Teacher of Maths Richard Lander School, Truro, Cornwall

Job description

The opportunity has arisen for the appointment of an inspiring and engaging Maths teacher who would be able to come and work with us.
Our school is welcoming and supportive, with a strong value placed on ‘being the best you can be’ and staff and students on a mission to achieve great outcomes for all our students.

You should be an excellent classroom practitioner and able to teach across the age and ability range at Key Stages 3 and 4. This post is full time, fixed term from 1st January 2020 to 31st August 2020 and would be ideal for either a gifted NQT or an experienced professional. If you would like to discuss the post further or arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs Richardson, School Business Manager, on 01872 242744 or email mrichardson@richardlander.cornwall.sch.uk.

Essential educational requirements

Good Honours degree in a relevant discipline

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Excellent subject knowledge. Strong knowledge of pedagogy and the process of teaching and learning. Ability to clearly understand and explain the characteristics of high quality teaching Ability to analyse student progress data and its application, with appropriate strategies, in raising student achievement and attainment. Good knowledge and understanding of the curriculum particularly related to subject specialism. Ability to contribute to collaborative planning and schemes of learning. Good understanding of differentiation/inclusion. Awareness of SEN teaching and learning strategies. Awareness of AfL and its contribution in raising standards of achievement. Good ICT skills with an awareness of how these contribute to enhancing teaching and learning and progress in the classroom.

About Richard Lander School

Richard Lander School is a popular school, over subscribed in several year groups. We have 1441 students on roll and this number is growing. Mr Steve Mulcahy, is our Headteacher and has been since 2008. The building and grounds are part of a PFI contract and are maintained to a very high standard. We have high standards of our students and the staff who work with them. We have an ARB on site which is very much part of our school. We drive to ensure that everyone can 'be the best that they can be' and this includes both staff and students. Our standards are high and our aim is for all children to achieve their full potential, both academically and socially.

Higher Besore Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6LT
LA Maintained School
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