Teacher of Maths

East Point Academy, Lowestoft, Suffolk


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

East Point Academy
Teacher of Maths
Salary: MPS/UPS
Permanent / Full time
Starting September 2020
NQTs welcome to apply

East Point Academy, Lowestoft’s top performing school, is looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring, and ambitious teacher of maths to join our team; a teacher who shares our belief that all pupils have the right to succeed and have access to the very best education.

You will deliver a broad, balanced, and inclusive curriculum for students and support the maths curriculum area. You’ll monitor and support students’ progress and development and contribute to raising standards and attainment, motivating and challenging students to achieve their very best. As part of this role you will have the opportunity to get involved with a range of extracurricular activities and mathematical enhancement activities such as the maths challenge, direct instructions mathematics, and AS extension activities for our most able students.
You will be able to engage with the mathematics network across Inspiration Trust to access CPD as well as visiting other Inspiration schools to observe maths teaching and share exceptional practice.
The first secondary school to see the sunrise every day, East Point Academy is a great place to work. Our latest Ofsted rated us Outstanding for leadership and management, with an overall rating of Good.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress to GCSE, and work closely with our fellow schools across the region. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff, with a busy programme of continuing professional development courses delivered by some of the country’s best educational thinkers and practitioners.

Outside of work, you can enjoy some of the best beaches in England, the unique waterways of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads, and the beautiful Waveney and Yare Valleys. The historic and vibrant city of Norwich is in easy reach, as is Suffolk’s county town, Ipswich.

To apply for this role please complete the online application forms at www.inspirationtrust.org

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 16th December 2019
Interview date: Week Commencing 13th January 2020

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Essential educational requirements

Degree, PGCE (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The Class Teacher will be able to:
promote the Academy’s aims positively, and use effective strategies to monitor motivation and morale;
develop good personal relationships within a team;
establish and develop close relationships with parents, governors and the community;
communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) and be approachable to a variety of audiences;
work in an organised manner, committed to the task in hand;
be resourceful, enthusiastic and patient to create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment.

Employee benefits

Salary: MPS/UPS

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 633 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website East Point Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@inspirationtrust.org

About East Point Academy

East Point Academy is Lowestoft's top performing high school, helping to unlock the potential of this great coastal community. Students make more progress with us than at any other local school, and go on to achieve the best results. In autumn 2016 Ofsted rated us as good with outstanding leadership and management, making us the highest rated school in Lowestoft.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, and work together with colleagues across East Anglia to bring the best educational opportunities to our young people.

School location

Kirkley Run, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0UQ