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Job details
Employer Woldingham School
Location Surrey
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed

You are an inspirational teacher with an infectious enthusiasm for Mathematics. You can also bring the vision, talent and drive to provide dynamic academic leadership to this thriving, ambitious and forward-thinking department.

Now enjoy all the support you need to achieve your professional goals as part of the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School. Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18.

Woldingham is a truly unique school with an equally unique culture and philosophy. Building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years, we’re now driving an exciting future that’s underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities – all alive with the creative energy of over 500 young minds. Our goal is to develop confident and compassionate young women who are curious, ambitious and ready to take on the challenges of today’s world.

Our girls’ achievements in this subject speak for themselves. Every year a number of them go on to degree courses in Mathematics or related subjects and we have a good record of Oxbridge success. This well-funded department boasts outstanding resources too, with access to our extensive computer facilities and a dedicated suite of classrooms, all of which have interactive whiteboards.

While management experience would be welcomed, it’s not essential if you combine an excellent track record of teaching with first-rate communication and decision making skills. The ability to teach at all levels including Further Mathematics A Level and Oxbridge preparation is also essential. Equally importantly, you should be a motivational leader who can develop an atmosphere of intellectual enthusiasm as you foster the open and relaxed sharing of ideas and good practice within your department.

Salary: Woldingham Pay Scale. All staff receive free lunches and coffee.

Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to headmistress@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than

Closing date: 4pm on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

Please include the names of two professional referees, giving their addresses and telephone numbers.

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues. Each member of staff has their own Professional Development coach who encourages them to plan and undertake a range of developmental activities, both externally and internally.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have even organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

About the employer

Information about Woldingham School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Marden Park
Woldingham
Surrey
CR3 7YA
United Kingdom
+44 1883 348653