Maths Leader and Teacher, Durham

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Burnopfield Primary SchoolDurham
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a dedicated and highly motivated Maths Leader to start September 2018. We require a leader who has high expectations of the children and staff, who has a proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning, a proven record of raising standards and believes that our children can achieve at a high standard regardless of starting points. We need a maths specialist and someone who is passionate about teaching maths! In the morning session, our new Maths leader would teach maths across the classes in Upper Key Stage 2 and maintain our current very high standards and results. During afternoon sessions the postholder would teach foundation subjects.

We are looking for:

  • An outstanding Year 6 Maths Teacher and classroom practitioner.
  • At least 5 years of successful teaching experience.
  • Experience of leading and managing a phase or subject.
  • Expertise and excellent subject knowledge in Maths.
  • Track record of raising standards in a school.
  • Ability to analyse data effectively.

We are a very self-reflective school and we strive to offer our children the very best education possible. You will become part of an established, hardworking leadership team on a journey to improve year on year! We need an energetic person who works with passion, enthusiasm and a sense of urgency and has a sense of humour and a love of children!

Candidates are warmly welcomed to look around the school. Please contact the school for an appointment with the Head Teacher.

This job attracts a one off recruitment payment of £1500.

Application packs can be requested via emailing and completed forms should be returned via email by the closing date, Thursday 15th March 2018 at 9am.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27th March 2018.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS check.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

This post is not open to job share.

Burnopfield Primary School
Front Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE16 6PT
Telephone: 01207 270397

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Address: Front Street, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE16 6PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1207 270397