Teacher of Maths Alec Hunter Academy, Braintree, Essex

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher of Maths to join a well-led, collaborative and high-performing team with a keen focus on securing progress for every student. Applications are welcome from experienced and newly-qualified teachers able to teach throughout the age and ability range. The school offers an excellent induction for NQTs and would be able to support you through your first year.

Alec Hunter Academy is a mixed, 11-16 comprehensive school with an established reputation as a welcoming and forward-thinking learning community. Ofsted graded the school as ‘good’ for the first time in its history in July 2017, with the report noting that “School leaders have established a culture where expectations of pupils and teachers are high and improvement is rapid”. The Mathematics Curriculum Area is among the strongest in our school, with GCSE exam results remaining consistently above 65% 9-4 in the past 3 years.

Alec Hunter is a member of the Saffron Academy Trust, working in close partnership with a small family of schools in north-west Essex, including Saffron Walden County High, one of the highest performing schools in the county. Numerous opportunities for professional development exist through this partnership and our membership of several local networks, including two teaching school alliances. We are also full partners in the Braintree Sixth Form, which provides opportunities for some of our staff to teach at Key Stage 5.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level will be required for this post. If you would like to visit the school prior to making an application, please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange this.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
A degree or equivalent with substantial numerate element

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development
Ability to demonstrate excellent teaching practice against the current
Teaching Standards
Demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team
Ability to manage and develop a good relationship with parents
encouraging their involvement
Ability to develop and sustain effective rapport with students and colleagues
Commitment to the school’s safeguarding policies and procedures
Demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding responsibilities

Employee benefits

Numerous opportunities for professional development exist through this partnership and our membership of several local networks, including two teaching school alliances. We are also full partners in the Braintree Sixth Form, which provides opportunities for some of our staff to teach at Key Stage 5.


About Alec Hunter Academy

Address
Stubbs Lane, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3NR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Alec Hunter Academy website (opens in a new window)