This job expired on 23 February 2024

  • Start date details

    Easter 2024 or ASAP

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

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

Teacher of Maths job summary

TITLE:  Teacher of Maths


CONTRACT:  Maternity Cover

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Executive Headteacher, via Vice Principal via Head of Department

EFFECTIVE FROM:  Easter 2024 or ASAP

Chantry Academy is a thriving and ambitious, Ofsted rated good academy located at the heart of our local community and is supported by parents and carers. In September 2023, we were oversubscribed for the seventh consecutive year, and we are proud to be first choice school for the local area. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, enthusiastic, and inspiring teacher of Maths to join our ambitious and high-performing Maths Department. The successful candidate will be creative, imaginative and an excellent team player with a proven record of excellence in the classroom. You will provide consistently high-quality teaching and enable the effective use of resources to facilitate high standards of learning and achievement for all students.

This is a full-time position, maternity cover position. Parttime working may be considered for the right applicant. This position will suit an experienced professional or ECT (Early Careers Teacher), we have established mentoring systems in place to support a teacher in the initial stages of their career. We would also encourage unqualified teachers with the relevant experience and qualifications to apply.

The Opportunity

  • A great chance to work with a strong, fun, and enthusiastic team.

  • To contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum

  • To establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils

The ideal candidate

  • Have a good educational background with evidence of CPD.

  • Have a clear, fully inclusive, and educational philosophy.

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills to effectively influence.

  • Be a team player, with a ‘can do’ solution focused attitude.

  • Possess outstanding communication skills and personal integrity.

If you are passionate about teaching Maths and making a positive impact on students' lives and you share our vision and five core beliefs in all situations, we would like to hear from you. This is no ordinary role – we strive to attract extraordinary people. We anticipate a strong field and reserve the right to move quickly for the right candidate.

In return we will offer you:

  • A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.

  • A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.

  • Extensive support and development opportunities.

Full details can be found in the attached documents:

  • Job Description

For further details, and informal discussion with the Head of Maths, Aleksandra Kaminska-Smith akaminska-smith@chantryacademy.org or to plan to visit the academy, please contact klambert@chantryacademy.org or telephone 01473 687181.

The Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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)
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 Chantry Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
934 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Chantry Academy sits in the heart of South West Ipswich and is very proud to serve the local community. Our Academy has a welcoming and inclusive ethos; where our staff work hard to foster and develop close relationships with all our stakeholders. We are committed to providing the best possible education for all, ensuring all are welcome and succeed.

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