Townley Grammar School is a multicultural girls’ selective school with a co-educational Sixth Form. The school has a specialism in Performing and Visual Arts with Mathematics and Computing. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Mathematics.
Rated as Outstanding by OFSTED in November 2015, some of the key findings are:
• Teaching is outstanding. Teachers are passionate about their subjects, have high expectations and excellent subject knowledge. They support the leadership of the academy in its ambitious vision of success and the very best for all pupils.
• The Headteacher and senior leaders are relentless in their drive for the very best outcomes for pupils at the academy
• Pupils behave exceptionally well in lessons and around the academy site. They are polite and engaging. They fully appreciate what the academy offers them and have excellent attitudes to learning.
This is an exciting opportunity to teach well motivated pupils in an oversubscribed school of 1500 with a thriving co-educational sixth form of over 400. Our students are bright, articulate and engaging.
We are looking for an ambitious and inspirational teacher of Mathematics to join a well-resourced, highly skilled and successful department which is part of the STEM cluster. Mathematics is taught to all students in key stage 3 and 4 and is one of the most popular subjects in key stages 5, with Further Mathematics also taught in key stage 5.
Ability to teach to A’ level is essential.
We provide a full and robust induction programme for all new members of staff, as part of the school’s Staff Development Programme, with further support for staff new to the teaching profession. We encourage professional development across the school including opportunities to share ideas for improving teaching and learning.
We offer a bespoke and personalised range of pathway opportunities, including NPQML, NPQSL and opportunities to study for a Diploma or Masters with Buckingham University. This position will provide a sound foundation for further promotion within the Odyssey Trust and beyond.
Townley Grammar School is committed to the wellbeing and happiness of staff. We have an extensive programme of wellbeing sessions for all staff and are committed to providing a positive and supportive working environment for all.
Closing Date for Applications: Monday 9th November.
Interviews will be arranged as soon as suitable applications are received.
Please note that early applications are encouraged as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.