Maths Teacher - Full Time, Permanent
Mathematics is a strong and key department within our School. The department consists of 10 full time colleagues supported by a Teaching & learning leader and other colleagues. 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, GCSE Statistics and Level 2 Further Maths.
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 outward looking and has actively supported the ICAMMS project, business links, the UK Maths challenge and uses a range of online resources to support and develop learning.
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.
Barnstaple is a busy town that has a developing industrial base and is the commercial and administrative centre of North Devon. It has been successful in the Britain in Bloom Competition and in recent years has won the Regional, European and International trophies. With the North Devon Link Road, connecting the area with the national motorway system, Barnstaple and its surrounds are planned to grow further in the future.
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.
North Devon area is one of the best places to live in Britain, with:-
A fantastic environment to live in
Low crime area
Reasonable house prices
Clean air fresh from the Atlantic
Two moors - Exmoor and Dartmoor
The best beaches in the country!
Fantastic outdoors for hiking, camping, cycling, sailing, watersports
Good links to Exeter, Bristol and London including airports
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
Extensive staff CPD opportunities