Job details

Job details
Employer The Downs School
Location Newbury, West Berkshire
Salary Main/Upper Scale plus R&R for the right candidate
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date
Job starts September 2018 (An earlier start date will be considered)

Mathematics Teacher

The Downs School, West Berkshire

Closing Date: 27 November 2017

Proposed Start Date: September 2018  (An earlier start date will be considered)

Salary: Main/Upper Scale plus R&R for the right candidate

Contract type: Full Time and Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Mathematics Teacher (NQT’s are welcomed) to join our highly dedicated and inspiring Mathematics Faculty. 

You will be joining an experienced team who pride themselves on supporting career development, enthusiasm and new ideas. In addition we also offer:

  • A popular and successful faculty
  • Creative extra-curricular events and trips
  • Mentoring and support
  • A dedicated classroom and department room
  • Focus on wellbeing

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is over 1200 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.  The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 5 minutes from the A34.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or

Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the school prior to the closing date. 

Please return your applications by 27 November 2017 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail 

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check though the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.


About the employer

The Downs School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form, located in Compton, Berkshire. The school carries the motto "Learning together, learning for life". One of its former attendees is professional footballer Theo...

Information about The Downs School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Foundation
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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