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  • Application deadline

    10 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Mathematics
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity cover)
Salary
Main Teacher Pay Scale commensurate with experience

Job summary

We know that exceptional Maths are in high demand which is why we are offering a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 for the right candidate ( £1,000 payable upon joining, and £1,000 payable after 1 year's service).

About the role: We have a great opportunity for a Teacher of Maths to join our collaborative team from Easter 2022, or sooner if available. We pride ourselves on strong leadership, excellent outcomes and high expectations of all. Our curriculum is engaging and structured to build, interleave and consolidate the skills needed to prepare students for success and for life! Our ideal candidate will have the drive to deliver outstanding results across the key stages.

Maths at Mascalls Academy: Our curriculum has been designed using the content of the national curriculum as the starting point and is delivered under the framework of the IB Middle Years programme and Mathematics Mastery. Learning is sequenced to help learners build a narrative through different topics. These topics are then sequenced in a logical progression that allows learners to establish connections and draw comparisons. Multiple representations are carefully selected so that they are extendable within and between different areas of mathematics. Using these rich models encourages learners to develop different perspectives on a concept. The curriculum encourages the use of mathematical language to strengthen conceptual understanding by enabling our students to explain and reason using the correct language.

Teachers at Mascalls Academy can expect;

Impeccable student behaviour in classrooms and around the academy
High levels of focus in students.
Students who are committed to their learning and want to do their very best.
Students who work well together and show the highest level of respect towards each other and towards members of staff
The opportunity to be part of a team that highly values your wellbeing.
​​​​​​​Click here to view our Staff Wellbeing Charter

What we are offering:

Professional coaching and support.
A bespoke CPD programme.
Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing.
Free use of a staff gymnasium.
A thriving social and community ethos.
We’d like to hear from you if you are:

Collaborative, building strong professional relationships.
Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
Energetic with a ‘can do’ attitude.

This is a full time opportunity offering MPS / UPS commensurate with experience. The role can be offered on a maternity cover contract for 1 year, or on a permanent basis for the right candidate.

Note that whilst the position is offered on a maternity cover basis initially of up to one year, every effort will be made to offer a substantive position thereafter, either at Mascalls Academy or within the wider family of academies across Leigh Academies Trust. The central Recruitment Team will keep in touch with you throughout your contract to discuss options available to you.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1216 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Mascalls Academy

Working with us at Mascalls Academy: Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”. Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

School location

Maidstone Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT

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