Teacher of Mathematics - Lead on Closing the Gap KS3

The Basildon Academies, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC6908-191S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: M1 to UPS3 plus £5,000 Responsibility
Position Start Date: 20/04/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/02/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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We are looking to recruit an exceptional teacher of mathematics to lead on closing the gap on achievement outcomes for our pupil premium students in Key Stage 3. You will need to be a driven individual with the ability to identify underperformance and have the skills to plan and lead intervention strategies. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated teacher with a passion for making a difference to the life chances of our young people and who is committed to helping all of our pupils to aspire and succeed whatever their starting point.

The Basildon Academies are based in Essex, just 35 minutes from London. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our KS3 students whilst the Upper Academy specialises in teaching our KS4 and KS5 students. The two Academies are approximately 1 mile apart. This post will be based at the Lower Academy.

The ideal candidate should:

  • be able to engage and enthuse students
  • have excellent subject knowledge and a passion to help young people learn
  • possess data analysis skills to identify and target support for underperformance
  • demonstrate a strong passion for their subject
  • have the ability to instil self-belief and raise expectations

We are dedicated to ensuring our staff fulfil their potential. As a member of our team you will receive excellent bespoke CPD that will support you as an outstanding practitioner.We will also provide opportunities to engage in leadership programmes to support professional development.

If you can engage, motivate and challenge our students to make exceptional progress then we would welcome your application via our website www.basildonacademies.org.uk or by contacting Lisa Church - recruitment@basildonacademies.org.uk

Tours of the Academies will be available for shortlisted candidates.

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

Information about the School

The Basildon Academies is focused upon developing the whole child; our curriculum has been developed to enable our students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills so that they will become lifelong learners. This includes opportunities for linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technical, human, social, physical and artistic learning so that students make progress in a wide range of subjects.

We set high expectations of all our students and this, in turn, ensures we create a positive climate for learning in which every student can reach their full potential. Our Academy is a calm, orderly and purposeful environment where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.

Our Sixth Form is a major part of the academy with the structure modelling itself on developing independent learning skills like those seen in universities which allows students to continue their studies in their specialist subject areas. Students are very much encouraged to become mature adults being engaged in many aspects of the life of the academy which further develops those much needed skills to go on into university or the world of work.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Lisa Church
Wickford Avenue
Pitsea, Basildon
Essex, SS13 3HL
Telephone: 01268 498800
Email: admin@basildonacademies.org.uk

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