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Teacher of Maths - Lead Practitioner

The Telford Park SchoolTelford and Wrekin

Required from Easter 2021

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced classroom practitioner to join our dynamic and successful team. 

Our ethos of ‘Ensuring Excellence’ is at the forefront of everything that we do. The successful candidate will be a knowledgeable and dedicated teacher who will support our subject leaders/Directors of Learning in raising standards of teaching and learning across the science department and other learning areas across the schools. 

The overarching purpose of the Lead Practitioners is to raise standards and develop teaching and learning, ensuring that the aims of the Community Academies Trust are effectively translated into high quality classroom practice both within the subject and in general. The Lead Practitioners are a team of driven and ambitious teachers who work collaboratively to drive up standards and develop themselves professionally through the extensive CPD opportunities afforded to them. 

The successful candidate must have:

  • The ability to teach Maths up to KS4,
  • The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a developing team,
  • A passion for their subject that drives them to help pupils achieve their very best.

We will offer you:

  • An extensive CPD programme to nurture and develop your talents at all levels,
  • A professional, hard-working and supportive team that works together to create a welcoming, vibrant learning culture inclusive to all,
  • Access to a network of successful schools to share best practice and develop career prospects at the highest level.

Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values. Due to the current COVID 19 outbreak we are adding supplementary measures to our safeguarding protocols. As such, a third reference is required, and all references will be taken up prior to interview.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Community Academies Trust Company Registration No. 0747273-6

We are busily planning ahead for the forthcoming year and are excited about welcoming new staff to come and join us. In place of academy based interviews, we have set up systems to ensure that alternative options are still available via skype/video conferencing wherever possible. Every effort will be made to try to accommodate any specific requirements so that no-one is at a disadvantage.

Whilst we would usually welcome you to visit our school, the current situation means it is not possible for you to do so. However, if you would like someone to talk to you via phone or video link, please do not hesitate to contact Penny Jolley via email. She will put you in contact with the most relevant member of staff to provide with the information you require.

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Wednesday, 27th January 2021. Interviews: W/C  1st  February 2021.

About the Employer

The Telford Park School is sponsored by The Community Academies Trust (CAT) which has a track record of achieving and sustaining OUTSTANDING schools. Our approach is based on a fundamental belief that all young people have the talent and the potential to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Alongside the family of schools, the CAT has established a teaching school which ensures CPD opportunities are abundant for all, no matter what stage of your career you are at.

The school is set in Telford, a bustling town centre nestled in the backdrop of the idyllic Shropshire countryside. There are a wealth of diverse attractions, both historical and contemporary, that attract visitors. The Ironbridge gorge is very popular, as are the picturesque market towns of Much Wenlock and Newport. Also, the excellent transport links mean that cities such as Birmingham and Manchester are in easy reach for further exploration.

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