Learning Coach - Mathematics

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
20/05/2022 12:00
£25,714 - £41,604 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience
Hours per week:
Full time as in accordance with the Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document.
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Studio West, West Denton Way, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2SZ
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
20 May
Further Information

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Studio West
West Denton Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2SZ.

Required for September 2022

Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part of Kenton School’s Academy Trust, Studio West cater for around 400 students aged between 11 and 19 with student numbers increasing year on year. We have been massively oversubscribed for the last three years and have proved to be one of the most popular schools in the Newcastle area. Rated “Good” by Ofsted, Studio West offers students an innovative and bespoke curriculum with an emphasis on employability and life skills. We have close working relationships with our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West, does so with a university place, an apprenticeship or employment.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and fully committed mathematics specialist to join our team. The team at present consists of four mathematics specialists who teach in their own dedicated mathematics suite, each classroom is well resourced and fitted with the latest in digital technology. The successful candidate would join us at an exciting time as we begin to offer A Level mathematics to our post 16 students in the newly developed sixth form area for September. The department works closely and collaboratively, supporting and challenging each other to produce the best possible outcomes for our students. At Studio West we teach mathematics using a mastery approach built upon three key principles: deep understanding, mathematical thinking and mathematical language, with problem solving at the heart of our curriculum. Your passion for your subject will be combined with the ability to deliver inspirational and challenging lessons, you will ensure positive behaviour for learning in your lessons and hold high expectations to ensure every child achieves their potential.

This is an exciting opportunity for either an early career or experienced teacher to work with our team of exceptional Learning Coaches to design and deliver focussed sessions that support the learning outcomes of our students. In return, we offer the opportunity to work in an exciting, fast paced, forward-thinking school, as well as in department support, the school also offers an innovative bespoke inhouse professional development programme delivered in a supportive environment where we are committed to the development of both students and our staff.

This post does involve engaging in regulated activity as defined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended 1975, 2013 and 2020).

If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website www.studiowestnewcastle.com and return it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 20 May 2022

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.