Lodge Park Academy is now recruiting for a Mathematics teacher (fixed term to August 2022).
Maths is a popular subject and the department is well organised and supportive of the curriculum aims. The outcomes for students in the subject are rising and the numbers of students choosing to stay on and study A Level Mathematics in the 6th form is growing.
Lodge Park Academy require and ambitious maths teacher who will contribute further to the department with their knowledge, skills and outstanding teaching. We require dedicated staff who go above and beyond to ensure the experiences and outcomes for our pupils are world class.
Giving our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
About Lodge Park Academy
Lodge Park is seeking to recruit teachers who will have high expectations of all pupils and will work relentlessly to secure improved outcomes and life chances for the young people in our community. Driving this improvement is a commitment from academy leaders that teachers are the experts in their subject and they should be enabled to teach well planned units of the curriculum, ensuring students acquire knowledge; without the distraction of unnecessary workload, excessive observation and scrutiny or low value administrative tasks. From September 2021 the academy will also implement a 2 week October half term break in line with neighbouring counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leaders are committed to the “Principles of Direct Instruction” to deliver a knowledge based curriculum and we are seeking teachers who are looking to continue their professional development through an evidenced based approach to learning. The academy has a warm-strict approach to discipline and high expectations of pupils are now supported through a consistent and robust consequence system which is designed so teachers can concentrate on teaching and pupils can concentrate on learning.
The town of Corby in situated in the North of the county and is close to the market towns of Stamford, Uppingham, Oakham and Market Harborough. There are good transport links to the South East and the city of Leicester is only a 35 minute drive.
About the role
You will be required to be an effective teacher (and tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.
32.5 hours per week.
Fixed Term Vacancy until 31/08/2022
Salary & Benefits
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
A good degree in mathematics.
Nationally recognised teaching qualification
The ability to deliver mathematics lessons to a high standard achieving excellent academic outcomes for our students.
The ability to teach mathematics at Key Stage 3 and 4 with the ability to teach at KS5 being desirable.
A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate.
Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching and in particular teaching mathematics.
A person who uses evidence to guide practice and is well informed about current pedagogy and curriculum issues.
Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning.
Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them.
Able to work collaboratively as part of a team.
Able to motivate and encourage young people to solve problems as well as solve problems themselves.
Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate.
To complete our on-line application form, please click on the link to our website.
Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.
An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.
Lodge Park is an 11-18 comprehensive academy, based in the town of Corby with nearly 900 students on roll. In January 2019 the academy was judged as requiring special measures by Ofsted. The new leadership team, with support from the David Ross Educa...