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Teacher of Maths

Teacher of Maths
  • Full Time
  • Longfield
  • 27/05/2024

Longfield Academy

Main Rd,
Kent
DA3 7PH
Scale: MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance
Job Summary: Longfield Academy has a great opportunity to appoint a talented and inspiring Teacher of Maths who will join us from September 2024

Longfield Academy has a great opportunity to appoint a talented and inspiring Teacher of Maths who will join us from September 2024, strengthening our already successful department even further. Our successful candidate will be passionate about their subject, committed to academic excellence and have the ability to motivate, support and enthuse students. You will join an established department with a friendly, dedicated team who achieve excellent results.

We can be receptive to teachers joining us at varying stages in their career; whether you are a recently qualified teacher or one who has many years of teaching experience, we can ensure that you are developed within the department and wider academy. 

Mathematics across the Trust offers the most diverse curriculums in the South East, with the introduction of Maths Mastery of KS3, coupled with regular opportunities for cross-Trust planning at KS4 and KS5. Working at Longfield Academy can offer opportunities for career progression, with relevant CPD available to continue developing alongside students, whereby both have a positive culture of learning. Longfield Academy can provide the successful candidate an opportunity to work with an extremely experienced team, offering a strong support network.

Our Key stage 3 classes are taught using an innovative Maths Mastery method. This is alongside the IB MYP in order to develop a deep and broad Mathematical understanding within our students in preparation for their GCSE studies, which commence in Year 9. We invest heavily so that staff have ongoing access to weekly high-quality professional development and a curriculum focused on developing conceptual understanding. Our curriculum is underpinned by research on task design, variation theory, concept development and raising achievement. Full training will be available to the successful candidate.

 

Working with us: Longfield Academy offers a friendly and supportive working environment with innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The academy is recognised as an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school and delivers the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to students in years 7 -9. Our most recent inspection in 2018 confirmed that Longfield Academy continues to provide strong educational outcomes for students. The richness of our extracurricular activities allows our students to excel in drama, music, sports and STEM. Leaders of the academy are highly ambitious for all of the students. We have a strong drive for school improvement underpinned by a relentless focus on the core business of improving teaching and learning. We do not limit that ambition to the outcomes of public examinations; our students being prepared for life is equally as important to everyone at the academy. Our pastoral system is truly exceptional and we pride ourselves on the quality of care for every student. Our Post-16 provision continues to go from strength to strength, rated in the top 10% for Kent, with our students securing places at top universities.

Longfield Academy benefits from modern, state-of-the-art facilities for learning across all subject areas. We have a thorough and robust approach to school improvement, and the academy is well on course to becoming a truly Outstanding school.