Teacher of Maths

Biddenham International School and Sports College, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Maths
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Biddenham International School is a thriving, inclusive, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1200 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all students to support daily learning.

Biddenham is a school with high expectations and a clear improvement strategy for continuing to raise attainment and is working towards becoming an outstanding school.
Candidates must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our goal of ‘Opening Minds, Transforming Lives’.

To start January 2020 or earlier, if possible, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and engaging Teacher of Maths. We offer a creative Key Stage 3 Maths curriculum, as part of our unique connected curriculum. We deliver GCSE Maths across years, 9, 10 and 11, with results improving yearly. We have good numbers moving from Year 11 into Post 16 Maths, where we deliver a high quality programme of teaching.

Within the department we have the potential to fully support Newly Qualified Teachers beginning their teaching career. Additionally, we have the flexibility to offer a more experienced teacher A-level teaching in Maths, Level 3 Core Maths and Further Maths, if desired. There is scope for the right candidate to progress and assume additional responsibilities within the school or department.

The successful candidate will be:
+ an outstanding teacher of Mathematics
+ committed to improving outcomes for all students
+ passionate about learning and teaching
+ innovative and creative

Teachers of other subjects will be considered, alongside a commitment to retrain to specialise in Maths. Visits to the school are most welcome.

Job description and application forms are available to download from the school’s website www.biddenham.beds.sch.uk. Please send applications for the attention of Julie Shepherd or by email to hr@biddenham.beds.sch.uk.

Closing date: 1st December 2019. We reserve the right to close any vacancy and appoint earlier than the stated closing date should there be a good response to the advert.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate (QTS)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of exam syllabuses and requirements
Knowledge of National Curriculum orders
Knowledge of KS3, KS4 and KS5 requirements
Enthusiasm for the subject
Completely professional
Good personal organisation
Evidence of successful team working
Suited to work with children
Subscribe to the Biddenham ethos

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1055 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Biddenham International School and Sports College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@biddenham.beds.sch.uk

School location

Biddenham Turn, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 4AZ