Primary Lead Teacher - Maths Specialist, Swaffham

Closing date:

Focus School - Swaffham CampusSwaffham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

KS2 Lead – Maths Specialist (FT)

We wish to appoint a highly qualified and motivated Primary Lead who is a Maths specialist. Our ideal candidate will have a real passion for teaching maths and be able to develop an enjoyment and deep understanding of the subject in the classroom with their pupils. We are seeking a leader who has a proven track record of raising academic standards and the ability to work in partnership with the Head Teacher to provide strategic direction. It is important that you possess excellent managerial and communication skills providing appropriate support and challenge to secure pupil attainment, achievement and progress. We seek someone who has demonstrable experience of leading innovation, change and improvement.

We aim to recruit individuals who display the character and competence to drive our school towards success and support the school’s drive towards achieving ‘outstanding’ status. They will share in the school’s vision and fully support our ethos.

The successful candidate will hold QTS and will be eligible to work in the UK.

 You will: 

  • Be an inspirational leader, strategic thinker and creative problem-solver
  • Be an innovative, highly motivated person who is eager to take a lead
  • Be an outstanding teacher with very high expectations of what every child can achieve 
  • Be able to deliver a rich, creative curriculum across KS2 
  • Be able to support pupils in reaching their  full potential, including employing a range of pedagogical approaches
  • Be interested in Self-Directed Learning and be open to different learning approaches
  • Be committed to student leadership and encourage teamwork and collaboration
  • Respect the school’s ethos, aims and values
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive and progressive team
  • Be willing to engage in continued professional development

In return we offer: 

  • An excellent working environment with good resources
  • A professional team culture and students that are keen to excel
  • A unique parental and community degree of support
  • Attractive and competitive salary package based on experience and qualifications - salary and benefits are based on the Trust’s own scale and are representative of attracting the highest quality professionals
  • The opportunity to enhance your teaching experience through continued professional development

Our school currently hosts 152 students from primary through to secondary education and is currently developing a ground-breaking Self-Directed Learning facility to support our student’s academic journey. We are supported by a national body of schools with a central head office based in Warwickshire and have excellent commuting links to Cambridge, Norwich and surrounding areas.

At the Swaffham Campus we seek to promote excellence in education and enjoy outstanding student achievement, engagement and behaviour, reflecting the Christian ethos and values of the school. 

Please visit our website: and visit our LinkedIn page for further information relating to Focus Schools.

We welcome and encourage visits to our school prior to application. For a pre-application discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs Lesley Fox, on 01760 336939. For an application pack please email: 

Affiliated to Focus Learning Trust which provides direction and support to 25 UK schools. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure.

Closing Date: Noon on 18 April 2018

Interview Date:  w/c 23 April 2018

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More about Focus School - Swaffham Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Turbine Way, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7XD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1760 336939
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