Mathematics Teacher, Newbury

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The Downs SchoolNewbury

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Mathematics Teacher

The Downs School, West Berkshire

Closing Date: 20 February 2018

Proposed Start Date: September 2018  

Salary: Main/Upper Scale 

Contract type: Full Time and Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Mathematics Teacher (NQT’s are welcomed) to join our highly dedicated and inspiring Mathematics Faculty. 

You will be joining an experienced team who pride themselves on supporting career development, enthusiasm and new ideas. In addition we also offer:

  • A popular and successful faculty
  • Creative extra-curricular events and trips
  • Mentoring and support
  • A dedicated department work room
  • Entire mathematics department on one floor
  • Focus on wellbeing

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is over 1200 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.  The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 5 minutes from the A34.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or

Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the school prior to the closing date. 

Please return your applications by 20 February 2018 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail 

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.

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More about The Downs School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Compton, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1635 270000
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