An exciting opportunity has become available to lead the Mathematics Faculty, consisting of a large team of 20 teachers who are actively involved in planning for a skills-based curriculum. There is an extremely strong take-up at A-Level for both Maths and Further Maths and you should be able to teach up to A-Level. The successful candidate should have a growth mindset and high expectations in addition to having a minimum of five years teaching experience.
GIS is a well-resourced successful international school with good facilities with a reputation for academic excellence, placing the success of each student at the centre of our mission. We have fantastic students and a hard-working and motivated staff. We understand that every student requires more than academic skills to succeed. Therefore we adhere to our Student Vision of developing adaptable lifelong learners, active citizens, effective contributors, resilient individuals, independent enquirers and creative thinkers.
We value skills based learning along with meeting the rigorous requirements of the English National Curriculum, International GCSEs and A-Levels. The school is focused on creating the best environments for our students to grow and develop academically, emotionally, physically and socially. With a positive and progressive outlook, based on the latest research, we seek to constantly improve the provision for learning. GIS uses the latest technology to enhance learning, we provide a 1:1 iPad programme and use Google Apps for Education as a learning platform. Our weekly bespoke professional development programme is tailored to individual needs and includes time for professional reflection, pedagogy and technology development and staff well-being.
Successful candidate must:
? Have a proven track record of outstanding practice
? Have a growth-mindset looking to continually improve
? Be able to engage, motivate and support children, staff and parents
? Be a reflective, flexible practitioner with the ability to think creatively and take risks
? Have an advanced ability to use ICT to support and enhance learning within the classroom
? Have the interpersonal skills needed to work successfully within teams
? Have a strong learning-focused philosophy
? A working knowledge of GoogleApps and the confidence to work with iPads would be an advantage
We will provide:
? A competitive salary and benefits package
? Ongoing Professional Development
? A professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment
We recommend early application as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date. Closing date for applications is the 31st of December 2016. Interviews will take place in London or via Skype in January 2017.
Please review the booklet: ‘Information for Applicants’ (in Attachments) prior to applying for this role.
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Garden International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent).