Job Title: Teacher of Mathematics
Contract Type Full time
Contract Term: Permanent
Start Date: September 2018
Role Purpose -
As Teacher of Mathematics, this is an exciting opportunity to join us at an important time of our history; we are firmly on our way to achieving successful ratings from Ofsted with our sights set on becoming an Outstanding school. Our success in improving standards of learning and behaviour are an integral part of this journey. The successful candidate will inspire and motivate students to ensure that they achieve their full potential, you will be engaging, enigmatic and enthusiastic.
This role would be suitable for either a Newly Qualified Teacher or a more experienced colleague; enthusiasm, passion and a commitment to inspiring young people are more important than years of experience.
Kings Lynn Academy is a positive place of learning. Our students range from age 11 to 16 and have a range of backgrounds and abilities and are a true reflection of the local area. Our existing staff, whether support or teaching, work well together as a team with the best interests of all of our students at heart.
The successful candidate will maximise the enjoyment, engagement and outcomes of young people in Maths. You will develop innovative, non-traditional approaches to the mathematic curriculum in order to ensure appropriate access and achievement for all students. You will facilitate and encourage learning which enables pupils to achieve the highest possible standards: to share and support the corporate responsibility for the wellbeing, education and discipline of all pupils.
Our Mission is ‘Learning without Limits’. We will support every student to make great progress and we will remove and ceilings to achievement. We want every student to be the best they can be.
We support every student by setting challenging targets for students’ future success. We support each student from their own starting point. We believe that success is best achieved by doing the little things well, every day and through a consistent desire from every student to make continual progress. Focusing on daily personal bests helps students to go further faster.
Skills & Experience -
QTS / NQTS
It is essential that you are Degree qualified with passion, drive and enthusiasm within the relevant subject area.
The successful candidate will have previous classroom experience, knowledge of current issues and developments in education, a good awareness of strategies to improve the learning and achievement of students and a desire to raise standards in teaching and learning to improve achievement.
You will be committed to supporting learning, able to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and have an enthusiastic and engaging approach.
An enhanced DBS check is required for all of our roles
Please ensure that you tailor your application to meet the minimum essential criteria of the Person Specification in the application pack.
For an informal discussion, to arrange a visit or for an application pack please contact Diane Jamieson or Katie Mcwilliams on 0191 267 6555 or 07713 323 792 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed as received, so we may be in contact before the closing date.
The closing date for this post is Wednesday 2nd May 2018.
Your completed application form and supporting information should be returned to Diane Jamieson via email and not directly to the School.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Principal – Alan Fletcher
King’s Lynn Academy
Queen Mary Road