Teacher of Maths

Rugby Free Secondary School, Rugby, Warwickshire


Job details

Subject Maths
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks
Core Duties:
 To teach Mathematics across the age and ability range
 To prepare students for external examinations and assessments as directed by the Head of Department

Key Tasks:
 To prepare and deliver lessons according to school/departmental schemes of work
 To mark and assess students’ work according to the school/departmental policies
 To attend and contribute to relevant meetings
 To play an active part in the long term development of the Department
 To play a full part in the allocated College Team – including carrying out duties as a form
tutor, if appropriate
 To play a full part in safeguarding students and contributing to their personal development and well-being

 To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a
main scale teacher.
Additional Duties
 To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive ethos and to encourage other staff and students to follow this example

● To ensure that all students have a safe environment in which they can learn, reporting any
concern about the environment to a member of the site team or if appropriate to one of the Designated Safeguarding Leaders.
● To be aware of systems which support safeguarding and following the procedures as highlighted in the Safeguarding Policy
● To identify children who may benefit from early help as soon as possible and discuss this with
one of the Designated Safeguarding Leaders
● To consider at all times what is in the best interests of the child
● To protect children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
● To take action to enable all children to have the best outcomes

Other Specific Duties
● To continue personal development as agreed.
● To engage actively in the performance review process.
● To undertake any other duty as specified by the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document not mentioned in the above.
● Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post,
each individual task to be undertaken may not be identified.
● Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to
undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.
● Employees are expected to adhere to school’s agreed Code of Conduct.
● The school will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the
working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job
applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition
● This job description is current at the date shown but in consultation with the post holder may
be changed by the Principal to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with
the grade and job title
● This job description does not form part of the contract of employment. It describes the way
the post holder is expected and required to perform and complete the particular duties as
set out in the foregoing paragraphs.
● The job description will be reviewed at least once a year and it may be subjected to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post.

Essential educational requirements

● Degree in Maths
● BSc(Hons) in Mathematics (Desirable)
● Further qualification or training relevant to the post (Desirable)

Essential qualifications

● Degree in Maths
● BSc(Hons) in Mathematics (Desirable)
● Further qualification or training relevant to the post (Desirable)

Essential skills and experience

● A proven track record as a good classroom practitioner, teaching
across the 11-19 age and ability range
● Experience of teaching at KS5 (especially Statistics and
● Experience of managing and leading diverse staff teams Knowledge
● Grounding in teaching and learning strategies
● Commitment to the role of assessment to monitor
● Knowledge and understanding of literacy and numeracy
development in Mathematics
● Knowledge of the KS2 Mathematics curriculum
● Understanding of current curriculum development issues in
Mathematics and new technologies

Employee benefits

We can offer….

● a recruitment and retention allowance and an enhanced starting salary for suitable candidates

● an opportunity to contribute to the wider developments within the department

● excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate

● the opportunity to join a highly innovative and successful department.

● a friendly and supportive working environment

● a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Secondary
School size 529 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Rugby Free Secondary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email brett.shields@rugbyfreesecondary.co.uk

School location

Anderson Avenue, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5PE