Job details

Job details
Employer Penistone Grammar School ALC
Location Barnsley
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
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Closing date
Job starts As soon as possible

Teacher of Mathematics  

Contract: Full Time Maternity Contract (in the first instance)

Salary Range:  MPS/UPS 

To Start: As soon as possible

Penistone Grammar School Advanced Learning Centre is looking to recruit a temporary Teacher of Mathematics with the enthusiasm, drive and determination to make a difference in the life of each and every student they teach. 

We are looking for a mathematics teacher who shares our vision and can inspire our young people to achieve more than they believe is possible. As a school, we pride ourselves on innovative practice, consistently high standards of teaching and learning, and a commitment to the success of all students, both academically and pastorally. If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of our team.

The successful candidate will have either previous experience of teaching with a proven track record at KS4 and KS5, or will be excited at the opportunity of taking on teaching and/or responsibility in these key areas. 

In the first instance this vacancy is for two terms maternity cover from January to July 2018. However; Penistone Grammar School is currently under consultation for a significant increase in student numbers over the next 5 years. As a result, the school is likely to look to increase its staff numbers in key areas for September 2018, including within the mathematics curriculum area.

Our school is ‘Good’ poised to be ‘Outstanding’. We are a vibrant, oversubscribed 11 to 18 comprehensive school with excellent GCSE results across all subjects; we are recognised as one of the highest performing schools in the region in terms of Key Stage 4 outcomes. Our A level results and destinations are equally impressive, with the school placed in the top 10% for performance (according to ALPS) and over 95% of all students gaining entrance to their university or apprenticeship of choice. 

We are committed to professional development for all staff, regardless of role. We have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers teachers to take control of their own professional development through a supportive peer-coaching model. For those striving for career development, we run annual middle and senior leadership development programmes. Regardless of what point you are at in your career and whatever your aspirations may be, Penistone Grammar School can support you to achieve them.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school where our values are at the heart of all we do and where tradition and innovation perfectly complement each other, we are the school for you.

For an application form and pack or to arrange a visit to our school, please email our Recruitment Partner, Jessica Galvin at Hays Education on 0114 217 1556 or jessica.galvin@hays.com. Further information about Penistone Grammar School can be found on www.hays.co.uk/jobs/penistone or www.penistone-gs.uk/vacancies.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday 23 October at 12 noon. Interviews are expected to be Wednesday 25 October and candidates who are selected for interview will be notified on Monday 23 October 2017. 

Penistone Grammar School ALC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

About the employer

Information about Penistone Grammar School ALC
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Huddersfield Road
Penistone
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S36 7BX
United Kingdom
+44 1226 370 328