This is an exciting opportunity for a talented teacher of Maths to develop the quality of Learning and Teaching in Maths
at The Kidsgrove Secondary School, the successful candidate will have an absolute commitment to raising standards of
achievement, developing strong progression in students’ learning and desire to support in all area of their education.
We welcome applicants that have the ability to teach Mathematics across KS3 and KS4. This post would suit an
experienced teacher or an ECT. At KS4, students study Mathematics with the exam board EDEXCEL. This is delivered
using an innovative interleaved approach designed to inspire and motivate students, providing appropriate stretch and
challenge whilst ensuring that the assessment as far as possible, is accessible to all students. The Maths team is
comprised of an outstanding subject lead and a full time Maths specialist. The successful candidate will add to what is a
superb team that has reinvigorated the Maths provision in recent months.
The sole ethos for the school community is ‘“if you do the small things right, big things can happen.” Whilst we are
committed to ensuring that every student makes excellent progress, this concept stretches well beyond academic
performance. We firmly believe that every aspect of school should equip learners to be successful in all areas of their
lives, both now and for their future and we are passionate about the personal development of the student body.
Indeed, every single decision or action taken improves the life chances of all our learners. This is underpinned by
ensuring the school is a safe, nurturing and happy environment: put simply, The Kidsgrove Secondary School is a great
place to learn and a great place to work with a family feel which provides a real strength of collective working and
This ethos applies equally to the staff. We believe in empowering our staff to be aspirational and effective leaders of
learning and provide a strong programme of CPD and induction to support those joining our vibrant community. This
CPD includes being part of a large MAT, with its own Institute of Education (IoE) focused on the development of staff.
The IoE provides access to wide range of network hubs, subject experts and access to best practice, as well as bespoke
CPD opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly professional and committed team of staff whilst also
playing their part in the success and future development of our School.
The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:
• An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
• Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you in your role and in the Trust
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