undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, departmental and school procedures
19.Mark, grade and given written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required
20.Provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students
21.Assist the Head of Department, Head of faculty and School Leadership and Management Team to establish, monitor, evaluate and develop Learning and Teaching and the curriculum, to meet the needs of students, examining and awarding bodies and the school’s aims.
22.Take part, as required , in the review, development and management of activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school

Essential educational requirements

A Level Maths (desirable) 
Maths Related degree (desirable)

Essential qualifications

A Level Maths (desirable) 
Maths Related degree (desirable)

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of the national curriculum in mathematics, and G.C.S.E courses 
Planning and teaching well-structured mathematics lessons (KS3 / KS4) 
Raising standards of attainment and achievement 
Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students 
Promoting good progress and outcomes  Making accurate and productive use of assessment 
Having a keen interest in your own development in Learning and Teaching  Working positively with support staff and other colleagues 
Communicating successfully with colleagues and parents / carers  Competently using ICT to support teaching and wider professional activities  Managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment  Successfully promoting extra-curricular programmes
Work as a team member 
Adapt and be flexible 
Communicate effectively 
Lead when required 
Work on your own initiative 
Be punctual 
Relate to and promote the ethos of the school

Employee benefits

If you are an NQT, a tailored professional development programme will be in place to support your first two years of teaching. All teachers have access to 'The Radclyffe School :Growing Excellence' scheme, giving staff who want to focus on learning and teaching access to graduated enhanced payments scheme for buddying and mentoring less experienced colleagues.

We can offer you:
• a successful and forward looking school with stunning and unrivalled facilities;
• a professional, dedicated and supportive Faculty;
• a supportive staff and Senior Leadership Team;
• a school renowned for outstanding professional development opportunities;
• a school community committed to corporate excellence.

About The Radclyffe School

The Radclyffe School is a popular 11-16 maintained Foundation (Co-operative) Trust school in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham. The Governing Body has direct responsibility for the employment of staff, its finances, the running of the school and the outcomes it achieves. It is a larger than average secondary school with 1500 mixed gender students on roll. The school is full in every year group. Over 70% of students are from ethnic minority backgrounds, most of whom are of Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage. Some 30% of students qualify for free school meals or a clothing grant to help with the purchase of school uniform. We are proud that in an Ofsted inspection in November 2015, we were judged to be an Outstanding School, Outstanding in every category.

Hunt Lane, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 0LS
LA Maintained School
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