Teacher of Maths (Maternity Cover)
About the role: We are seeking a talented and passionate Teacher of Maths to join us on a maternity cover basis starting January 2020. We are looking for someone who truly wishes to inspire our pupils to realise their potential and strive to reach their goals. Joining Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School will enable you to work with like-minded colleagues who share your goals and ambitions. Whether you are new to the teaching profession or experienced, you will contribute to leading and shaping the vision and future of our school and wider Trust.
Our Key stage 3 classes are taught using an innovative Maths Mastery method. This is alongside the IB MYP in order to develop a deep and broad Mathematical understanding within our students in preparation for their GCSE studies, which commence in Year 9. We invest heavily so that staff have ongoing access to weekly high-quality professional development and a curriculum focused on developing conceptual understanding. Our curriculum is underpinned by research on task design, variation theory, concept development and raising achievement. Full training will be available to the successful candidate.
The appointed candidate will work on a full-time basis from Monday 6th January 2020 – Friday 22nd May 2020 and Leigh Academies Trust has every intention to recommend / offer an alternative position thereafter.
Essential educational requirements
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
Essential skills and experience
Experience teaching this subject area
Working with Leigh Academies Trust: As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open between September 2020-2021. 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 providers and a large teaching school.
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.
We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
All roles within the Trust are subject to an Enhanced DBS check in addition to other pre-employment checks.
About Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School
Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School is an outstanding selective school in Medway. It admits boys in years 7-11 and has a large co-educational sixth form. It is a teaching school, running the Medway Teaching School Alliance and is the lead school in the Kent and Medway Maths hub.
- Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3EL
- Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School website (opens in a new window)