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Maths Teacher Date Posted: 13 November 2019
Bell Barn Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2AF
£ £24,373 to £40,490 per year
Full-time only.
Closing date: 27th November 2019

Job description

We are looking for a qualified teacher of Mathematics at our Dovedale Centre, a provision for pupils with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) from upper KS2 to KS4. All young people who attend Dovedale have an EHC Plan and many of our pupils have co-existing conditions such as ADHD Tourette’s Syndrome, attachment disorders and other social, emotional and mental health needs. Pupils are taught in classes of up to nine with a teacher and a teaching assistant. Many of our pupils have gaps in their education and we strive to implement creative teaching strategies to reduce the impact of educational disadvantage, enabling all our pupils to access learning and make expected progress. We are looking for resilient and dynamic teacher who can inspire and support young people to thrive. You should be able to develop the needs of the whole child and be committed to enabling all young people to achieve their potential. You must demonstrate tenacity coupled with experience of teaching KS3 – KS4 Maths. You should have QTS and a track record as a consistently good/outstanding practitioner.
Interviews to be held: 5th December 2019
Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this. You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates. You will also be required to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified teacher status
• Evidence of a sound awareness of safeguarding responsibilities for teachers

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

• High level of written and oral communication skills
• Good organisational skills
• Good inter-personal skills
• Ability to relate effectively to pupils, staff, parents and stakeholders
• Ability to work in a team reliably and flexibly
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to cope with challenging behaviour calmly and effectively
• Ability to teach good and/or outstanding lessons
• Evidence of having worked within an environment that safeguards children
• Successful appropriate experience of teaching within KS3 to 4
• Recent experience in a mainstream or special school
• Experience of successfully teaching Maths to a high standard

Employee benefits

1 SEN Point (£2,209) + 50% uplifted SEN1 for working at Dovedale


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