Specialist Science and Mathematics Academy
Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, Tamworth B78 2LF
Tel: 01827 872316
Headteacher: Mr M Clarke
11-16 Years. NoR: 645
Teacher of Mathematics – TMS
3/4 days per week or full time
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher of Mathematics from September 2017. The right candidate would join our thriving Mathematics Faculty, at one of the highest performing schools in Tamworth and North Warwickshire. We pride ourselves on:
• Our success and drive in helping all pupils achieve their full potential - Attainment results for 2016 were 54.9% 5+ A* - C, 68% A* - C in Mathematics, 63.3% expected progress in Mathematics
• A positive Progress 8 of +0.09
• Access to laptops and other ICT equipment
• A well equipped/resourced faculty
• Part of the Castle Phoenix Academy Trust
We are a high performing and popular school with specialist status, located close to the M42 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.
Our Mathematics Faculty is embarking on an exciting journey to radically improve performance in the subject so that achievement and progress is significantly better than national figures. Subsequently, we are seeking to appoint dynamic, innovative and ambitious teachers who can drive forwards this agenda. Have you got the skills and motivation to be part of the team to make this happen?
Learning and teaching is a key focus at Kingsbury School and so we are looking to appoint teachers who can challenge our students to achieve their potential; for excellent practitioners we are also offering the opportunity for scholarships through the development of learning and teaching strategies on a whole school level. Through our recent joining with the Castle Phoenix Academy Trust we are also able to offer significant professional development opportunities to successful candidates. This can include CPD opportunities with our teaching school, leadership development opportunities, teaching development CPD for newly qualified candidates (ITP and OTP) and collaboration with our trust lead school, Caludon Castle. Recruitment and retention opportunities are also available to exceptional candidates who can offer whole school impact.
If you would like to know more or would like to visit us and see our school in action then please do not hesitate to make contact.
For September 2017, we are introducing Scholarships for aspiring lead learning practitioners. Up to £2000 scholarship bursary will be available over two years. The Scholarship is to enable the preparation of inspirational resources, lead on aspects of intervention, sharing of good practice and development of a ‘leadership of learning’ challenge. There will also be a £1000 ‘golden ticket’ for training and development with the Castle Phoenix Teaching School Alliance and Leadership Academy
We are looking for a colleague who is positive, flexible and willing to contribute to the whole life of the school. NQT and GTP are encouraged to apply.
We are committed to effective learning, teaching, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff & volunteers to share this commitment.
Application forms available direct from the school or from the school website www.kingsburyschool.co.uk
Closing date: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 12 Noon
Interview date: Thursday 25 May 2017