Teacher of Maths
Contract type: Permanent, Full Time.
Location: The Kingsway School, Foxland Road, Gatley, Cheadle Cheshire, SK8 4QX
Required from: September 2023
Salary: Main Scale and UPS (NQT welcome)
Closing date : Monday 15th May 2023
Interview date : Friday 19th May 2023
It is a very exciting time to join The Kingsway School. We are very proud of our diverse community and were delighted to be one of the first schools in Stockport to be awarded a ‘good’ rating using the new, much tougher Ofsted framework. In January 2020, our school was judged as one where ‘the head teacher and staff are working to make this good school even better (and) prepare pupils well for successful and happy lives.’
The thing that makes us truly special is our students: ‘Pupils come to this school from many different backgrounds. They gel quickly and get along well. Pupils are happy, confident and upbeat. They value education. Pupils are considerate of others, behave well and try hard in class.’
We believe that our pupils deserve the best so we are looking for an exciting, dynamic and inspirational teacher of maths to help accelerate our journey to outstanding and play a key role in further developing our ‘wide-ranging and thought-provoking curriculum’.
We are looking to appoint a member of staff to teach Maths in both KS3 and KS4 classes who will inspire pupils to achieve the highest levels. The ideal candidate will be a teacher who would be willing to contribute to the wealth of opportunities beyond the classroom. Applications from ECT candidates are also welcome.
Our school is committed to the safe-guarding of young people and candidates will be expected to adhere to these expectations.
Education Learning Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, educating over 3500 pupils from age 2 to 16 in the Greater Manchester area. We are very proud of our inclusive ethos to Collaborate, Empower and Achieve and provide over 450 employees with an inspiring and innovative place to work, with exceptional training and development opportunities.
As a Trust employee you will receive excellent benefits, including a highly competitive salary, well-regarded pension scheme, excellent career development opportunities and support for your health and wellbeing, with our award-winning employee assistance programme.
Our vision at ELT is to create an exceptional learning journey for all, by providing:
● exciting, innovative and challenging learning communities
● school improvement strategies arising from evidenced based research and professional enquiry
● opportunities for professional development and leadership
● a celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of individual settings
● Innovation in practice by recognising the value of learning partnerships, both locally and nationally
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures that promote safeguarding and safer working practices. This is in line with statutory guidance including Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002. All offers of employment are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and vetting checks. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
We are committed to fulfilling our Equality Duty obligations, including valuing equality and diversity and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.
We expect the successful candidate to have the necessary standard of spoken English, as described under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty that requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English (or English or Welsh in Wales).
Candidates should apply by completing the ELT application form, CVs alone will not be accepted in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).
For further information, Job Description and Application Form please visit the Vacancies Section on our website at www.kingsway.stockport.sch.uk.
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