Mathematics teacher

Merton, London
Date Posted:15 Mar 2019
  1. Secondary Teacher
  1. Long-term

Mathematics teacher

Merton, London
Are you a great KS3 - KS5 Mathematics Teacher looking for a new, exciting opportunity in Merton?

Tradewind Recruitment seek an enthusiastic, well-qualified teacher of Mathematics to join our successful Mathematics Department and teach up to A Level from September 2019.
This large, co-educational school is a high performing, 11-18, multi-cultural Academy in South London with a 'Creative Learning Community'. The school demonstrate a commitment to providing their students with an innovative and exciting curriculum. They have recently undergone a multi-million pound building programme which has provided staff and students with a modern building.
The Mathematics department is thriving and both Mathematics and Further Mathematics are popular choices at A-Level.
This post is suitable for an NQT, for whom excellent support would be available at the school who offer exceptional opportunities for professional development.
Suitable candidates will be expected to…
*Assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required.
*Ensure a high quality teaching and learning experience for students; this must meet internal and external quality standards.
*Maintain discipline in accordance with the school's procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.
*Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for Maths students.
*Contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
*Share and support the school's responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.
*Assist the Head of Department to ensure that the curriculum area provides a range of teaching which complements the school's strategic objectives and to plan and prepare lessons following the school's policy.
*Contribute to the process of the ordering and allocation of equipment and materials, assisting the Head of Department to identify resource needs.
*Co-operate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the school, department and students.
*Continue personal development in the relevant areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods.
*Ensure the effective/efficient deployment of classroom support.
*Help to implement and adhere to school Monitoring, Evaluation and Review procedures.
*Review regularly methods of teaching and programmes of work.
*Communicate effectively with students, staff, parents and with persons or bodies outside the school where appropriate.
*Take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evening, Parents' Evenings, Action-planning days and liaison events with partner schools.
*Be a Form Tutor to an assigned group of students, promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students, alerting the Raising Standards Leader to any issues as appropriate.
*Evaluate and monitor the progress of students and keep up-to-date student records; this includes participating in Academic Monitoring and providing reports as requested.
*Communicate as appropriate, with the parents of students and with persons or bodies outside the school concerned with the welfare of individual students, after consultation with the appropriate staff.
*Apply the school's Behaviour Management Policy and systems so that effective learning can take place.
*Playa full part in the life of the school community, to support its ethos and to encourage students, staff and colleagues to do the same.
*Be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities from the Children's Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.
*Ensure that the line manager or designated safeguarding officer is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.

Competencies & Skills
*Evidence of successful teaching across a wide range of abilities
*Up to date knowledge of the Maths curriculum and assessment procedures
*Knowledge and understanding of the processes by which students can achieve highly
*Excellent organisational and classroom management skills
*Ability to analyse and use data to set and monitor targets
*Ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their potential

Personal Traits
*Excellent record of attendance and punctuality
*Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
*Ability to be proactive, self-starting, enthusiastic and committed.
*Ability to work under own initiative and take ownership for key tasks.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
To join us and be successful in this Maths Teacher role you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Mathematics teacher in SW London. Or for more information about the role, contact Carlo Randazzo on 0207 845 5450 / We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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