Teacher of Maths Sir William Borlase's Grammar School, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Job description

Teacher of Mathematics
Full Time – one year contract or permanent
Required for September 2020

Required for September 2020, a qualified mathematics teacher who can teach confidently up to and including A level Mathematics. Potential for A Level further Maths teaching in the future for the right candidate. The post would suit an NQT or a more experienced teacher.

The Maths department achieves consistently excellent GCSE and A Level results. This year achieving 27% Grade 9 at GCSE and 35% A* at A level. Many students go on to study Mathematics and related subjects at Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group Universities. Maths is the most popular A Level for boys and girls with many taking Further Maths and STEP papers.

For an application form please visit
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or email asummerfield@swbgs.com for more information

Closing date 9am Friday 28th February 2020 - early application advised

From September 2020, the children of staff with 2 or more years’ service will be given priority in the oversubscription criteria in the admissions policy.

Applications submitted via email should be sent to Mrs Anna Summerfield at asummerfield@swbgs.com

The school is fully committed to the DCSF guidance on Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education and all candidates for the post will therefore be subject to vetting procedures following Buckinghamshire County Council's guidance on Safer Recruitment and Selection in Schools.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Degree level qualification
Further professional qualifications
Experience of teaching Maths to at least KS4 level
Experience of teaching A Level mathematics
Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum in the subject
Particular knowledge and experience of working with able and gifted young people
An understanding of the way children learn and how individual needs may be assessed and met
Knowledge & experience of Safeguarding
Effective communicator with children, staff and parents
A team player, working with colleagues collaboratively
Experience in fostering good relationships between all members of the school community
Appropriate motivation for working with children
Well-developed planning & organising skills including time management, delegation and administration
Emotional resilience & maturity
Personal stamina & energy including a good record of attendance and health
Willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school

Employee benefits

Teachers Pension

About Sir William Borlase's Grammar School

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School is an Outstanding selective-entry, co-educational grammar school located in the centre of the attractive riverside town of Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Heavily oversubscribed, the school has an excellent academic record at both GCSE and A Level. Our highly - motivated students and enthusiastic teachers thrive in our distinctive, vibrant teaching and learning environment. We offer a broad and rich curriculum and have an excellent reputation for our wider opportunities including STEM, Sport, Performing Arts, Creative Writing, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Expeditions and many other extra-curricular activities.

West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR
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