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Teacher of Mathematics

The UCL Academy, CamdenCamden

Salary: The UCL Academy Main Pay Scale 1-6 (Inner London Equivalent) plus an enhanced £1000 allowance for all teaching staff

Contract Type: Full time, Fixed Maternity Cover (1 year)

Location:          Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden, NW3 3AQ

Start Date:        19 April 2021, depending on notice period 

The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstandingOFSTED 2016

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic teacher with great motivational qualities? Would you be interested in working in an academy that offers unique links to UCL and an innovative connected curriculum with autonomy over developing your own lessons? If yes, we encourage you to apply for the position of Teacher of Mathematics at the state-of-the-art UCL Academy. Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy that opened its doors in the heart of the London Borough of Camden in 2012.  We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities, training and development opportunities and the chance to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

Please note that we are currently recruiting for two maternity cover posts and both roles are fixed of no longer than 1 year, depending on Academy Maths teaching requirements. Experience of teaching SEND groups would be an advantage but not essential. 

The ideal start dates for both positions are as follows, however we can be flexible depending on the candidate: 

  • 19 April 2021
  • 10 May 2021

We Offer

• State-of-the-art classroom technology – including our unique Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration; theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics;

• Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development and intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning;

• A whole school wellbeing strategy and designated Academy Wellbeing Lead;

• An exclusive partnership with UCL where staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources;

• Suitable IT equipment for all teaching and support staff;

• A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, free counselling and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide;

• An Employee Assistance Programme which includes confidential counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

• Cycle to Work scheme, with ample space for bike storage, and Season Ticket Loans for Public Transport.

About the Department

Teaching Mathematics at UCL Academy, you must plan and teach a curriculum which is both inspiring and engaging and includes creative ideas, lively activities and enriching activities. We have a mathematics team that is second to none; supportive, proactive and dedicated to ensuring that every child at UCL Academy is able to flourish and grow. We organise trips away and are involved in research projects in Romania and Sweden as well as competing in competitive maths challenges throughout London.

We are closely involved with Pixl and the FMSP and attend conferences regularly. We aim to teach our students to be confident, questioning and independent mathematicians; to be able to make connections between maths in their other subjects and maths in context in the world outside. We have a thriving sixth form, which includes a large Further Maths class as well as step tuition. We are proud of the excellent A level and GCSE results that we achieved last year, and are proud of the friendly, and work focused relationship that the maths staff engender with the students.

You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk  for more information or why not watch our school video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIeTNCsBThc

What we Want

• Passionate about your subject;

• Sound understanding of current areas of development in the subject;

• Have a clear understanding of the diverse needs of students and knows how to address them;

• Have high expectations, sets and delivers high standards and commands credibility through expertise;

• Able to plan, assess, review and evaluate effectively and efficiently through good analysis, understanding and interpretation of data/evidence and other information.

Salary: The UCL Academy Main Pay Scale 1-6 (Inner London Equivalent) plus an enhanced £600 allowance for  all teaching staff

How To Apply

To apply please complete and submit a detailed application form, through the link provided. If you have any questions regarding the role you may contact Zaheer Ahmad, Recruitment Coordinator at 0207 449 3080 for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy. Please note that due to the current school closures (open for key students only), it is advised that you email hr@uclacademy.co.uk in order to be guaranteed a response.  

We may ask for a recorded online learning lesson (or other selected tasks) to be provided as part of the interview process. 

We may interview candidates ahead of the closing date so early application is advised. The Academy reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advertised closing date. The advert may be closed at any time. 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 9 March at 12pm

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

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