Teacher of Maths and Ad Astra, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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Netherwood AcademyBarnsley, South Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS, with annual honorarium payment
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Position: Teacher – Maths and Ad Astra

Salary Range: MPS/UPS, with annual honorarium payment

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent 

Location: Netherwood Academy

Netherwood Academy is an 11-16 academy which opened in September 2012, set in an extensive £35 million campus. As part of Astrea Academy Trust, Netherwood Academy is in an exciting period of development.

This position is an exciting prospect for an experienced Teacher of Maths looking to work beyond one school to develop the teaching of Maths. For 80% of the week you will work in the Maths department at Netherwood Academy teaching key groups of exam classes and for 20% of the week you will work as an Ad Astra across the other secondary schools within the Trust. The role of Ad Astra involves working with the National Leader of Maths to develop the teaching and learning in Maths across the Trust.  It involves the development of teachers through coaching and team teaching, the development of resources and the sharing of best practice.  It is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise across the four secondary Maths departments in South Yorkshire.

In order to fulfil this role, we are looking to appoint an inspirational teacher who has the highest aspirations, passion and expertise to be able to provide the drive that will continue our journey to bring positive change throughout the academy, within this department and across the Trust. You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner and communicator who has the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate to ensure that students and teachers are given the best opportunity to succeed. The role will require a high level of coaching competence and specialist training will be provided to support this.

The Maths department at Netherwood Academy has undergone significant development this academic year. Within the department there has been a full curriculum review with enhanced schemes of learning. This has led to the implementation of a five-year curriculum model. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a forward thinking department building upon the developments made this year in addition to the prospect of working across the trust sharing your expertise.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide an opportunity to join a dynamic team enabling a bespoke career development programme to be created for you in a supportive environment.

If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are, we want to hear from you. The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on Friday 28th June 2019 with interviews to be held as soon as possible after shortlisting on this date. Therefore, please complete and return your application as soon as possible.

We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role. Application packs can be downloaded from the Netherwood Academy website http://www.astreanetherwood.org/ or the Astrea Academy Trust website https://astreaacademytrust.org/vacancies .  Applications should be returned by the closing date to Miss J Crossland, Assistant Business Manager, Netherwood, Dove Valley Way, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 8FE or emailed to jCrossland2@astreanetherwood.org .

osing date: 12.00noon on Friday 28th June 2019

Interview dates: TBC  

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Dove Valley Way, Wombwell, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S73 8FE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1226 272 000