Teacher of Mathematics, Cumbria

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West Lakes AcademyCumbria

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR Possible Additional TLR 2a, £2,667 per annum available for the KS3 Coordinator role. Relocation Package up to £5000 available
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Additional TLR 2a, £2,667 per annum available for the KS3 Coordinator role MPR/UPR; Full time from January 2018   

• Relocation package up to £5,000 conditions apply 

• Generous negotiable recruitment and retention payment for colleagues with at least 2 years relevant experience 

• Corporate healthcare scheme

• Excellent professional development opportunities. 

• A friendly and supportive learning environment with excellent student/staff relationships 

• An exciting, modern state-of-the-art building with unrivalled facilities 

• We offer a comprehensive programme of CPD.  

We are a thriving, ambitious and forward thinking 11-18 academy situated on the edge of the beautiful English Lake District. Our modern £26m building provides outstanding facilities, incorporating cutting edge technology which creates a bright and motivational learning environment.  

The academy was last inspected by Ofsted in March 2017 and was judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas of the inspection. Previously it was judged ‘Good’ in February 2013.  

The Academy’s Sponsors - Sellafield Limited, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the University of Central Lancashire – have each played an important role in its success and are committed to its continued improvement.  

The academy has been heavily oversubscribed for the past 4 years. In September 2017 our number on roll is 1203, in years 7 – 13.  

We are part of the Western Lakes Teaching Schools Alliance and are building strong links with other schools in the area and we have recently been awarded National Teaching School status.  

We seek an experienced teacher of mathematics with a track record of successfully teaching a range of abilities across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. We are also keen to receive applications from NQTs who meet the majority of the criteria in our person specification.

 West Lakes Academy mathematics performance features: 

• GCSE Mathematics results have shown year on year improvements, now standing at 74% 9-4 

• We have a 100% success rate at A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics with Mathematics being one of the most popular subject areas in the Academy at KS5.  

Our supportive Mathematics department are: 

• always looking for opportunities to develop mathematical teaching and learning  

• extremely well-resourced with every teaching room being equipped with wall-mounted interactive whiteboards and Airplay facilities via PCs;  

• developing our use of iPad minis that Y7 – Y11 students are equipped with, utilising a number of mathematics-specific interactive resources.  

• able to provide learners with access to textbooks online and a bank of supportive web-based material they can access when in the Academy or at home.   

For an informal discussion about this role or to arrange a visit, please contact, James Jackson, Senior Vice Principal or Gareth Moore, Assistant Principal and Director of Mathematics, on 01946 820356. 

West Lakes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Further details and application forms are available from our website www.westlakesacademy.org.uk  Closing date: Friday 13th October 2017 at 9.00 

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More about West Lakes Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Main Street, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1946 820356
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West Lakes Academy in Egremont, Cumbria, provides education to children from 11 to 18 years old. We opened in September 2008 and moved into our brand new building in March 2012. As an academy, we are independently governed but state funded and free t...