Teacher of Maths, Corby, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Corby Technical SchoolCorby, Northamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Corby Technical School invites you to join our team that is dedicated to providing the very best outcomes for our students.  We are seeking to recruit a teacher who will demonstrate commitment to our “Ambition for All” values by inspiring all students to achieve.  We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate Teacher of Maths to join our fantastic faculty and strengthen an already excellent department within a STEM orientated school.  This is an excellent opportunity to influence the future direction of the Maths provision within our over-subscribed school in the heart of Corby. 

Year 7-11 students follow a 5 year scheme of work with 4 lessons per week.  The department has begun an initiative for students to become Maths leaders, this has promoted a positive ethos and working atmosphere in Maths improving student confidence, knowledge and skills.  Students also have access to PiXL Maths app, SAM learning and Hegarty Maths which are online tools we promote to enhance the learning of our students.  Year 12 and 13 follow the Edexcel specification for A level Maths and Further Maths, students currently  study Mechanics and Decision in Further Maths.

You will be given all the freedom you need to be creative and you will be working with students who have chosen to be at a successful school.  We can offer you the next step in your career and give the opportunity to be both developed and challenged, whether you are an NQT or a more experienced practitioner.

To be successful in this role, the candidate should:

• Be a Maths  specialist 

• Be able to inspire, challenge and motivate young people 

• Be committed to achieving outstanding student outcomes

• Be ambitious and have aspirations to develop their career

• Be able to follow the established ethos and culture of our school

Additional benefits to working at Corby Technical School:

• A fixed 8 week term structure allows for five standardised terms meaning that learning can be structured and delivered with consistency.  Holidays also fall outside ‘normal’ term structures allowing for inexpensive travel opportunities.

• As part of the Brooke Weston Trust opportunities for staff development and career progression go beyond the school walls; fostering talent is a key aspect of our culture. 

• Within the Trust we have a dedicated Teaching School and all staff regularly attend professional development sessions either as participants or facilitators. The Teaching School has forged partnerships with professionals across the Trust, ranging from primary through to higher education providers.   This partnership and expertise across the educational spectrum, allows the Teaching School to offer fantastic opportunities for our staff.

• All staff receive free meals (breakfast and lunch) and are able to participate in a Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme.  A reduced price membership to the local gym is also available.

If you think this role is for you then we would like to extend an invitation for you to look round our unique school where we would like to have the opportunity to tell you more about this exciting role. To arrange a visit please contact Sarah Smith, PA to the Principal on 01536 213100 or at recruitment@corbytechnicalschool.org.

How to apply

If having read the advertisement, job description and person specification, you are motivated to apply for this position at Corby Technical School these are your next steps:

• Please complete all sections of the application form.  Please note that a CV will not be accepted without a completed application form.  

• Write a letter of application on no more than two sides of A4 (11 point text). Your letter of application should outline your previous experience and how this makes you a suitable candidate for the position for which you are applying.

Please submit your application form either by e-mail or by post to:

Mrs Sarah Smith

Corby Technical School

Cottingham Road



NN17 1TD

E-mail: recruitment@corbytechnicalschool.org

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 23rd April 2019

More about Corby Technical School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cottingham Road, Corby, Northants, NN17 1TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1536 213100
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