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  • Application deadline

    26 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Mathematics
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS London Fringe Allowance (commensurate with experience) + £2,000 joining bonus + TLR1 £3,048 for the right candidate

Job summary

We know that exceptional Maths Teachers are in high demand which is why we are offering a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 for the right candidate ( £1,000 payable upon joining, and £1,000 payable after 1 year's service). ​

About the role: The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a motivated and engaging Teacher of Maths for January 2022. Our successful candidate will become part of a well-established, highly collaborative and successful team and we are confident that our teaching and support teams, our facilities and most importantly our students will inspire you. What better place to teach Maths than in a highly successful academy whose specialism for STEM is the overarching focus? As an IB World School, applicants that have previous experience in delivering IB Mathematics are of strong interest to us, but please note that this criterion is not essential.

As part of our STEM-based learning approach, problem-solving and employer links are at the heart of learning. With this approach we take pride in being extremely successful in all of our maths courses that we offer, boasting outstanding results in GCSE maths, Core maths, GCSE Resits, AS maths and Further maths. Our recent achievements in GCSE maths resulted in our students achieving in the top 10% nationally, with our disadvantaged students progressing more in all categories.

With the recent changes in GCSE and A-level, we have ensured that all our staff are sufficiently prepared, by encouraging them to attend relevant professional development related to mastery and problem solving. Our department is fully equipped with practitioners that are engaging in the most pioneering developments in mathematical teaching, and even leading professional development in Core maths to other centres. We have members of staff that are accredited PD leads for NCETM and Casio graphing calculators. Staff have also attended courses led by MEI and FMSP such as Teaching Advanced Maths, Teaching Further Maths, Teaching Statistics and GCSE Problem solving.

As a key priority, we are keen to ensure that students experience a rich mathematical curriculum. Our students regularly participate in competitions such as UKMT, Year 10 Maths Feast (FMSP), and events held by Universities such as King's College, Canterbury Christchurch, Cambridge University and UCL.

If you are seeking responsibility, there is scope to offer TLR1 £3,048 based on the successful candidate's experience.

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
630 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

About The Leigh UTC

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. 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 organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

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.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff. ​​​​​​​

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

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

Brunel Way, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5TF

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