Lead Teacher of Maths | From Easter 2020 (or sooner)
Following our recent Ofsted inspection, we are seeking to expand our team to enable the academy to continue on its journey to outstanding. Our report reflects the improvement which have been made and we wish to continue the work already started by expanding our team. Our Academy is a vibrant and friendly; our students are happy and caring; our staff are experts in their field. Together we work together to make Grace Academy a place where we can all excel.
We are excited to offer this fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and ambitious teacher of maths to join the department as a Lead Teacher of Maths. The successful applicant will be passionate about mathematics with the skills and ability to help drive forwards the standards of teaching and learning within the department. You will be an experienced and strong teacher who will motivate and inspire other teachers to develop their practice. The ideal candidate will have experience of raising attainment in a classroom environment and successfully improving the teaching of others. This post is key to the department’s progress onto the next phase of our development as we look to provide an engaging curriculum that both enthuses and enables students to pursue mathematics to the full extent of their ability.
The Maths Faculty is a friendly, hardworking and supportive team who inspire and motivate each other. The department are developing standardised lessons to ensure consistently and to support the development of good teaching and learning. A five year curriculum is followed with students being made aware of GSCE specification referenced right from Year 7. All assessments are written using past GSCE questions to get students used to this style of question. At KS5 we offer A-Level maths.
We pride ourselves on our caring ethos with a strong and genuine focus on staff wellbeing, putting development and wellbeing at the heart of our work. We work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively. Training and development opportunities will be offered and all staff are encouraged to study further and the Trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible.
Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The Trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.
This an exciting time to join Grace Academy! School visits are welcome and encouraged.
How to apply: For more information and to apply, please contact Mike Sherwin on:
T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925
Closing date for applications midday Friday 21st February 2020
Strong applications may be considered upon receipt.