Teacher of Maths job summary
St George Catholic College is an oversubscribed school, with a proven track record of continued success. It is currently ranked in the top 5% of schools nationally for progress. The college is rated by Ofsted as ‘Good’ (2021) with the potential to be graded outstanding in its next inspection. It has been graded ‘Outstanding’ across all areas for the last four Local Authority inspections. It is a college in which we have a commitment to knowing every student and ensuring they fulfil their potential. Due to the continuing success of the College, we have a vacancy for a Teacher of Mathematics for September 2022. In our 2021 OFSTED report it stated that “This is a very friendly school and pupils enjoy coming in each day”. Pupils’ kindness towards each other is underpinned by the school’s Catholic ethos and their ‘ASPIRE’ values of respect and positive relationships. Pupils and teachers often talk about the school as being ‘like one big family.’ They celebrate the range of different cultures and backgrounds that make up their school community.
The Mathematics department is a highly successful department who play a key role in the college’s achievement. The forward thinking department are a cohesive unit who demand the best from each other and from their students. We are fully staffed and are looking to expand the team. The right candidate would benefit from entering a supportive environment with a blend of skills, innovation and experience. We promote a positive Catholic ethos but there is no requirement to be Catholic to apply. The department’s track record in developing staff and achieving outcomes is second to none. We wish to appoint an outstanding practitioner who can offer vision, energy and creativity in the teaching of mathematics. We would welcome ECTs, as well as more experienced teachers to apply.
The Mathematics department consists of 7 full time specialists, teaching assistant and its own dedicated block. In 2021 85% of students achieved a Grade 4 (Standard pass) and above, 64% achieved a Grade 5 (Strong Pass) and above, and 30% achieved a Grade 7 and above, which is significantly above the national average.
RECRUITMENT: Benefits of working here
• A friendly and inclusive working environment
• Optional Private healthcare
• Free on-site multi gym
• Reduced rate for Lettings
• Nursery less than five minutes’ drive away
• Long-term career opportunities
• Access to nationally-accredited qualifications, including NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH
• Easy access to Southampton city centre, Eastleigh, the M27 and the M3
• An opportunity to be a part of an enthusiastic, creative and motivated department
• A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
• A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all
‘Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications which meet the criteria’
St George Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS Check. The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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