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Teacher of Maths

Lodge Park Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary M1- UPS3

Job summary

Lodge Park Academy is now recruiting for a Maths Teacher. This role could be the ideal next step in your career. This role will have a start date of January 2021

Giving our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

About Lodge Park Academy

Lodge Park is an 11-18 comprehensive academy, based in the town of Corby with nearly 900 students on roll. In January 2019 the academy was judged as requiring special measures by Ofsted. The new leadership team, with support from the David Ross Education Trust have drawn up rigorous plans to ensure rapid progress is made to improve the quality of education for all pupils.

Lodge Park is therefore seeking to recruit teachers who will have high expectations of all pupils and will work relentlessly to secure improved outcomes and life chances for the young people in our community. Driving this improvement is a commitment from academy leaders that teachers are the experts in their subject and they should be enabled to teach well planned units of the curriculum, ensuring students acquire knowledge; without the distraction of unnecessary workload, excessive observation and scrutiny or low value administrative tasks.

Leaders are committed to the “Principles of Direct Instruction” to deliver a knowledge based curriculum and we are seeking teachers who are looking to continue their professional development through an evidenced based approach to learning. The academy has a warm-strict approach to discipline and high expectations of pupils are now supported through a consistent and robust consequence system which is designed so teachers can concentrate on teaching and pupils can concentrate on learning.

The town of Corby in situated in the North of the county and is close to the market towns of Stamford, Uppingham, Oakham and Market Harborough. There are good transport links to the South East and the city of Leicester is only a 35 minute drive.

About the role

You will be required to be an effective teacher (and tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks of the year.

Permanent Vacancy

Salary & Benefits

M1-UPS3

Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification

Nationally recognized teaching qualification

The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4 (possibility of KS5)

A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate

Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s

Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning

Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them

Able to create a team ethos across a team

Able to motivate and encourage problem solving

Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate

Apply now

To complete our application form and submit your CV and covering letter, please click on ‘apply for job’.

Please note this vacancy is eligible for our Internal Talent Referral Scheme (open to internal staff only)*

Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Employee benefits

M1-UPS3
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Applying for the job

To complete our application form and submit your CV and covering letter, please click on ‘apply for job’.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 884 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Lodge Park Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk
Contact phone number 01536 203817

About Lodge Park Academy

Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, which was officially opened by Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton in May 2013. We offer a high quality education for students aged 11 to 19.

The aim of the academy, which is a proud member of the David Ross Education Trust, is to work in partnership with parents, industry and the community to deliver a world-class education for our students.

Our values and ethos

Resilience, Respect, Tolerance

We are proud to be leading education providers for the community we serve. Our academy combines the highest standards of teaching with impressive new facilities.

Lodge Park understands that every student needs a strong academic foundation to achieve the highest standards. We also understand that this can be supported by a multitude of co-curricular activities. From sport to music, CCF to technology, there is something for everyone. Our aim is that students develop new interests and life-long passions while at our academy.

We offer an academic curriculum which is supported by an innovative programme of co-curricular activities that support the development of well-rounded and confident individuals. We want every student to be the very best they can be, and a credit to themselves and their community.

Since joining the David Ross Education Trust in 2013, our ability to do this has further strengthened. We are proud that we are able to offer our students unrivalled enrichment and sporting opportunities, building confidence and shaping aspirations in all our young people.

School location

Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH

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