Lead in Mathematics, London

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East London Science School (ELSS)London

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ELSS pay scale equivalent to MPS/UPS + Inner London Allowance + TLR dependent on experience and skills
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

To stand on the shoulders of giants

The East London Science School is an oversubscribed school now in its fifth year. The school is seeking an exceptional Lead in Mathematics to work with the leadership team to develop this unique and exciting school as we prepare to open our sixth form from September 2018. 

Under the direction of the principal, you will lead and manage the maths department, taking responsibility for all areas of curriculum, teaching and assessment as well as outcomes in mathematics, and to help to realise the vision and ambitions for the school.   

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly committed, passionate mathematics teacher to further develop and deliver our unique knowledge-led curriculum aimed at giving students in one of the most deprived areas of the country access to a stimulating and enriching academic education.    

Mathematics is central to the success of the school and we are looking for a talented individual who has a belief in the ability of all students to succeed at mathematics. All our A-level candidates will be asked to study mathematics A-level. We are looking for an excellent classroom teacher who can demand the highest standards of behaviour and academic discipline from all our pupils. As a school, curriculum development and reform is central to our success. We emphasise teaching the subject first and foremost and resist demands to teach to the test. We need a curriculum leader capable of inspiring the department to take the pupils on a journey from basic mathematical ability through to flourishing as young mathematicians.

As our Lead in Mathematics, you will contribute to the development of our unique enrichment curriculum, including working with outside speakers and organising visits across London.  

Most importantly, you will be responsible for guiding our first cohort through A-level mathematics. This post is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and successful teacher with ample opportunity to develop your career as the school grows.   

ELSS offers a full programme of CPD support for all our staff based on the school's educational principles and the professional experience of our staff.

If you have any questions prior to applying or would like further information, please email careers@eastlondonscienceschool.co.uk

Click the 'apply now' button where you can complete our application form.

Closing date: Friday 20th April 2018.

Interview date: Friday 27th April 2018.

ELSS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: The Clock Mill, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow, London, E3 3DU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8981 2680
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East London Science School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in Bromley-by-Bow, East London. It is a free school that is part of a single-academy trust, the East London Science School Trust. The s...