Teacher of Mathematics (Raising Standards Lead), Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Broadoak Mathematics & Computing CollegeWeston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPSplus TLR 2a (£2,667)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Join us on our journey to brilliance and be part of the Broadoak family!   

The Role

Required for September 2018, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Mathematics teacher with drive and imagination to join our College, taking a lead in raising standards across the Mathematics faculty.

Our School

Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College is a vibrant comprehensive, co-educational school for 11-16 year olds determined to do our very best for the families in our community. It is an exciting time to join Broadoak as our journey towards being brilliant is well underway. 

With decisive leadership, a great team, comprehensive plans to maximise all students’ abilities and a moral commitment to work tirelessly for all the young people in our care, students remain front and centre in all that we do.   

The college is very popular with excellent community links and excellent extra-curricular provision.   

The Mathematics Faculty 

An exciting opportunity to join a young and innovative team at a time of change and opportunity.   Currently consisting of 7 full time members of teaching staff and a dedicated HLTA we strive to get the best results for our students. The department consists of the Head of Faculty, a 2nd in department and a KS3 coordinator as well as a Teach First student and an NQT. This shows some of the development opportunities for an experienced member of staff to practice managing and leading the professional development of others, and that the department has the support networks to help develop those who are new to the profession.  

We are currently investigating the best approaches for delivering Maths in a comprehensive setting and will be drawing on researched best practice to inform our future direction. This will be an opportunity to really shape and impact the development of Maths teaching from curriculum to assessment.  

We currently follow the EDEXCEL exam board for GCSE, but there may be future opportunities to teach the further maths specification and GCSE statistics.

What we're looking for

Do you care passionately about raising aspirations for all young people? Are you committed to delivering the highest standards of teaching and learning? Do you strive for excellence, want to develop your own practice and try new things? If so, this is the place for you!  

Appointment is subject to suitable references and enhanced DBS check.  

Why work with us?

We offer:

  • The opportunity to be innovative and bold in your leadership and/or teaching  
  • A hugely supportive team who are relentlessly optimistic  
  • Excellent professional growth and development opportunities  
  • A popular learning community with a focus on school improvement  
  • A school that places primacy on what happens in the classroom  
  • A school that is open to more creative and flexible ways of working
  • Access to on-site gym & fitness suite  
  • 30 minutes from Bristol (huge amount of staff commute from this fantastic city)  
  • 5 minute walk from the beach  
  • On site school canteen and facilities (breakfast and lunch)  
  • Short drive to train station  

Additional information is available on the school website at broadoakcollege.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 21st May 2018 (12.00pm midday)

To apply, please download the attached application form. Once completed, please email to Fiona Docherty, Operations Manager, at fd@broadoak.n-somerset.sch.uk

Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College is committed to  safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Windwhistle Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 4NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1934 422000
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