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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual)

Teacher of Maths job summary

Purpose of the Post:

To carry out professional duties including the responsibility for an assigned class including the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety of the students during both on-site and off-site activities.

To be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.

To promote the aims and objectives of our school and maintain its philosophy of education, ensuring the promotion and safeguarding of the welfare of our students within school.

Main duties and responsibilities:

You are required to carry out the professional duties of a classroom teacher as set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.

You are expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct.

You should also have due regard to the current Teachers’ Standards which your performance will be assessed against as part of the appraisal process.


Maintain an up to date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties and responsibilities of teachers and the statutory frameworks.

Plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on existing student capabilities demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how students learn by having a clear understanding of their individual needs e.g. EAL, disabilities etc.

Use a wide variety of strategies to create a positive learning environment and maximise achievement for all students.

Apply a range of teaching and learning strategies to reduce individual barriers to learning and to meet student needs.

Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons, taking account of students’ prior levels of attainment.

Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate.

Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and their impact on students’ progress, attainment and wellbeing.

Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of the students you teach.

Work with other staff on curriculum and/or student development to secure co-ordinated outcomes.

Demonstrate an understanding of, and take responsibility for promoting, high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English (irrespective of your specialist subject).

Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure students’ progress.

Mark and monitor students’ class-work and homework, providing regular and constructive oral and written feedback, and set appropriate targets for students’ progress.

Use a range of monitoring and assessment strategies to evaluate student progress and to improve your own planning and teaching.

Support and promote the school’s ethos, aims and core values in order to promote the welfare, progress, attainment levels and continued development of the school and its students.

Participate in arrangements for preparing students for external examinations.

Behaviour and Safety

Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for students using praise, sanctions and rewards in a consistent and fair manner.

Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge students.

Maintain good relationships with students, exercising appropriate authority.

Be an appropriate role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of students.

Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners.


Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures to support the school’s values and vision.

Play a key role in assemblies, open evenings and other major school events.

Work as a team member and identify opportunities for promoting productive relationships with colleagues and for sharing the development of effective practice with them.

Further support the climate for learning, improve the school’s ethos and maintain our culture of achievement and high expectation.

Develop effective working relationships with schools, partners, and other agencies.

Follow the school’s safeguarding policies and procedures to create and maintain a safe environment for student learning.

Participate fully in CPD activities and appraisal arrangements.

Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Headteacher

This job role sits alongside the requirement for staff to abide by all school policies and relevant national and local requirements including terms and conditions and national standards. This job profile is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties as necessary and appropriate.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Ridgewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1393 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Staff and students at Ridgewood work hard every day to embody the school’s core values: Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. We are enjoying a trajectory of continued success and look forward to welcoming a successful applicant who can join us on our journey. We are incredibly proud of the progress we have made as a school, having laid strong foundations for further improvement going forward.

Our school motto, ‘Prepare for the road ahead’, represents our belief in preparing our staff and students for their future. We exemplify our motto not only in terms of academic achievement, but also in terms of the training, enrichment and experiences which make us all model citizens. Our school values underpin what we do and contribute to our ethos in everything we undertake as a school community. We set our standards high and do not compromise, because we believe in the best for everyone.

Never has there been a better time to join us. We are in the early stages of planning a multi-million-pound new build that will ensure that the staff and students benefit from 21st Century resources. We are regularly oversubscribed in Year 7 and our Post-16 provision is thriving.

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