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Job details
Employer Hackney New School
Location Hackney, London
Salary Mainscale + TLR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2017

Hackney New School is an exciting, oversubscribed secondary school, which opened in September 2013. Our core vision is to provide students with access to the widest range of opportunities in life by fostering academic excellence and instilling self-belief, intellectual curiosity and responsibility towards others in society. All at HNS share the belief that an outstanding education can be provided to children from a wide range of backgrounds, if they are being challenged in all aspects of their academic and personal development. Our successful Ofsted inspection, after only 5 terms, is testament to our current success. We now need additional outstanding staff to continue to develop our school. In September 2015 we moved into our exciting new purpose built buildings on the Kingsland canal basin.

The continued growth of the school provides an exciting opportunity for a teacher of mathematics. You will work alongside the subject lead to continue the development of the new curriculum and assessment methods, with the likely prospect of leading the department in the following year. You will be an integral part of the team ensuring every student makes outstanding progress and developing successful intervention strategies for those who are underperforming.

With daily Maths lessons and time in our extended day for extra numeracy sessions - students at Hackney New School make exceptional progress in Maths. The Maths teaching at Hackney New School integrates technology fully. Every student has a Chromebook allowing for plenty of opportunities to fully use educational apps as well as blended learning.

You will be committed to ensuring every student is supported and challenged to reach their potential in all areas of their education. You are an enthusiastic, well-qualified and inspirational teacher who is ready to take on a new challenge with excellent prospects for career development. You have the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to motivate students in mathematics and you are keen to make a real and significant difference to the students in our school.

Can you meet the challenge of being a subject leader in a school with:

  • An extended school day
  • Mixed ability teaching throughout all subjects and classes at KS3
  • Innovative use of IT in all aspects of school life
  • A “Teaching morning” and “study afternoon” where students are given time to experience a range of co-curricular activities, independent study and learn how to think for themselves
  • A high expectation of academic and social achievement for all its students
  • An emphasis on performance in music, sports and academic activities to develop confidence and determination
  • A unique course called the “Core” which emphasises the oral debate of the history of ideas
  • A growing student body year on year, which will require forward planning and strategic thinking?

If you think you can and want to know more please visit our website and read the information in the attachments below. Prospective candidates are also encouraged to contact us on 020 7617 7181 or via email at Head of Maths or Headteacher  

Completed application forms should be emailed to  (Colette Corbin, PA to Headteacher) with reference number 028

Closing Date: 30 November 2016

As an equal opportunities employer we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

About the employer

Our Vision

Our objective at Hackney New School is to equip students with the intellectual and emotional tools they need to lead an interesting, rewarding and diverse life. We believe that the four central elements of our core vision are required to ac...

Information about Hackney New School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

317-319 Kingsland Road
E8 4DL
United Kingdom