Maths Teacher (desirable with Science), Croydon, London

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The Write Time Independent SchoolCroydon, London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,000 - £29,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Write Time has quickly established itself as a leading specialist mentoring and education organisation working with vulnerable people of all ages to ensure each person referred to our services achieves their full potential in both an educational and personal sense, with the use of Choice Theory. The Write Time has multiple facets to the business; a small independent school arm (max. capacity of 32 students) that was recently commended by Ofsted for its quality of provision for the wellbeing of young people; a Traineeship programme for young people aged 16-24, helping them to get into education, employment or training; and a Women’s project helping the long-term unemployed and economically inactive BAME women in South London with a plethora of initiatives. In the past, we have worked with over 750 students across 12 schools in 7 boroughs, and currently The Write Time is now exploring offering tuition services; a stronger family support network; and additional support for young people being excluded from mainstream environments. 

We are specifically looking for someone to teach  Maths (and preferably Science) to 14-16 year olds on our independent school. The role is suited for someone who is comfortable teaching Maths (and preferably Science) from Entry Level (KS2) up to GCSE to students with SEN needs (behavioural issues, SEMH, dyslexia, ASD, ADHD etc.)

Do you have what it takes to join The Write Time? 

In order to apply for this, post you will need: -

  • A good degree in Science, Engineering or Maths (or strong Science A-Levels) or related subject from a recognised university either in the UK or overseas 
  • A recognised teaching qualification, preferably PGCE-qualified with QTS 
  • A minimum of a Level 2 qualification/Grade C in English Language & Mathematics
  • To be experienced and talented working with challenging young people from a variety of backgrounds, and to have a track record of success in engaging this client group to achieve positive destinations
  • To be a strong user of ICT-based software including MacOS 
  • To be a competent coordinator and motivator 
  • To have a minimum of 1 years’ experience as a classroom teacher, and have firm evidence of successful teaching outcomes (NQTs are very welcome to apply and will be treated fairly and favourably)
  • To be dynamic, creative, energetic, positive, and willing to communicate ideas appropriately

With the responsibility comes certain benefits and incentives which include, but are not limited to: 

  • This position attracts a salary of £24,000 to £29,000
  • Small classrooms with TA support and maximum class sizes of 8
  • Significantly reduced teacher workload (Minimum of 25% timetable for PPA)
  • Significant mentoring support for teachers 
  • Quick progression opportunities within the business
  • Team-building days and visits
  • Family community feeling at work 
  • Work-Life Balance Priorities
  • 25 days holiday

Please complete the online application form via TES. Please complete your supporting statement against the person specification, as a guide. 

If you would like to find out more information about the job, please contact Sam Cuthbertson on 07939 655309 or 0208 689 7676. 

NOTE: Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, and reference checks prior to the commencement of employment. 



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Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 16 years
Address: Cornerstone House, 14 Willis Road, Croydon, London, CR0 2XX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 6897676
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