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Job details
Employer Alperton Community School
Location Brent
Salary MPS (£28,098 - £37,866)/UPS (£43,184 - £46,829), Inner London Pay Scales
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are a large, mixed, 11-18 academy with over 300 students in our sixth form. Due to our increased popularity as a school, we will expand our roll from 8 to 10 form entry in September 2017. Alperton Community School is proud to be an inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Alperton is a popular shopping destination specialising in Asian food, fashion, music and is renowned for its cultural diversity and the remarkable Shri Sanatan Hindu Temple.

Our most recent Ofsted rating in July 2016 recognised the school as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management.

The school achieved its best ever set of GCSE results in 2016. The percentage of students achieving 5A*-C grades at GCSE has increased by 22% over the last three years and now stands at 66%. The school is ranked in the top 4% of schools nationally for student progress at GCSE (Progress 8), and ranked in the top 1% for maths and the top 9% for English. Attainment is above national and Brent averages. Student progress at A Level is in the top 10% of schools nationally (ALPS).

We are very fortunate to have opened a new school building in January 2017. The new building has purpose-built specialist Drama, Music, Art and DT facilities, as well as 14 Science laboratories, 10 ICT rooms and a new MUGA.

The Role

Maths is an extremely popular subject throughout the school with a large number of students progressing to our highly successful ‘A’ level course. We currently have five A Level classes and two Further Maths A Level classes. Many of our students leave us to study Maths related subjects at Russell Group universities. Maths results are ranked in the top 1% for student progress at GCSE.

You would join a well-qualified, friendly and committed Maths team of 15 teachers and support staff.

This is an exceptional opportunity. It will offer the successful candidate a friendly, highly supportive and committed working environment within a culture of success and professional growth. The school offers excellent support for NQTs in their induction year.

The Person

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom teacher who can inspire and excite students about their learning. You will have an innovative approach to developing a maths curriculum that is inclusive to all students and makes good use of ICT.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Maths across the full age and ability range up to and including A Level. The ability to work within a team is essential and candidates will be expected to have good ICT skills. A sound knowledge and understanding of best practice in the accurate assessment of student work is essential.

The Benefits

  • On-going extensive CPD programme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Earn and learn

Closing Date: 10am, 24 April 2017
Assessment & Interview Date: Week beginning 24 April 2017

To apply, please visit our vacancies page. Completed application forms may be emailed to;

Supplementary Information

Applicants who have applied for this post in the last 6 months need not apply.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an inclusive community school and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Successful candidate(s) will be required to undertake an Enhanced and Barred Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

Only successful candidates will be notified. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

About the employer

Alperton Community School is a mixed, mainstream secondary school for 11- to 18-year-old students. Located in Wembley, north-west London, it has 1,362 students enrolled.  

Alperton Community School was founded in 1922 as Wembley County Grammar S...

Information about Alperton Community School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Upper-School Site
Stanley Avenue
United Kingdom
+44 20 8900 1236