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Teacher of Mathematics

Job Description

Mathematics Teacher Position - Recruited by Dunbar Education

About the Role


An All-through Independent school, located in NW London


The Mathematics Department, managed by the Head of Maths, is seeking a passionate and dedicated Mathematics Teacher to join the team. The department includes a second-in-department, KS5 coordinator, and ten other full and part-time Mathematics specialists. Facilities include a dedicated staff room, the Head of Department's office, and bright, spacious, well-equipped Maths classrooms with interactive whiteboards.

Students have excelled in Edexcel GCSE at the higher tier for the last few years, achieving outstanding results with over 90% obtaining grades 7 and above in 2023. The Key Stage 3 curriculum prepares students for the challenges of the GCSE course while offering numerous enrichment opportunities. A Level Mathematics is a popular choice in the Sixth Form, with Further Mathematics also offered to dedicated students.


As a Mathematics Teacher, you will report to the Head of Maths and will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and delivering challenging and differentiated lessons.
  • Setting homework in accordance with the school's policy.
  • Marking work in alignment with the school's marking policy.
  • Utilizing available data to tailor a suitable program of study for each student.
  • Understanding and implementing the schemes of work within the overall subject framework.
  • Keeping abreast of developments in the teaching of Mathematics.
  • Taking an active role in the Co-Curricular program.

Other Duties:

  • Fulfilling duties as required by the Head of Department.
  • Supporting and promoting the ethos, aims, and objectives.
  • Working towards and supporting the vision outlined in the School Strategic Plan.
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils in adherence to the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.
  • Ensuring compliance with the health and safety policy.
  • Promoting equality of opportunity for all students and staff.
  • Maintaining high professional standards of attendance, punctuality, appearance, and conduct.
  • Engaging actively in the performance review process.
  • Undertaking other reasonable duties related to the job purpose as required.


Essential Qualifications, Experience, and Personal Attributes:

  • Strong honours degree in a relevant or associated subject.
  • Passion for teaching and learning with a commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Collaboration skills for curriculum development.
  • Excellent classroom practice with experience teaching Maths across the secondary age range, including KS5.
  • Detailed understanding of current developments in the secondary curriculum and assessment.
  • Ability to lead learning in the classroom with a demonstrable passion for the subject.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Calm under pressure, articulate, and confident communicator.

Desirable Qualifications, Experience, and Personal Attributes:

  • Teaching qualification such as PGCE (or equivalent).
  • Ability to teach Further Maths.
  • Evidence of further professional development.
  • Knowledge and experience of utilizing technology to support learning.
  • Experience working in an independent setting

If you feel that you possess the required skills and attributes for this role, and would like to be considered, please apply today or contact Suzanne Jones to discuss further.