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  • Start date details

    September 2024 start

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Mathematics

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week Full-Time Teaching Hours

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1-UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for the role Teacher of Maths for a September 2024 start. This role will be based at Lodge Park Academy in Corby.

Do you want to be part of a team who are committed to working together to deliver opportunities for all no matter what background? Do you want to work at a school that has ‘high expectations of what pupils can achieve’ and school where pupils are, ‘polite and respectful and try hard in lessons.’

Ofsted November 2023

Salary & Benefits

M1-UPS3 depending on experience

32.5 hours a week

Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme

The successful candidate will:

Have the capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning

Be able to raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students;

Be a reflective and resilient practitioner

Have a commitment to inclusion;

Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department;

Have a commitment to the school’s ethos and vision

Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff

Model professional standards across all areas of work.

Our schools work as a team and achieve great things through these partnerships. Our subject specialists, our trust-wide intranet, a common curriculum and our online learning resources all help us share knowledge and expertise simplifying work processes allowing staff to focus on high quality teaching.

We value our staff highly and take work/life balance seriously; we realise a happy staff is an effective staff. The leadership of the Academy is determined to create an environment where teachers can carry out their core role of delivering excellent lessons. We have a clear and simple behaviour policy that is easy to administer. If action is needed beyond the basic classroom routines the pastoral and senior teams take the burden away from the teachers, conducting detentions, following up and dealing with parents on your behalf.

In addition to this, teachers are trusted to be professionals and as such we have:

  • No unannounced observations
  • No lesson grading
  • Meeting and INSET day time for joint team planning

Continuing Professional Development and Support

We aim to bring out the best in you as well as in our students and we understand the importance of quality CPD. Lodge Park offers a range of development opportunities, with both internal and external providers for staff at different stages in their career. We are responsive to staff needs supporting them with training and development so that they can deliver excellent teaching.

Being part of the David Ross Education Trust enables us to collaborate with a range of staff from across the trust both Primary and Secondary as well as accessing CPD from HMIs and Ofsted trained staff. We are always keen in developing all our staff in which ever career direction they wish to go.

Ours is a warm and compassionate community where students explore and discover their passions working alongside staff who are committed to enriching the lives of their students.

What the school offers its staff

About us

At Lodge Park Academy we believe in choice not chance. Through a high-quality education we work to secure the best life opportunities for our students. We want them to be self-confident, respectful and resilient young people who can engage creatively with the world. By developing their academic knowledge and their problem-solving skills, they are enabled to progress to the next phase of education or into the world of work and training, empowering them to take their place in society.

Providing our young people access to quality 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.

We have astrongsense of purposeand are fervently committed to the achievement of every individual.We aim to provide a high-quality education in a safe, happy, caring andfocusedenvironment. We encourage all students to embody our values of confidence, resilience, ambition, courage, respect and aspiration.We are intent on developing a love of learning amongst our students, offering them a broad and balanced curriculum, enhanced by a range of enrichment activities designed to support their personal growth. We encourage all students to take responsibility for their own learning.

We are ambitious for every child, no matter what their background, prior attainment or needs. We are very proud of our community and believe we offer something exciting for those who join us. Underpinned by our values of ambition and aspiration, respect and resilience, courage and gratitude, we are student focused. We have high expectations of our students and staff, and high aspirations for them.

We require, for a September 2024 start, an enthusiastic and highly committed person who will be an excellent teacher of Maths.

Further details about the role

The David Ross Education Trustmission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.

Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities.

Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing Multi-Academy Trust (MAT). Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools between London and Yorkshire, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas. We have an all through school in London based on the Olympic Park as well as a special school in Lincolnshire which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now

To complete our on-line application form, please click on ‘apply now’.

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates’ details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

The David Ross Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo vetting appropriate to the post, including a social media presence check and Enhanced DBS check.The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to all safeguarding, welfare and health and safety policies and procedures of the Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Lodge Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1065 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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.

Arranging a visit to Lodge Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@dret.co.uk.

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