• Application deadline

    14 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Mathematics
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS based on experience

Job summary

 About the role:  Strood Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a talented Teacher of Maths to join us for September 2021. Our Maths department is highly successful, comprised of 15 staff offering a wealth of knowledge and broad skill-set between them. With responsibility for teaching across all three key stages across the academy (dependent on experience and subject knowledge), our successful practitioner will be joining a committed team of experienced and newly qualified teachers, and also be in receipt of incredibly strong and positive leadership of the faculty. We deem this to be a fantastic role and one that will enable you to work within the wider Trust and collaborate with teaching professionals in a variety of our academies. This is a full time, permanent position. We can offer the opportunity to join a school that offers significant support for staff internally, and also benefit from support from the wider Trust on the new curriculum and raising standards. 
Our Key stage 3 classes are taught using an innovative Maths Mastery method. This is alongside the IB MYP in order to develop a deep and broad Mathematical understanding within our students in preparation for their GCSE studies, which commence in Year 9. We invest heavily so that staff have ongoing access to weekly high-quality professional development and a curriculum focused on developing conceptual understanding. Our curriculum is underpinned by research on task design, variation theory, concept development and raising achievement. Full training will be available to the successful candidate. 

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1334 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email
talent@latrust.org.uk
Contact phone number
01634 412200

About Strood Academy

Working for Strood Academy:  Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood. The improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community.  Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of £26m. They opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside play areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.
Our core value is “Building ambition; inspiring pride” and our purpose at Strood Academy is to:


  • nurture students’ aspirations and build resilience within an environment of tolerance, respect and empathy;

  • shape leaders within a global community;

  • develop and celebrate knowledgeable and inquiring minds to promote lifelong learning and;

  • help young people develop into well educated, considerate and caring citizens.

We have a growing roll call of 1,400 children, including 200 in Sixth Form. Working in our academy takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right individuals, it can be an incredibly rewarding experience and contribute significantly to personal and professional development. 

School location

Carnation Road, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2SX

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