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Teacher of Mathematics

Badminton SchoolBristol,

Teacher of Mathematics

Required for September 2021

We are seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated Teacher of Mathematics. The successful candidate will have a passion for the subject and be able to deliver high quality and creative lessons.

The ability to teach another STEM subject at KS3 or KS4 is highly desirable, specifically Computing, Chemistry, Psychology or Physics.


Aim of the Role: 

To teach your subject in an interesting and challenging manner, enabling each pupil to realise her potential.

To stimulate and foster enthusiasm for your subject within the School.

To adhere to all school policies and procedures (e.g. Child Protection, Health and Safety, Appraisal), including all school and departmental educational policies. 

To support the School's vision and values. 


Education and Qualifications:

Applicants must have appropriate academic qualifications for the role, which for most teaching posts means a

good degree in the relevant subject.

Their subject knowledge will be excellent and they will be capable of sharing their expertise at levels

commensurate with the age and abilities of their classes.

Applicants should have qualified teacher status, although the School may also from time to time accept

applicants who are on an accredited programme working towards Qualified Teacher Status Teaching experience:

Some teaching experience in the subject applied for is generally desirable, although not essential if candidates are applying for a first post in teaching. All applicants however, should have experience of working with young people in some capacity and should have some knowledge of how to enthuse, lead and manage teams and groups.


Knowledge and Understanding:

Applicants should demonstrate a clear understanding of the secondary curriculum and its assessment, have an ability to employ a range of effective teaching, learning styles and assessment methods and possess the ability to use assessment data to inform planning and set targets.


Teaching and Learning:

Applicants must be motivated to work with young people, be able to form and maintain appropriate relationships with pupils and establish personal boundaries, have emotional resilience and be able to maintain good order.

They will be thorough in preparing lessons and in assessing and monitoring progress. They will keep full records and write detailed reports.


Personal Qualities:

Applicants will be personable, of smart appearance and have good social skills. They will be organised, punctual and efficient in organising their workload and managing their time effectively. They will be competent in the use of IT. They will work well in a team and be responsive to advice and guidance.

All applicants are expected to share the School’s vision of the benefits that single sex education provides.

The successful applicant will contribute widely by taking on the role of tutor and by playing a full part in the sporting and extra-curricular activities of the School and in the boarding life of the School.


In addition to the above, the successful applicant will be expected:

To promote the safeguarding and welfare of children and young persons for whom they are responsible or come into contact with.

To be supportive of and committed to the School’s policies on Child Protection.

To be supportive of the School’s policies on Equal Opportunities.

To be mindful of their personal responsibilities relating to Safety, Health and the Environment.

To be mindful of the need to treat all sensitive information relating to pupils, fellow employees and the business of the School as confidential.

To be accepting of the need to follow all other School policies and procedures as appropriate and relevant to their post.



For further information about the School or to apply, please go to our website: www.badmintonschool.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on 15th March 2021

Interviews are anticipated to take place in the week commencing 22nd March 2021

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