Teacher of Maths - High Schools, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

States of GuernseyGuernsey, Channel Islands

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £30,249 - £48,791 per year (Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- £30,249 - £43,435 / £45,872 - £48,791 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

La Mare de Carteret High School is seeking to appoint from September 2020 an enthusiastic, dynamic and well-qualified, specialist graduate teacher with the vision and energy to deliver high standards of teaching and learning in the area of Maths, to make a full contribution to the ethos, identity and life of the School and to the Guernsey Federation of Secondary Schools.

About the Education Service

La Mare de Carteret High School currently operates as part of the Guernsey Federation of Secondary Schools which includes St Sampson’s, Les Beaucamps La Mare De Carteret and Guernsey Grammar School and Sixth Form alongside St Anne’s School in Alderney. Secondary and Post 16 education is undergoing a period of exciting change on the Island which includes a planned new structure with one 11-18 all ability school on two sites.

The drivers in Secondary phase education for this significant transformation are: equality of educational experience and outcomes, equality of opportunity and access, and efficient and effective use of resources.

Employed by the States of Guernsey and based at the La Mare de Carteret High School , you will be required to maximise opportunities for collaborative working, teaching and learning across Key Stages and shared professional development across schools. There is an expectation that you will engage in cross-school collaboration which may require working on more than one site to meet the needs of the Education Service. The transition plans for the new structure may also mean you will work from an alternative site.

The post holder will be required to teach throughout Key Stages 3&4. You will be able to excite and challenge learners to make rapid progress and will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning. We are looking for someone who is passionate about raising learners’ individual achievements with innovative ideas to build on existing good practice.

Please click here to view a full job description for this role.

Contact: Verona Tomlin, Deputy Headteacher
Tel: 01481 256588
Email: Verona.Tomlin@lamarehigh.sch.gg 

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 2 April 2020
Shortlisting Date: 3 April 2020
Interview Date: W/C 20 April 2020

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.



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