Maths Teacher (Minimum 6 months maternity cover)

Recruiter
ARK SCHOOLS
Location
Portsmouth
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description: Teacher of Maths

Reports to: Head of Maths

Start date: 1st May 2018

Contract: Fixed term – minimum of 6 months maternity cover

Hours: Full-Time

Salary: Ark MPS/UPS (£23,490 - £39,599) dependent upon experience

The Role

To deliver outstanding teaching and learning of Maths in KS3/ KS4 and therefore help students achieve excellent academic results, and be a role-model/impact the academy more widely.

To design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate Maths and its application.

Key responsibilities

  • To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress
  • To provide a nurturing classroom and academy environment that helps students to develop as learners
  • To help to maintain/establish discipline across the whole academy
  • To contribute to the effective working of the academy.

Outcomes and Activities

Teaching and Learning

  • Enrich the curriculum with trips and visits to enhance the learning experience of all students
  • With direction from the Head of Department and within the context of the academies curriculum and schemes of work, plan and prepare effective teaching modules and lessons
  • Teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment
  • Use regular assessments to set targets for students, monitor student progress and respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring
  • To produce/contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual and groups of pupils
  • Develop plans and processes for the classroom with measurable results and evaluate those results to make improvements in student achievement
  • Ensure that all students achieve at least at chronological age level or, if well below level, make significant and continuing progress towards achieving at chronological age level
  • Maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications
  • Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils
  • Direct and supervise support staff assigned to lessons and when required participate in related recruitment and selection activities
  • Implement and adhere to the academies behaviour management policy, ensuring the health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times
  • Participate in preparing pupils for external examinations.

Academy Culture

  • Support the academy’s values and ethos by contributing to the development and implementation of policies practices and procedures
  • Help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships
  • Help develop a small school/department culture and ethos that is utterly committed to achievement
  • To be active in issues of student welfare and support
  • Support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professional in and beyond the school, covering lessons and providing other support as required.

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