Maths Teacher, York

Closing date:Expiring today

Focus School - York CampusYork

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £35,008 DOE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Focus Learning Trust is part of OneSchool Global, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 20 countries worldwide, our 9,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods such as Self-Directed Learning. 

Our small and friendly team at our York Campus are looking to recruit a highly skilled, forward-thinking and enthusiastic Maths Teacher on a full time, permanent basis to support our students across KS3 and KS4. For the right candidate, there may also be the opportunity to teach Post 16 students. You will possess a strong understanding of how children learn, you will be adept at navigating our students to see and lead through challenges in their learning, so they make the best possible progress in each and every lesson. 

Our schools offer achievement, opportunity and professional challenge to our students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, pay meticulous attention to detail and who wish to maintain our environment to the highest standard. Our goal is to become a leading edge school in every aspect.

N.B. Visits prior to application are warmly welcomed so you can come and see for yourself what makes Focus Learning Trust such a special and unique place to work.

N.B. The post is open to NQT’s

Key Responsibilities:

• Creating a climate for learning that is conducive for excellent practice

• Identifying clear teaching and learning objectives 

• Differentiating to provide support for students with SEND (Special Education Needs and Disabilities) and challenge for those who are gifted and talented

• Using a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and challenge students, and ensure high levels of interest

• Developing approaches to Self-Directed Learning and use technology to support learning

• Use assessment data to inform lesson planning 

• Using a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and challenge students, and ensure high levels of interest

• Produce reports for parents in line with the school calendar

• Contribute to subject development by producing, reviewing and updating curriculum plans and schemes of work

• Establish effective working relationships with colleagues and set an outstanding example to stakeholders through personal and professional conduct

You will: 

• Have Qualified Teacher Status and a higher level qualification in Maths

• Possess recent experience of teaching Maths to KS3 – KS4

• Knowledge of the National Curriculum for Maths and the GCSE Maths examinations’ syllabus specifications

• Be relentlessly positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude 

• Have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible working in the classroom and our learning centre

• Be able to work creatively and strategically in an ‘all-through’ school

• Be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn

• Committed to improving the life chances of every child 

• Respect the school’s Ethos and Values

We offer:

• Supportive staff, Trustees and an involved community who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals

• Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning

• Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students 

  • Modest class sizes with around 15 on average

• The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students

• A competitive salary (including a staff laptop) and Teachers Pension Contributions

• Professional support from Focus Learning Trust to continually progress and develop your career with through our unique Teacher Training Academy - equivalent to 100 hours per academic year

For more information about Focus Learning Trust or specific information relating to our Campus please visit http://www.focus-school.com or follow us on LinkedIn at Focus Learning Trust

For an informal discussion or visit to the school please contact Melissa Podlaski on 0330 055 5600, or email flt.recruit@focus-school.com for an application pack.

Closing Date for application forms: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing: 29th April 2019

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Focus School York Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



More about Focus School - York Campus
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2GA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 330 055 5600
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Focus School York Campus is situated in Bishopthorpe on the southern outskirts of the historic City of York. Close to both the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North York Moors, the location boasts excellent transport links to the wider area and...