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This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Teacher of Maths to join a forward-looking 11 - 19 school. The Sweyne Park School is the lead school in the newly established Rayleigh Schools Trust and works with a local primary school, providing a 0 - 19 educational experience for the local community. The successful applicant will have excellent subject knowledge, the ability to inspire students and a desire to develop as a teacher.
This post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher.
Teachers in the maths department work as a strong team, sharing resources and developing excellent practice together. This role offers the opportunity to work with enthusiastic, supportive and committed colleagues.
The Sweyne Park School:
· was graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in May 2010;
· is a heavily oversubscribed school;
· is highly committed to staff welfare and development;
· teacher loading is favourable and teachers only rarely cover lessons;
· has strong, ethical leadership and fair recruitment and retention practices;
· is equipped with superb facilities and resources.
The Maths department is a successful department, where learners enjoy lessons and this results in a strong uptake of A level maths and further maths in the School's Sixth Form.
The school is committed to continual curriculum improvement and the professional development of its staff. Sweyne Park will provide opportunities and new challenges for those who wish to progress their career.
Essential Skills and Experience
Demonstrate high levels of professionalism and uphold the values of the profession.
Hold qualified teacher status.
Uphold all of the Teachers' Standards.
Demonstrate a passion for specialist subject area; have a deep understanding and wealth of knowledge relating to it.
Have enthusiasm for learning and education, and show the ability to inspire this in others.
Demonstrate a commitment to professional learning and development.
Show resilience and a willingness to adapt and respond to feedback.
Be open, flexible and sensitive to the needs and aspirations of other people.
Actively involve parents/carers and the community as fully as possible in the life of the school.
If you are a good practitioner who is passionate about learning, we would look forward to receiving your application.
We welcome visits to the school; to arrange this please contact Kerry Wilby on 01268 784721 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. To obtain further information, or download an application form, please visit our website www.sweynepark.com.