Teacher of Mathematics

Wednesfield High Academy
Main Pay Range MPR1 to Upper Pay Range UPS3
02 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
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Full time permanent
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Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 850 students attending the academy which includes 100 who are in the Sixth Form. Since September 2004 the academy has held Engineering College status. There are links with other secondary schools and with the University. We are also the lead school in Wolverhampton for Jaguar Land Rover and their new engineering plant on the i54. There are mixtures of large and small classrooms, learning zones and theatre style spaces for teaching. The majority are designated to take 30 students although some will only take ten which allow us to cater for a variety of subjects, themes and independent learning. We are a very ambitious academy with exciting plans for our new building to transfer the education of young people and the community of Wednesfield in the future. We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students at Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy.

Wednesfield High are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring teacher of Mathematics. The successful candidate will have a proven track record for raising both attainment and achievement in Mathematics. 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 mathematics can make progress and achieve outcomes comparable with national.

The Mathematics department at Wednesfield High School 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 post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Please see job description

A relevant degree and QTS

Must be able to teach mathematics at key stage 3 and 4.

It is desirable for experience of key stage 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

Closing Date: 16th March 2018

This is an excellent chance to join our over-subscribed Academy and we would encourage prospective applicants to come and take an informal tour of our wonderful building.

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

This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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