Maths Teacher, Devon

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Park Community SchoolDevon

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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

Welcoming people

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

Job location

More about The Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
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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