Teacher of Mathematics
We are looking to recruit to our existing strong team a committed Teacher of Mathematics who is passionate about their subject area.
There is an opportunity of a Lead Practitioner role, paid on the leadership salary scale for an exceptional candidate. This would require the successful candidate to share their subject expertise and be prepared to lead projects within their specialism.
Additionally at St Catherine's College we are part of a growing trust called DCAT (Diocese of Chichester Acadamy Trust), currently part of six academies. This offers the opportunity of career development, potentially working in different settings and leading cross trust projects in Mathematics.
We are proud of our college, our talented and highly motivated staff and pupils. Our staff team work tirelessly to ensure that teaching is the best it can be and everyone has a role to play in this. We support each other and there is an open, friendly and collegiate atmosphere where new members of the team are welcomed and supported.
An Investors in People Gold Award School, which means that we invest heavily and value the development of all our staff.
An inclusive Church of England School with the benefits of links with The Diocese of Chichester and the opportunity to promote strong lasting values based on the Christian faith.
Recognised by Ofsted as a strong 'good' and are working towards outstanding. We are also rated as 'outstanding' for leadership and our Christian distinctiveness as a Church School.
Mathematics staff teach across the full age and ability range and are encouraged to be creative and inspiring to meet the needs and challenges of all pupils. This reflects in the success amongs Mathematics staff in developing modern positive approaches in their teaching practice.
The Mathematics team currently consists of ten highly qualified staff, of which one is presently part of the Senior Leadership Team, who together create an extremely positive learning culture based upon high expectations and a huge enthusiasm for the subject. We aim to do this through encouraging pupils to enjoy mathematics and to give all pupils an opportunity to progress and reach their full potential.
The Department is looking to build further success through innovative, imaginative lessons which incorporate both challenges, functional skills and investigative problem solving; and thereby encompassing progress for all learners. At Key Stage 4 all pupils follow the Edexcel linear examination depending upon their ability.
We offer you
A highly competitive salary
Excellent career development opportunities
Opportunity of career development within the trust - working in different settings leading cross MAT projects in English.
A geographical location, being situated near Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne's award winning Marina. It is part of several miles of beautiful coastline, including the South Downs National Park, the white cliffs of Beachy head and 1066 country.
A friendly, supportive and caring staff team
A fabulous staff room with complimentary tea and coffee
A cafe that serves at breakfast, break and lunch using freshly sourced ingredients
Plentiful staff car parking in two on site car parks
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This advert and our website only give a flavour of the college. We therefore encourage visits for prospective candidates to see out college in action. We do understand however that visits are not always possible or practical and you would not be at a disadvantage if you are unable to visit the college.
Completed application forms and letters of application should be sent directly to the college addressed to Mrs S Windsor, Head of Personnel, SWindsor@stcatherines.college, and arrive by no later than noon on Thursday 25 January 2018.
Please use the standard application form, accompanied by a letter of application, which must be on no more than two sides of A4. In your letter of application you should clearly address the relevant section of the person specification for this post which can be found in our applicant pack.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.
Shortlisted candidates should hear from us shortly after the closing date. St Catherine's is a thriving college with a bright future and a vibrant and collegiate atmosphere within which to work. We are keen to appoint quality candidates to join what we believe is one of the best staff teams.
For further information about this post or an appointment to visit us please contact Sandie Windsor, Head of Personnel, 01323 465469 or email SWindsor@stcatherines.college.