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We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Mathematics to join our expanding team on a full-time permanent basis with effect from January, April, or September 2024. The post offers an excellent opportunity to work in a verystrong Mathematics Faculty in a highly successful 11-19 academy which holds 'Good' Ofstedstatus. The role will report to the Faculty Leader and the candidate will teach a full timetablewithin the subject.
The faculty has a strong collaborative ethos, is very supportive and well-planned schemes oflearning for all courses are already in place. A faculty-based mentor will work with theappointee to support their development and induction in their first year. There is also anexcellent academy-wide support and development programme for all new staff available.
The post is open to ECTs and we would be pleased to hear from candidates who arecurrently registered with an ITT programme within this subject area. There will be theopportunity to teach across Key Stages Three and Four; some teaching at Key Stage Fivemay also be possible. The core purpose of the role is to provide professional leadership tostudents in a subject area by offering high quality teaching, resulting in high standards oflearning and achievement for all students.
The successful applicant should have a degree in a relevant subject and will have achievedQualified Teacher Status (QTS) prior to the commencement of their role.
Applicants should be hardworking, enthusiastic and have high levels of commitment. Theyshould be able to plan, deliver and assess high-quality learning experiences for all learnersin their care and deploy a range of strategies to support their personal development.
They should have an interest in new teaching and learning developments and possess highdegree of integrity. Experienced candidates should be able to demonstrate a highlysuccessful track-record of teaching the subject with strong examination outcomes,particularly at key stage four.
Responsibilities of the Post-Holder
In accordance with the job description for Classroom Teacher, the key responsibilities will beas follows:
• ensure that lessons are planned in accordance with the schemes of learning for eachcourse
• ensure awareness of the prior learning and special educational needs of theirstudents
• ensure high expectations are set for the achievement and behaviour of students
• ensure that relevant curriculum policies for marking, assessment, target setting,recording and reporting are enacted
• ensure that progression and continuity is achieved across the key stage and betweenthe key stages
At Plume Academy all teaching staff are expected to fulfil both an academic teaching roleand a pastoral role by acting as a Tutor to a group of assigned students. This involves staffin all aspects of pastoral work including guidance, safeguarding, monitoring and encouragingprogress, contact with parents, writing report sand compiling student references. Tutors alsodeliver part of Plume Academy's Personal Development Programme.
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Information about the School
Work at a place where you feel valued and recognised. An environment where imagination and creativity counts. Work with us.
Currently the third largest secondary school in Essex as a single academy trust and growing, we are focused on enhancing our future structure and have roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new variety for the benefits of our students. At Plume Academy you will find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to contribute and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive family.
Employing over 300 staff, from teaching and learning to management and administration, you will find opportunities at every level, across both of our campuses.
Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more.
As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in assisting with our continual development.
In return, we will support, nurture and reward you with benefits from training and development to responsibility recognition.
Plume had a successful Ofsted inspection in 2018 and was judged a ‘good’ Academy. Ofsted acknowledged the high quality of teaching and excellent relationships in the Academy.
Plume Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, demonstration of ability, together with the receipt of references.
If you would like to telephone the HR Department prior to completing the application form, they would be pleased to discuss the role in further detail and arrange a visit to the academy.
We look forward to hearing from you!