Teacher of Mathematics (Full or Part time)

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About the role

Teacher of Mathematics (Full or Part time)

Pay scale:                   MPS/UPS (pro rata for part time)

Start date:                   January 2024/Easter 2024

The Mathematics Department consists of a group of specialists who are continually striving for excellence. At the heart of the department is a strong and well sequenced curriculum, that encourages students of all abilities to engage and foster a love for the subject. We are fortunate to be well resourced in technology within classrooms, sporting the latest in Prowise boards. The department also continue to seek ways to create a blended learning classroom with the school Chromebook programme.

The Mathematics department are fortunate enough to a high proportion of dedicated learning hours in comparison to other schools in Hertfordshire. All students at KS4 work towards the Pearson GCSE specification for mathematics, and some students are also entered for entry level qualifications. Students are regularly assessed in both key stages, which enables the opportunity to adapt the curriculum to accommodate for any support needed.

Students are encouraged to engage in learning outside the classroom with the use of Sparx. The Mathematics department have also supported students in taking part in regional and national competitions.

Continued professional development is key to the success in the classroom, and we encourage staff to take part in training within our Trust training hub, and also as part of the National Professional Qualifications. The department has a variety of experience, and all members of the team benefit from relevant training, mentoring or coaching.

We can offer you:

  • A collaborative, supportive team with a passion for teaching and facilitating progress
  • Enthusiastic students who are keen to progress
  • Appropriate professional development

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a passionate teacher who puts student progress and engagement at the heart of all they do
  • Can share and deliver in the vision to be outstanding
  • Is willing to learn and help evolve the good practices already in place

Ridgeway Academy School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

If you would like to join us on our journey and have access to amazing career prospects through the trust, we would love to hear from you.

Ridgeway Academy is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.  Ridgeway Academy is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

Applications are via  mynewterm https://www.mynewterm.com/  if you have any queries, please contact the HR Officer by email (appointments@ridgeway.herts.sch.uk) or extension 3373.

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 11 December 2023

Interview date:           TBC

Start date:                   January 2024/Easter 2024