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Maths Teacher

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good school who are now seeking a Teacher of Maths to join their team from September. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: New Barnet

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Permanent, full time or part time

Start Date: September

The school are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of Maths to work in their vibrant, friendly school where the staff are highly valued and the students are motivated and eager to learn. You will be required to teach KS3 and KS4 Maths, and there is the opportunity to also teach KS5 Maths if desired. The successful candidate will deliver high quality teaching and learning and will be a creative, inspirational classroom practitioner.

Their Maths faculty is one of the most conspicuously successful in the school. Student progress is strong. There are 7 hours of teaching per fortnight at KS3 and 8 hours per fortnight at KS4, in settled groups averaging 26 students. Last summer their GCSE cohort achieved 90% 9-4 in Maths and 89% 8-9 in Further Maths. Large numbers of students choose to continue their study of Mathematics into the 6th Form where they are ably supported by a strong and cohesive team of teachers. KS5 results are also strong - last summer students achieved 85% A*- B in both Maths and Further Maths

Professional Standards

  • Fulfil the national Teachers' Standards
  • Support the aims and ethos of the school as defined in the staff handbook and school prospectus
  • Act as a positive role model in terms of professional appearance, conduct, punctuality and attendance
  • Maintain a purposeful and calm atmosphere in the classroom, upholding and applying agreed policies and practice for learning, behaviour and uniform in a consistent, firm and non-confrontational manner
  • Take responsibility for professional development and progression, making full use of opportunities and training provided by the school
  • Attend team and staff meetings as appropriate, contributing actively whenever possible

Qualifications

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in specialist subject or a related subject

Work-related knowledge, experience and skills

  • Secure knowledge and understanding of the specialist subject at KS3, KS4, A Level and/or BTEC as appropriate, and of strategies that improve understanding
  • A good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning and to engage and motivate students.
  • Ability to encourage and maintain good order and discipline through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
  • Ability to use appropriately a range of differentiated teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students
  • Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feedback to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student's attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
  • Ability to make good use of ICT as a teaching and learning resource and for professional practice
  • Knowledge of how to give positive and targeted support to students with special educational needs
  • Ability to reflect on own practice

Personal skills and attributes

  • Willingness to support the pluralist Jewish ethos of the school
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to empathise with young people and be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work in and lead a team
  • Enthusiasm, personal dynamism and stamina
  • Sense of humour and perspective
  • Ambition & personal presence
  • Ability and willingness to offer extra-curricular activities
  • Ability to use research evidence to inform and improve teaching

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