Senior School Mathematics Teacher
General Role Description:
A well-qualified teacher of Mathematics, with at least two years’ experience of teaching at
Senior / High School level (UK Key Stages 3-5 or equivalent).
§ To teach Mathematics within the Mathematics department.
§ To work with the Head of Mathematics and other staff on the development of schemes
of work, helping to build opportunities for:
- Ensuring progression
- Active learning
- Assessment for learning
- Meeting the needs of all learners
- Enrichment and external links
§ To maintain up-to-date records of student progress across all aspects of performance
§ To ensure that your students make good or outstanding progress in Mathematics
§ To deal effectively with behaviour, attendance and punctuality issues
§ To carry out the regular assessment and marking of students' work, according to the
departmental and whole school assessment and marking policy
§ To keep records of student attainment and progress
§ To monitor student achievement against school and national data at individual student
and teaching group level, and to take action to improve achievement and combat identified
§ To carry out assessment and feedback
Guidance & Welfare:
Where appropriate, act as a form tutor, fulfilling the following functions:
To take overall responsibility for monitoring tutees’ academic and wider progress and
development, acting in line with school policies in this area;
To review progress and support students in target setting and action planning;
To ensure that all students are valued and treated according to the aims of the school.
2 Knowledge, Experience and Profile
Required Qualifications / Skills:
§ A relevant degree (BSc or equivalent) and professional teaching qualification is essential
§ A passion for Mathematics and the ability to share this with as wide a range of students
§ Excellent subject knowledge and an interest in current developments in Mathematics
§ Fluency in written and spoken English to enable effective communication with students
and in working relationships
§ Knowledge of A-level/GCSE/IGCSE curricula, their delivery and assessment is desirable
§ The desire to put the wellbeing each student at the heart of what they do and can
demonstrate how they will support the development of the school’s core values.
§ Excellent inter-personal skills
§ Honesty, integrity, compassion, flexibility and a good sense of humour
§ Strong organizational, self-management and problem-solving skills
Desirable Qualifications / Skills:
§ Experience teaching A-level (or equivalent) in your subject specialism
§ Experience teaching the Cambridge International Examinations IGCSE Mathematics
§ Experience using ICT (or a VLE) to enrich students learning
§ Experience teaching and mentoring EAL students
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such all applicants who are appointed to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or warnings, as well as convictions and nonconviction information. Once provisionally appointed, the successful applicant(s) may also be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure at predetermined intervals during the course of their employment whilst in this post.
The completed application form, together with a letter of introduction and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.