Teacher of Mathematics, Caterham, Surrey

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Woldingham SchoolCaterham, Surrey

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Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Woldingham Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An inspiring teacher, you’ve an infectious enthusiasm for Mathematics – not to mention the ability to deliver an exceptional learning experience for every one of your pupils. Then this outstanding opportunity could be perfect for you.

Joining the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School, you can look forward to all the support you need to achieve your professional goals. Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18.

Woldingham is a truly unique school with an equally unique culture and philosophy. Building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years, we’re now driving an exciting future that’s underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities – all alive with the creative energy of over 500 young minds. Our goal is to develop confident and compassionate young women who are curious, ambitious and ready to take on the challenges of today’s world.

Our girls’ achievements in this subject speak for themselves. Every year a number of them go on to degree courses in Mathematics or related subjects and we have a good record of Oxbridge success. This ambitious, forward-thinking well-funded department boasts outstanding resources too, with access to our extensive computer facilities and a dedicated suite of classrooms, all of which have interactive whiteboards.

While the ability to teach at both IGCSE and Advanced Level is essential, experience of teaching Further Mathematics and preparing students for Oxbridge would also be welcomed. You should also bring a genuine passion for your subject, along with a commitment to making a real contribution to our enrichment provision.

Salary: Woldingham Pay Scale.

Please visit our website to download an application form by clicking on the Apply button. Once completed, return it to headmistress@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than 9am on Monday 18 March 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 25 March 2019.

Please include the names of two professional referees, giving their addresses and telephone numbers. 

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate. 

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues. Each member of staff has their own Professional Development coach who encourages them to plan and undertake a range of developmental activities, both externally and internally.

We offer excellent benefits including free lunch. Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have even organised yoga classes and reflexology on site. 

Job location

More about Woldingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Marden Park, Woldingham, Surrey, CR3 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1883 349431
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Woldingham School is a school with history, a legacy of Sacred Heart principles and values. These values refer to educating girls considering: respect for oneself and others, social awareness, a sense of community, and self-realisation, through the C...