Teacher of Maths

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 04/12/2023 09:00
Salary based on MPS/UPS dependent upon qualifications and experience a £2,000 recruitment allowance will be considered
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Closing date:
4 Dec
Further Information
We are seeking to appoint a well qualified, enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of Maths at Northallerton School & Sixth Form College. The Maths department has a well developed ethos of camaraderie and support; we work together as a team to ensure the very best experience for our pupils. The department has a strong track record of results but also promotes enrichment and engagement to try and develop real enjoyment of Maths in our students. The ideal candidate will be focused on delivering high quality teaching and learning in Maths and have a passion for working with young people.

The main focus of the Subject Teacher's role is fostering the learning and progress of the pupils in their care. This involves being an effective teacher of pupils as well as of the subject. Quality of preparation, resourcing, planning, subject expertise, teaching skill, pace, challenge, proactive classroom management, effective marking and assessment, high expectations, and positive personal relationships are all central to providing the conditions within which pupils' personal skills, abilities, understanding, learning and progress can be developed.

Job Details:

Subject: Maths

Position Type: 1 FTE Permanent Post

Line Manager: Head of Maths

Salary: MPS/UPS, dependent on current qualifications and experience, plus £2000 recruitment allowance.

Travel Required: No

The salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the attached job description for more information.

Information about the Maths Faculty

The Maths faculty consists of a team of experienced and well qualified staff. The attitude of students towards their learning is positive and there are good behavioural standards in the classroom. Evidence from our own internal tracking data demonstrates that performance in Maths is rapidly improving.

At key stage 3 the faculty follow a scheme of work, which has been chosen as a challenging progression from the key stage 2 curriculum to deepen understanding. Students benefit from access to the online learning platform ‘My Maths’ to support their learning and independent study.

At GCSE the faculty currently follow the Edexcel specification and AQA is used at A level. Option numbers for A level Maths are consistently strong with a class of about 20-25 students usually. Students at A level also have the opportunity to study Further Maths at one of our local trust schools. Core Maths is also offered to year 12 and 13 to aid support with A level subjects that have maths content such as Geography and Psychology.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at key stage 3 and 4. There is no expectation to teach KS5 maths but the ability to would be an advantage.

As a key curriculum area in a school, the performance of Maths is a key priority for us. The team are very hard-working and are fully committed to the long-term success of the faculty. The Head of Maths works closely in collaboration with the Head of English in planning improvement strategies.

Staff development at all levels is important. A varied CPD programme is provided and tailored to personal needs. You will receive support from your team, your line manager and all colleagues within school.

If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact the Head of Maths, Ms D Steele, on dsteele@arete.uk or 01609 773340

Application Process:

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role.


All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks. Online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.
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This job is closed for applications.