Darrick Wood is a mixed eight-form entry outstanding school in Orpington, Kent. Having achieved the World Class Schools Quality Mark we continue to strive to provide the very best education for our pupils. As a designated Teaching School, we can provide you with a supportive teaching environment, and exciting development opportunities. Our values are:
Respect - includes respect for others, for oneself, for our surroundings and the environment.
Responsibility - involves becoming more responsible in attitudes, taking on more responsibilities, accepting responsibility for actions and becoming responsible members of our School, local, national and global communities.
Honesty - involves being honest with others and with ourselves.
A part-time teacher of Mathematics is required from January 2018. The Governors are seeking a well-qualified and ambitious teacher to join this high achieving faculty. Full-time would be considered for the right applicant. There may be the opportunity to teach other subjects.
At Key Stage 3, a variety of resources is used, including Framework Mathematics textbooks alongside a variety of interactive resources. At Key Stage 4, the pupils follow Edexcel Linear GCSE. AQA Further Mathematics Level 2 is offered to the highest sets in Year 11. Years 12 and 13 follow the AQA course at AS, A level and Further Mathematics.
Class sizes vary according to ability and setting takes place at the start of Year 7 with movement as and when a pupil’s needs demonstrate change is necessary.
Darrick Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.
The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Closing date: Wednesday, 18th October 2017
An application form and job description is available on our website
Please note only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered.
Any queries please telephone Mrs Deborah Crockett, Human Resources.