2nd in Mathematics Department, Guernsey, Channel Islands

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States of GuernseyGuernsey, Channel Islands

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- £30,249 - £43,435 / £45,872 - £48,791 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Mathematics team at La Mare de Carteret High School to be part of an exciting period of change in secondary education and enjoy an exceptional future on a beautiful island.

We are looking for a 2nd in Mathematics to join our team at La Mare de Carteret High School with effect from January 1st 2020. This is an excellent opportunity to support the leadership of a whole school curriculum area with responsibility in the maths department and coordinating and leading whole school numeracy at an exciting time in the development of the school under a new structure for secondary and post 16 education.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting and raising students' individual achievements with innovative ideas to build on existing good practice, alongside being able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning. You will lead a team who identify, support and deliver personalised opportunities for students and deliver the new Bailiwick Curriculum including a range of international and UK qualifications. We also expect you to make a full contribution to the ethos , identity and life of the school, offering a commitment to the broad range of enrichment activities that are available in the new school. The person appointed should be committed to the role in the context of the new school model.

About the education Service: Currently , the Guernsey Federation of Secondary schools includes the Guernsey Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre, St Sampson, Les Beaucamps and La Mare de Carteret High Schools, alongside St Anne's in Alderney. Secondary and post 16 education is undergoing a period of exciting change on the island which includes a planned new structure with one 11-18 all ability school on two sites.

The drivers in Secondary phase education for this significant transformation are: equality of educational experience and outcomes, equality of opportunity and access and efficient effective use of resources.

Employed by the States of Guernsey based at La Mare de Carteret High School you will be required to maximise opportunities for collaborative working, teaching and learning across Key Stages and shared professional development across schools. There is an expectation that you will engage in cross-school collaboration which may require working in more than one site to meet the needs of the Education Service. The transition plans for the new structure may also mean you will work from an alternative site.

A full transition plan for the new single school and its colleges is available here (hyperlink)

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: Verona Tomlin – Deputy Headteacher on telephone number 01481 256588 or email Verona.Tomlin@lamarehigh.sch.gg.

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 12 September 2019
Shortlisting Date: 13 September 2019
Interview Date: 20 September 2019

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Address: Sir Charles Frossard House, La Charroterie, St Peter Port, GY1 1FH, Guernsey. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1481 717000