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Teacher of Maths

Mascalls Academy, Tonbridge, Kent

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main Pay scale

Job summary

Mascalls Academy are looking for a Teacher of Maths to join from January 2021.

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1262 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Mascalls Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email talent@latrust.org.uk

About Mascalls Academy

Mascalls Academy are looking for a Teacher of Maths to join from January 2021. At Mascalls Academy, we pride ourselves on high academic achievement, personal qualities are valued highly and the atmosphere is friendly and purposeful. We are on the move to ‘Outstanding’ and are looking for forward-thinking, emotionally intelligent and innovative teachers to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people.

As a member of the Mathematics department you would be responsible for delivering high-quality lessons and contributing to the wider education agenda: aspiring learners and raising standards. You would be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area and one that will develop your career; we have a fantastic track record and there are numerous opportunities for professional development. If you're keen to be a part of a department committed to providing our staff with the best possible teaching environment, we'd love to hear from you!

Our Key stage 3 classes are taught using an innovative Maths Mastery method. This is alongside the IB MYP in order to develop a deep and broad Mathematical understanding within our students in preparation for their GCSE studies, which commence in Year 9. We invest heavily so that staff have ongoing access to weekly high-quality professional development and a curriculum focused on developing conceptual understanding. Our curriculum is underpinned by research on task design, variation theory, concept development and raising achievement. Full training will be available to the successful candidate.

Our successful candidate will receive:

A salary commensurate with experience

Professional coaching and support to enhance teaching and learning

Performance related salary enhancement

Opportunity to teach across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5

Bespoke CPD programme

Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing

Free use of a staff gym

A thriving social and community ethos

We’re keen to hear from you if you are:

An excellent teacher with an outstanding record

Collaborative, building strong professional relationships

Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential

Energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude

Someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school

Confident and aspire to senior leadership

Committed to the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the school

Working with us at Mascalls Academy: Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”. Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category. Our most recent inspection can be found here.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

Being a part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2020, our Trust will comprise 28 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 15 primaries and 2 special) educating over 16,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have one further secondary academy in the development phase, due to open in September 2021. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Leigh Academies Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with the LAT Talent Team - talent@latrust.org.uk

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

School location

Maidstone Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT

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