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A large secondary school in Hertfordshire are currently recruiting a fully qualified maths teacher to join them after May half term. This is a great opportunity to join a school that has undergone dramatic changes over the last two years with a new SLT team, dramatically improved exam results and attendance.

The school are welcome to NQT applicants as well as experienced teachers who are looking to pursue a career in a secondary school that is currently still on its journey to improve and can make a difference to young peoples lives.

Following an OFSTED inspection in 2016 that commented on how the actions of the core subject departments were not being recognised by students. Swift impact followed with the Ofsted monitoring inspection in September 2017 noted that GCSE English and Mathematics outcomes in summer 2017 were much better than the outcomes seen in previous years." This was due to clear fast acting decisions to improve and implement a better system for students to follow and learn from.

Last years results have shown a dramatic improvement and can be seen below;

65% GCSE 9-4 grades compared to 48% A*-C in 2016; 19% GCSE 9-7 grades compared to 10% A*-A in 2016: 73% A*-B for A level Maths and a further 3 A* grades at A Level and 1 A at AS Level for our 4 Further Maths students!

The school are looking to continue on their phenomenal journey and appoint a teacher who still has a passion for education. The right teacher will be looking to improve on already great results in maths and bring inspiring and new ideas to the department.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Enthusiastic and passionate with drive and determination to make a difference
  • A reflective classroom practitioner committed to the craft of successful mathematics teaching
  • Able to demonstrate excellent and sustained student progress
  • Creative, innovative and able to ensure that all students can access a deeper understanding of mathematics
  • A dedicated team player who models expectations and promotes positive behaviour
  • Committed to all students achieving their full potential and the learning vision of the school

To apply for this role or find out more about the school please send your CV and cover letter to Emma.

  • *There will be opportunities to teach both A Level Maths and Further Maths; the introduction of Maths in Context (Core Maths) is planned for September 2018.
  • Candidates are welcome to have a tour of the school to get a feel of the ethos the school are trying to maintain. When entering the school you feel instantly the sense of community and desire to achieve and teachers should share the same mentality.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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