Maths Teacher, Barnstaple, Devon

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The Park Community SchoolBarnstaple, Devon

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Start date: 16/04/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: min MPS 1 (£22,197) to max UPS 3 (£38,633)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Our vision is for every student to achieve to the best of their potential. In working towards this we recognise the need for a highly skilled, suitably qualified and motivated staff. 

We can only achieve our vision by working alongside colleagues to create the right climate and culture for teaching and learning.

As a school we are keen to develop and maintain links with a range of schools and educational establishments. These links will provide opportunities for learning, discussion, reflection and staff development to enable everyone to deliver the best education for our students. 

The school is based in the market town of Barnstaple, which is a great place to live and work.

Mathematics is a strong and key department within our School. The department consists of 10 full time colleagues, jointly led by Co-Teaching and Learning Leaders. The department is at the heart of the school focus on Teaching & Learning with staff making regular contributions to departmental and whole school CPD.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Mathematics across the full age and ability range. The department currently offers AQA GCSE Mathematics and also GCSE Statistics within Key Stage 4.



· Excellent capacity for school improvement

· Established support networks

· Rural location in heart of Devon

· Ample on-site car parking

· Good transport links

· Complementary mix of traditional and modern buildings

· Suited departmental areas

· Staff laptop scheme

· Multiple staff CPD opportunities

The school is in a strong position to move forward and build upon positive elements of the latest Ofsted report. The department is well led and managed and staff work hard to create a team ethos. Outcomes have been strong for several years, but the department is now reflecting on how to ensure appropriate progress for all. Teaching and Learning are the main focus of our development plans, with individual coaching now becoming embedded within our weekly routines.


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More about The Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Park Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1271 373131
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