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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

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Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS dependent upon qualifications and experience

Teacher of Maths job summary

We  are seeking to appoint a well qualified, enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of Maths at Northallerton School & Sixth Form College. The Maths department   is fully staffed and has a well developed ethos of camaraderie and support; we work together as a team to ensure the very best experience for our pupils.  The department has a strong track record of results but also promotes enrichment and engagement to try and develop real enjoyment of Maths in our students.  The ideal candidate will be focused on delivering high quality teaching and learning in Maths and have a passion for working with young people.

The main focus of the Subject Teacher's role is fostering the learning and progress of the pupils in their care. This involves being an effective teacher of pupils as well as of the subject. Quality of preparation, resourcing, planning, subject expertise, teaching skill, pace, challenge, proactive classroom management, effective marking and assessment, high expectations, and positive personal relationships are all central to providing the conditions within which pupils' personal skills, abilities, understanding, learning and progress can be developed.

Job Details

Subject:   Maths

Position Type:   Full Time,  Permanent Post 

Line Manager:  Head of Maths

Travel Required:  No 

The salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the attached job description for more information.

Information about the Maths Faculty

The Maths faculty consists of a team of experienced and well qualified staff. The attitude of students towards their learning is positive and there are good behavioural standards in the classroom. Evidence from our own internal tracking data demonstrates that performance in Maths is rapidly improving.

At key stage 3 the faculty follow a scheme of work, which has been chosen as a challenging progression from the key stage 2 curriculum to deepen understanding. Students benefit from access to the online learning platform ‘My Maths’ to support their learning and independent study. 

At GCSE the faculty currently follow the Edexcel specification and AQA is used at A level. Option numbers for A level Maths are consistently strong with a class of about 20-25 students usually. Students at A level also have the opportunity to study Further Maths at one of our local trust schools. Core Maths is also offered to year 12 and 13 to aid support with A level subjects that have maths content such as Geography and Psychology. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at key stage 3 and 4. There is no expectation to teach KS5 maths but the ability to would be an advantage. 

As a key curriculum area in a school, the performance of Maths is a key priority for us. The team are very hard- working and are fully committed to the long-term success of the faculty. The Head of Maths works closely in collaboration with the Head of English in planning improvement strategies.

Staff development at all levels is important. A varied CPD programme is provided and tailored to personal needs. You will receive support from your team, your line manager and all colleagues within school. 

If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact the Head of Maths, Ms D Steele, on dsteele@arete.uk or 01609 773340

Application Process

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.  You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process.  Applications via agencies will not be considered.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.  Online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks. 

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Northallerton School & Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1061 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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