Maths Teacher, Barnstaple

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The Park Community SchoolBarnstaple

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS 1 ( £22,917) to UPS 3 (£38,633)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Maths Teacher - Full Time  

Mathematics is a strong and key department within our School. The department consists of 10 full time colleagues, jointly led by Co-Teaching and Learning Leaders. The department is at the heart of the school focus on teaching & Learning with staff making regular contributions to departmental and whole school CPD.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Mathematics across the full age and ability range. The department currently offers AQA GCSE Mathematics and also GCSE Statistics within Key Stage 4.

The KS3 scheme of work has been developed in line with the new GCSE to allow coverage of the key skills, themes and content across KS3 in preparation for the start of the GCSE course. The department is involved in the ICAMMS project and uses this to enhance delivery in years 7 &8. The department also use the Sparx assessments.

You will be joining a strong and hard working team of colleagues who share ideas, resources and support each other. The department is housed in suited classrooms.

The school is in a strong position to move forward and build upon positive elements of the latest Ofsted report. The department is well led and managed and staff work hard to create a team ethos. Outcomes have been strong for several years, but the department is now reflecting on how to ensure appropriate progress for all. Teaching and Learning are the main focus of our development plans, with individual coaching now becoming embedded within our weekly routines.

This is a great opportunity for new entrants or experienced colleagues to join a dynamic and supportive department.The North Devon countryside is outstandingly beautiful. The coast varies from wild cliffs to the magnificent surfing beaches of Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! Exmoor National Park lies just to the north and Dartmoor to the south. These natural features form the basis of the tourist industry in the area.

The school is very pleasantly situated, overlooking the River Taw, its estuary and the town of Barnstaple, with its beautiful views of the surrounding Devon countryside.

A Community Sports Hall is managed by the school. A floodlit artificial turf pitch on the school site benefits both the school and the community. Further sporting facilities have been developed, including a newly refurbished floodlit regional netball centre of six courts. 



· Excellent capacity for school improvement

· Established support networks

· Rural location in heart of Devon

· Ample on-site car parking

· Good transport links

· Complementary mix of traditional and modern buildings

· Suited departmental areas

· Staff laptop scheme

· Multiple staff CPD opportunities

A visit to the school is always welcome!

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More about The Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Park Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1271 373131
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