Teacher of Mathematics, Farnham, Surrey

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Weydon SchoolFarnham, Surrey

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Teacher of Maths who is willing to go ‘the extra mile' for the students and school.

Mathematics is a highly successful Faculty area at Weydon. There is a buzz of enthusiasm for the subject which is complemented by a sense of purpose. This can be seen in any learning walk during the school day and the extra-curricular classes and clubs that take place. 

The successful candidate will join a highly skilled and creative team of specialist staff who have consistently achieved outstanding results (81% 9-5 and 47% 9-7 in 2017). We offer students the opportunity to study Level 2 Further Mathematics, as well as GCSE Statistics as an option. This will offer the potential candidate the opportunity to develop a creative curriculum to stretch and challenge the most able.

Currently, nearly 40% of the students choose to follow Mathematics at A level. We would anticipate that this number will be higher when we are successful in our bid to become an 11-18 school. 

The Faculty is very well resourced and is accommodated in two suites consisting of twelve classrooms. The Fermat Centre was opened in 2011 and has six state-of-the-art spacious classrooms equipped with digital projectors, interactive whiteboards and floor to ceiling teaching walls. Next to the Fermat Centre is the Vasari Block which provides the further six classrooms and ample space for one to one and withdrawal lessons. 

We are currently developing a new bespoke mastery scheme of learning for KS3, as well as having a rigorous approach in the adaptation of the Pearson Scheme. In Years 7-9 students have four lessons each week and in Years 10-11 they have five lessons per week.

We are an active partner with the Surrey Plus Maths Hub. This has led to us running Years 8 and 10 enrichment events, Maths Teachmeets and leading a KS4 challenging topics at GCSE CPD course. Additionally we participate in the United Kingdom Maths Challenge which has led to students competing in the further Olympiad rounds. 

Our excellent staff make us outstanding. If you apply and are successful you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme organised in conjunction with our teaching school. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are always improving and learning. The Faculty area is an experienced ITT provider and works and provides support to other primary and secondary schools.

We welcome applications from both well qualified teachers and those who are at the beginning of their career. The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive Mathematics teaching team, along with adding to the school ethos.

For more information on Weydon School, what we can offer and how to apply, please visit www.weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk 

Closing date: 10am on 23rd November 2018.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Weydon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Weydon Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8UG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1252 725052
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Weydon is an outstanding school (Ofsted 2009) and it has a high academic success rate at both GCSE and Key Stage 3. We are consistently ranked in the top three of 11-16 comprehensives in the country, according to The Sunday Times Parent Power, with 8...