Teacher of Mathematics (Maternity Cover), Altrincham, Cheshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Altrincham Grammar School for BoysAltrincham, Cheshire

Date posted:
Start date: 07 May 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Mathematics Department at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, is staffed by teachers with a variety of Degrees ranging from Maths and Engineering to Business Studies. This variety of academic backgrounds is a key strength of the Department and we welcome applications from teachers who have a Mathematical or Technical Degree. Departmental staff are expected to combine experience with innovation, enthusiasm and dynamism when planning and delivering their lessons. Examination results are excellent with 50.8% achieving Grade 9 and 94.5% achieving Grades 9-7 in 2018. The two top sets in Year 11 take one of two freestanding Mathematics qualifications.

At A level, Mathematics is extremely popular. Over 75% of 6th Form students study the subject and results are outstanding with 63% achieving A*/A and 80% achieving A* to B in 2018. Over 40 students in Years 12 and 13 study Further Mathematics. The Mathematics Department has regular meetings and each member of staff has responsibility for setting and monitoring internal examinations for a particular year group. We also appoint Year 13 Mathematics prefects who are used to support younger pupils during lunchtimes.

The successful applicant will be remunerated at a level representing their qualifications, skills and experience.

To arrange a visit or for an informal chat about working at the school please contact the Head Master’s PA: Mrs M Brickell mbrickell@agsb.co.uk or call on 0161 928 0858 (Option 5). 

A completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to the Head Master) should be returned by Friday 25th January 2019  to agsbadmin@agsb.co.uk via email and interviews will take place in the week beginning 28th January 2019.

Further background information is available on our website and  to download an Application Form please follow the link:  https://www.agsb.co.uk/vacancies 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of the interview process. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Safer Recruitment

AGSB is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our students and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children. All staff will be required to hold an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

More about Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
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