Teacher of Mathematics, Hampstead

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South Hampstead High SchoolHampstead

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

South Hampstead High School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, energetic and inspirational Mathematics Teacher to join a vigorous and strong department.  

You will teach Mathematics to highly motivated and talented pupils from Year 7 to 13, employing a variety of teaching methods in order to encourage the girls to find success, enjoyment and satisfaction in their studies.   

A qualified teacher, with a proven track record is desired, however, applications would also be welcome from NQTs and those looking to begin a career in teaching.

Mathematics at South Hampstead High School

The Mathematics Department consists of a mixture of full-time and part-time members of staff, some of whom have other responsibilities in the school.  In a school of this academic calibre it is a pleasure to stimulate and inspire the students’ bright and alert minds.  

All girls in Years 7 to 11 take part in the Junior or Intermediate Mathematical challenges whilst all A level students sit the Senior Mathematical Challenge.  We also enter a team each year in the Team Maths Challenge, Year 10 Maths Feast and the Senior Team Maths Challenge.  The department organises a very popular Maths Help clinic each week and trips to relevant lectures are arranged. Laptops and iPads are provided and used by all members of the Department.

About the School

Working at South Hampstead is stimulating, challenging and fun. Pupils are intelligent and inquisitive, energetic and engaging. We offer competitive salaries, generous employee benefits – including opportunities for sabbaticals – and a warm, supportive environment. There is a strong emphasis on Continuous Professional Development and on supporting teachers to engage with leading education research.

The School is part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools. We offer a variety of benefits, such as:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Applications should be addressed to Mrs Bingham, Headmistress, South Hampstead High School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SS or by email to l.cripps@shhs.gdst.net by 12 noon on Wednesday 23rd January 2019. 

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Job location

More about South Hampstead High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7435 2899
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South Hampstead High School provides an excellent academic education, fostering individuality, creativity, intellectual rigour and enthusiasm.

In school, out of school and when they leave school, we want pupils to have the courage to make a difference...