Mathematics Teacher, Brixton

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Evelyn Grace AcademyBrixton

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £29,377 – £47,998 depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Description: Teacher of Mathematics

Reports to:  Director of Mathematics

Start date:  January 2019

Salary:  £29,377– £48,814 depending on experience

The Role

· To provide outstanding teaching and learning of Mathematics to secure high attainment of their students 

· To collaborate effectively with other members of the department on their journey from good to outstanding

Key responsibilities

· Provide a nurturing classroom and school environment that helps students to develop as learners 

· Consistently plan, resource and deliver lessons that allow stimulating and enjoyable learning to take place 

· Ensure that all students are given quality feedback in order to make rapid and sustained progress

· Contribute to the development of sound numeracy skills for all students 

· Help to maintain/establish excellent standards of behaviour for learning across the Academy

Outcomes and activities

Teaching and Learning

In discussion with the Head of Department, plan and prepare engaging lessons based on agreed schemes of work

Teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainmen

Use regular assessments to monitor progress      and set targets and determine appropriate intervention

Ensure that all students achieve at chronological age level or, if well below level, make significant and continuing progress towards achieving at level

Maintain regular and productive communication with parents, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and to relay other relevant information

Maintain accurate student data that can be used to make teaching more effective

In conjunction with the Head of Department identify the intervention needs of      students and appropriate strategies to improve attainment 

Academy Culture

· Help create a strong Academy community reflective of our key values of excellence, endeavour and self discipline

· Develop a culture that is committed to high achievement and where the learning of students is our constant focus

· Work with students, staff and parents to promote consistently excellent behaviour for learning and caring, respectful relationships

· Participate in and contribute to the Academy’s stimulating programme of CPD 


· Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department

· Undertake professional development and appraisal


Person Specification: Teacher of Mathematics

Qualification Criteria 

· Qualified to degree level and above 

· Qualified to teach in the UK



· Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment

· Evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though classroom delivery, schemes of work and extra-curricular activities

· Experience of teaching students of all abilities across key stages 



· Effective team worker and leader

· High expectations for accountability and consistency

· Vision aligned with ARK’s high aspirations, high expectations of self and others

· Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student

· Motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence

· Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils

Teaching and Learning

· Excellent classroom practitioner

· Shows clear understanding of strategies which are effective in meeting the needs of different learners

· Effective and systematic behaviour management, with clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and rewards

· Has good communication, planning and organisational skills

· Demonstrates resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement

· Acts as a role model to staff and students

· Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice


· Evelyn Grace Academy, its staff and governors, are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our pupils and to providing a safe environment with robust systems to ensure the safety and healthy development of all our pupils, within the academy and on related school trips and other activities. 

· This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

Job location

More about Evelyn Grace Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 255 Shakespeare Road, Brixton, London, SE24 0QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7737 9520
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Evelyn Grace Academy opened in September 2008 for 180 year 7 students, and specialises in mathematics and sports.  

The academy’s passionate staff work extremely hard to help Evelyn Grace students to become leaders of tomorrow in every walk of l...