Teacher of Maths job summary
The teacher of Maths will join a vibrant department and work together to ensure that the Academy’s vision of excellence and success is achieved within this department. Through having the highest expectations, they will be able to continue to drive up standards of achievement, attainment and enjoyment for the subject so that all pupils can make exceptional progress.
The successful applicant will be committed to leading learning within the classroom which has high quality teaching and learning at its heart. They will be passionate about teaching Maths, have a strong desire to develop, within pupils, a real interest in the subject, by offering them a range of high quality experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. They will also be committed to ensuring that all pupils are given the best opportunities to succeed and use strategies that will ignite within each learner a strong desire to achieve their very best.
The successful candidate will be able to enthuse, motivate and inspire children, generating within them a love for learning. Good teamwork, high standards and a capacity for hard work will have been at the core of his/her success. He/she will be a creative thinker with an ability and determination to develop Co-op Academy North Manchester as a centre of excellence within their subject area.
Co-op Academy North Manchester offers a high quality CPD for its entire staff. The Academy has strong links with MMU, the Alliance for Learning SCITT and Teach First; we are very committed to developing new entrants to the profession. It is expected that the successful candidate will be committed to their own continual professional development and take opportunities to continue to develop the department as a centre of excellence for training.
The department consists of 11 dedicated teaching rooms set over 2 floors, each of which is equipped with brand new interactive smart boards as of September 2021. The department is fully equipped with manipulatives and other mathematical equipment to ensure teachers can provide the very best lessons for all our pupils. The Maths department also has access to the Academic Mentor Team and a HLTA who provide extra support and targeted intervention to pupils in all year groups.
Our curriculum at KS3 is designed to ensure a smooth transition from KS2 whilst providing stretch and challenge for all. Focus has been placed on ensuring basic concepts are understood and then extended upon through rich tasks, problem solving and applying the learning in a variety of different contexts.
The Key Stage 4 curriculum follows the scheme of learning provided by Pearson Edexcel with resources and lessons adapted by the department. Time is built into the scheme to ensure previous learning is being continually recapped and pupils are taught exam strategies and revision techniques.
The Maths department at Co-op Academy North Manchester run an extensive extracurricular programme for all pupils. Opportunities are provided for all pupils to experience STEM activities both in and out of the academy. Our aim to ensure that every pupil in our Academy takes part in at least one STEM event every year.
Co-op Academy North Manchester is part of the Co-op Academies Trust and it is therefore expected that the successful candidate will also be committed to the vision and values of the Trust and demonstrate these within their role.
Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.
A recruitment and retention package may be available for a suitably skilled and experienced candidate.
Applying for the job
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About Co-op Academy North Manchester
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1051 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Co-op Academy North Manchester is a secondary school based in Blackley. We are extremely ambitious for our pupils and work hard to ensure that they leave the Academy equipped to lead happy and successful lives.
We are a sponsor-led Academy that is part of the Co-op Academies Trust. Through a great education the Trust is changing the lives of young people across the North of England. They work with us to empower teachers and young people to work together for a better education and community.
What makes our school unique is that the Trust is sponsored by the Co-op Group. This relationship means that staff benefit from all the business expertise that has seen the Co-op grow to be one of the most ethically driven and respected businesses in the country.
Values and Vision
Respect - for ourselves, each other and our community
Commitment - to strive to achieve our best and support others to achieve their best
Trust - in ourselves and each other
We are delighted that in February 2019, Ofsted declared us a 'Good' school. Inspectors said, "staff are approachable and unwaveringly considerate of pupils' emotional and physical well-being."
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