The Sir Robert Woodard Academy, specialising in Mathematics, is seeking to appoint a Mathematics Teacher with energy, enthusiasm and thorough subject knowledge, to join our Academy and the Mathematics department on their exciting journey. This post would suit individuals who are wholeheartedly committed to raising student attainment in Mathematics. An additional allowance could be on offer for someone with the right skills and experience.
SRWA teaching staff benefit from the following:-
• a collaborative approach and strong collegial relationships;
• the opportunity to join and/or benefit from Action Research Groups;
• proven student progress;
• excellent student behaviour;
• an extensive CPD programme tailored to skills and experience;
• strong links with Brighton and Sussex Universities;
• an established STEM group including work with RICARDO Engineering, a world leading company supporting Mathematics at SRWA;
• free use of the Academy’s fitness suite (available to all staff).
Quotes from last Ofsted report, Dec 2015:
"staff morale is high, with much support for the academy's culture and aspirations."
"The behaviour of pupils is good".
"All pupils and sixth formers love the wonderful facilities which boost their enjoyment of academy life."
Quote from a current SRWA Teacher, September 2017:
“Having worked at SRWA for 3 years it is obvious that this Academy is on a huge upward trajectory. As a teacher here you have amazing opportunities to contribute to whole school CPD and to benefit from listening to the fascinating experiences of your colleagues. The staff are incredibly friendly and there is a real sense of purpose and togetherness in the way we work here. I’m personally delighted to be part of a team really helping to make a difference in the local community.”
The Mathematics department has made significant improvement over the last three years. The sixth form is growing with a strong cohort of pupils taking Maths and Further Maths who are all on track to achieve A* to C. Teaching is at least good with outstanding features in all key stages.
We are committed to meeting the needs of all students by challenging them to achieve their potential. The Mathematics department is comprised of a dynamic team with a strong, shared purpose and commitment. It is housed in our new building with state of the art technology in every classroom. The Academy is partnered with a world leading company RICARDO Engineering which provides outstanding opportunities for our students and staff within the STEM subjects.
The Sir Robert Woodard Academy is a lively, fast-paced, passionate, demanding yet rewarding place to work. If you want to work with a team of people who love what they do and are prepared to go the extra mile in order to achieve results, and you want to work near Brighton, with all its rich cultural opportunities, then this may be the place for you.
The successful candidate will:-
•demonstrate the skills of a good teacher
•be able to interest, encourage and engage students
•provide appropriate levels of challenge so that all students make good progress
•use methods and resources that enable all students to learn effectively
•use assessment information effectively to plan the next steps in students learning
•make effective use of their time
•secure high standards of behaviour from students
•be able to demonstrate a proven track record of recent and successful class teaching in mixed ability classes of aged 11-18 students.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive difference to the life experiences and achievements of our students.
Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to interview and, if necessary, withdraw the advertisement before the closing date of 16 October 2017, should the right candidate be found. Visits to the Academy are welcomed.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.