Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Mathematics

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR2a for the right candidate. The focus of the TLR responsibility is negotiable according to the skill set of the successful candidate and may be discussed further at interview.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed full time Teacher of Maths to join us on a permanent basis. This post would suit either an Early Careers Teacher or could be an outstanding professional development opportunity for an experienced teacher seeking a new challenge.

There is an opportunity for a TLR2a for the right candidate. The focus of the TLR responsibility is negotiable according to the skill set of the successful candidate and may be discussed further at interview. If the TLR is of interest to you, please reference this on your application form.

What the school offers its staff

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.
  • Discounted local gym membership.
  • Our active Staff Wellbeing Group creates an effective channel for staff to be heard and underpins our commitment to cultivating a supportive working environment which allows staff to flourish and achieve their full potential.

Further details about the role

The role of the Maths Department is to work hard to ensure that all students feel secure in their learning; striving to achieve academic excellence. The ethos is such that there is a continuous drive for improvement, and we continuously evaluate and develop the Maths curriculum.

The team currently consists of a Head of Maths reporting to an Assistant Head of School, who also teaches maths, along with a Second in Department and six classroom teachers. Our Deputy Head of School also teaches maths and members of the department hold TLR responsibilities overseeing Key Stages 3 to 5. Alongside this, we have a team of Teaching Assistants who help students with specific SEND requirements, so that they can remain in a mainstream classroom, plus a dedicated Numeracy Learning Mentor.

Throughout the year our most able students are encouraged to participate in the UKMT maths challenges. As a school we also work with providers such as AMSP and the Cambridge Maths Hub to provide extracurricular trips and opportunities for students, alongside professional development for staff.

The Maths department work closely with all other departments and the SENDCO, and are quick to support, as well as intervene where necessary. The team are committed to providing a broad and engaging Maths curriculum, in lessons that foster a love of the subject.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will consider carrying out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Full details are contained with our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy, which are available via our website, or on request.

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About Hampton Gardens Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1157 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Hampton Gardens is an 11-19 free school which opened in September 2017 to an initial intake of 180 Year 7 students. When full, the school will accommodate 1200 students in years 7-11 and 300 students in Sixth Form.

Hampton Gardens is part of the Hampton Academies Trust who also run the highly successful and popular Hampton College all-through school, Hampton Lakes Primary School and Dogsthorpe Infant School. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Arranging a visit to Hampton Gardens Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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