Teacher of Maths (Maternity Cover)

Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy, Wolverhampton
Mainscale 1 to Upper Payscale 3
20 Jun 2022
08 Jul 2022
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Wednesfield High Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 1,000 students attending the academy which includes 150 at sixth form. This is an extremely exciting time to join us on a journey to becoming an outstanding Academy.

We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.

We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-






We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.

We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring teacher of Mathematics (Maternity Cover - September 2022 - December 2023)

The successful candidate will have a proven track record for raising both attainment and achievement in Maths. They will be able to inspire colleagues and students and offer fresh ideas, as well as being resourceful and keen to achieve the highest possible standards for our young people.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a secure understanding about how disadvantaged students in Maths and beyond, can make significant progress.

The Commerce department at Wednesfield Academy is highly ambitious, recruiting well at Post-16. The post would be ideal for anyone with ambition, drive and passion who wants to work with a committed team of professional staff.  The Academy is committed to high quality professional development, supporting staff to take the next steps in their professional career.

A relevant degree.

Must be willing to teach Mathematics at key stage 3, 4 and 5.

Experience of strategies / interventions to assist disadvantaged students to make good progress

Passion for Maths and enjoy working with young people

Establish successful relationships at all levels Maintain effective communications Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills

Ability to prioritise time effectively Self-confidence and presence

Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity

Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population

Willingness to maintain their professional development

Please contact Niki Carpenter for further details

Contact Telephone Number: 01902 558222


Closing date: Friday 8th July 2022.

Interviews: W/C 18th July 2022.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

This post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

UWMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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