Abbey College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
The responsibilities of the post will be in accordance with the Teacher’s standards, latest School teachers’ pay and conditions, school’s policies and under the direction of the Headteacher.
• Good or outstanding classroom skills
• Ability to create effective lesson plans
• Ability to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and learning
• Experience or desire to be involved in a curriculum initiative
• Ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of learners
• Experience or desire to raise standards of achievements
• Willingness to continue to develop own expertise
• Ability to build good relationships with students and colleagues
• Be well organized and able to obtain accurate records
• Ability to use ICT effectively to engage students
The duties and responsibilities of the subject element of the post may vary from time to time according to the changing needs of the school. Any section of the job description may be reviewed at the discretion of the Headteacher in the light of those changing requirements and in consultation with the post holder and governing body.
DETAILS FOR APPLICANTS
Who are we?
The Mathematics Learning Area is comprised of ten staff, one of whom is part time. We have a forward thinking team of practitioners, who are keen to try new ideas. They have committed to raising the aspirations of our children over the last two years via establishing starting points, increased challenge, a focus on planning lessons to enable independent and collaborative learning, and providing high quality feedback. They are dedicated and passionate, with an experienced new Head of Department leading from September 2019.
The current Learning Area is well established and performs as a strong and supportive team.
The Mathematics Learning Area has been highly successful over a number of years at KS3, 4 and 5. The students study the CMAT Mastery curriculum in year 7 and 8. We run a three year KS4 which includes the option of statistics GCSE. The learning area have performed consistently well against progress targets. Uptake from KS4 to KS5 is good and KS5 results have been strong for a number of years with 50% of students achieving A*-A in 2019; we offer both A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics.
Would you like to visit us?
Our department has seven dedicated, and flexible classrooms, the usual treasure trove cupboard full of old and new books, and desktop computers and smart boards in most rooms.
We are not as far away as you think, and driving through the countryside each morning is a very pleasant way to start you day! You’ll find us just 20 minutes from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and commutable from Cambridge too. Why not come and visit us so we can show you more of our school and our Maths department?
What do I do if I want to know more before applying?
If you have any further questions in the meantime, please contact email@example.com
You will find more information on our website. We look forward to meeting you, and receiving your application.www.abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk
This job description should be performed in accordance with the provisions of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and within the range of duties set out in that document.
The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people for whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the College’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the College s/he must report any concerns via the online reporting system MyConcern or where there is an immediate risk directly to a member of the Designated Safeguarding team.