Teacher of Maths

Paxman Academy, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-263S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: £30,000 - £46,525 (M1 - U3)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c Monday 17th June 2024  

Job Description

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PAXMAN ACADEMY

TEACHER OF MATHS

Full or part-time applications will be considered

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Actual Salary from: £30,000 - £46,525 (M1 - U3)

Start Date: 1st September 2024

The Role

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teacher of Maths. The position will suit an experienced or newly qualified teacher.

We believe that every child matters and by working collaboratively we can transform lives and Build Bright Futures. Paxman Academy opened to Year 7 students in September 2019 and is a co-educational, fully comprehensive 11-16 Academy with a PAN of 180. We are a heavily oversubscribed school which is held in high regard in the community. Our recent Ofsted inspection (Feb 24) rated our school as Good.

Both full and part-time applications for this role will be considered.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Be fully qualified to teach through the secondary range for Key Stages 3 & 4
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for the subject which will inspire student progress
  • Demonstrate a capacity to design materials that are adapted and will engage students in the learning process
  • Experience of IT and a willingness to use it to plan and teach lessons

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (Suitable for ECTs)
  • Ability to teach lessons that challenge all students in Maths
  • A passion for teaching and making a real difference to young people
  • Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

If you are a dynamic teacher who would like to work in a supportive and collaborative environment and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required to join our school, please apply.

In addition to internal CPD at Paxman Academy, staff have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Sigma Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships. Excellent support is provided by the Sigma Trust through Strategic Leads in each Faculty.

Opportunities are available to teach at Key Stage 5 at a partner school. Our annual Sigma INSET day is an opportunity to hear from national speakers and share great practice across our family of schools.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Paxman Academy?

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
  • Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Perkbox, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2l191a6nbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDU2NTYwMXwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDMxNDMxMjR8MA%3d%3d?i=Qg8fSUH1AqI%3d

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

  • Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 16th June 2024
  • Interviews will take place during week beginning Monday 17th June 2024

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

Paxman Academy opened in September 2019 and admitted 180 Year 7 students in the first year.

Paxman Academy is committed to providing an ordered, stimulating learning environment in which all students are encouraged to achieve their best. It is determined that all students should be valued through the provision of a broad, relevant, balanced and challenging curriculum that caters for individual needs; this is encouraged within an atmosphere of mutual respect. The Academy recognises its role within the broader community. It is determined to maintain a STEM focus throughout the curriculum and across extended learning opportunities. It identifies learning as a lifelong process and values the contribution made by parents and others to the creation of a partnership. Within this partnership, and through learning opportunities provided, students will develop skills, attitudes and values that prepare them to accept the challenges and responsibilities of adult life.

Paxman Academy embraces the values of The Sigma Trust to ensure that all students will fulfil their potential and transform life chances for all.

Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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.

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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Paxman Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9DQ
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: pax.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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