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Teaching and Learning Practitioner: Mathematics

Closing Date: Monday 20th April 2020 (noon)
Salary: Leadership L1-L7
Contract: Permanent
Start date: September 2020
Interviews held: As soon as possible

Always oversubscribed, we are expanding our school so that more local families can experience the excellent education offered here at Admiral Lord Nelson School for over two decades! Therefore, we wish to extend our leadership capacity and appoint an outstanding Mathematics teacher who has a deep understanding of how to create excellence in teaching and learning in Mathematics to this exciting new post.

We are seeking someone who is enthused by the prospect of working alongside our experienced Curriculum Director of Mathematics to support the continued development of our highly successful Mathematics team of specialist, dedicated teachers and who will grow our Initial Teacher Education programme within the school.

Our ideal candidate will have expertise in coaching and mentoring staff to improve their practice and will enjoy working within a supportive and dedicated team. We will expect you to have a genuine passion for your own mathematical development and be a teacher who quickly builds positive relationships with students and breaks down barriers to learning. Our Lead Practitioner must be a teacher who inspires children and staff to achieve their potential and loves to see the students and staff they work with experiencing the joy of success every day in their learning!

Mathematics is one of most highly regarded subject areas at Admiral Lord Nelson School, in which students are successful in terms of exam performance, enjoyment of their learning and preparation for their future lives. It is a department which is extremely well-led by an experienced and supportive Curriculum Director, ably supported by an excellent team of TLR post-holders.

You will be joining a well-established, research driven Mathematics department and become part of an innovative team of teachers who enjoy working together to create shared resources. Reducing unnecessary work load is a key focus for our school and this is reflected in our feedback policy which is effective and time efficient, promoting student progress without over burdening staff. All teachers have their own specialist classroom, which is well-equipped including access to a visualiser and interactive whiteboard.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

If you are interested in joining our amazing team of staff, we’d love to hear from you! Informal visits from those who are interested in finding out more about the role are welcomed. We look forward to discussing what unique
skills you could bring to the role and how we could help support you in the next steps of your career. Please contact our Curriculum Director, Martin Fuller: [email protected] to arrange an informal visit.

Candidates can apply for this post by returning a completed application form, found on the Current Vacancies page, together with a letter of application (maximum 2 sides of A4) by midday on Monday 20th April. Candidates should send their completed application to [email protected]
Please include in your letter:

  1. What attracts you to the post.
  2. Previous experience and skills that will help you undertake this role.
  3. What you consider to be the key features of an engaging and stimulating 11-16 curriculum.

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Post expires at 12:00pm on Monday April 20th, 2020