Teacher of Maths

Teacher of Maths
  • Full Time
  • Cranbrook
  • 24/05/2024

Snowfields Academy (Cranbrook College)

Angley Rd,
TN17 2PJ
Scale: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + SEN1 + £2000 Recruitment Bonus for the right candidate Closing date: 24/05/2024
Job Summary: Snowfields Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Teacher of Maths to join us and be part of our academy, starting from September 2024

Please be aware that this role is based at the Cranbrook College

We know that exceptional Maths practitioners are in high demand which is why we are offering a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 for the right candidate (£1,000 payable upon joining, and £1,000 payable after 1 year’s service).
Snowfields Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Teacher of Maths to join us and be part of our academy, starting from September 2024. This is a rare chance to join an academy that is still at the beginning of its journey and to play a pivotal role in its success and development, laying the path for future years. As a Teacher of Maths, you will have experience delivering Maths at GCSE and also other qualifications such as Entry Level 1 and 2, and Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills to ensure our students are able to access a variety of options.

Our teaching staff at Snowfields Academy will provide outstanding educational opportunities for all of our pupils in order to ensure every student reaches their full potential. We are looking for outstanding practitioners who are creative and imaginative teachers with the ability to plan highly effective learning opportunities that meet the needs of all students. Excellent classroom management skills and high expectations of all pupils are essential as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the curriculum and new assessment framework. As a specialist ASD provision we will be looking for teachers who have a real passion for meeting the complex and holistic needs of young people with ASD.

We offer an exceptional learning environment designed and resourced to meet the needs of our learners who all have an EHCP with ASD as their primary need. You would join a highly experienced and passionate department of maths teachers with a supportive and inspiring Director of Learning who is head of the department. All of our students have their own devices so there is plenty of opportunity for blended teaching and learning. 

We are looking for teachers who:

Are graduates with QTS
Are an expert teacher within their subject specialism 
Ideally, you will have worked within an SEN setting or with discrete ASD groups of students in a mainstream environment 
Have the highest expectations of pupils and themselves with a desire to professionally develop
Are enthusiastic, flexible, imaginative and forward thinking
Have the ability to nurture, inspire, motivate and engage students with ASD to achieve and succeed
Are able to form positive relationships with students, staff, parents and governor
Possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
In return, our successful candidates will receive:

The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy
A school community committed to nurturing young people with ASD alongside raising achievement and attainment
A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities, purpose built for students with ASD
A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities
A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team dedicated to exceptional outcomes within a happy environment which nurtures and supports all staff and students
This is a permanent opportunity offering MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + SEN Allowance. For those interested in visiting the academy, please contact talent@latrust.org.uk in the first instance.



Working with us at Snowfields Academy: Snowfields Academy opened in September 2020 in Bearsted as a new secondary provision for students with ASD. In September  2022 will opened an additional Campus at Cranbrook. When full we will offer 240 places across year groups 7-13 for young people who are working at or close to age-related expectations. Class sizes are small with 12/13  in each class, supported by 2-3 teaching assistants according to need. We offer a range of GCSEs and other qualifications for young people on a blend of academic and vocational pathways.

The academy benefits from being a brand new school with a design tailored to the students it provides for, carefully considered to make the most of both its inside and outside environments in order to enhance the learning of its students. The environment supports specialisms in horticulture and catering at Bearsted with a Cafe and Teaching kitchen and horticulture facilities at Bearsted and a working farm at Cranbrook. We will work closely with local businesses to offer an outstanding range of work experience opportunities and supported internships.

At Snowfields Academy we:

Inspire and engage our children so they develop a lifelong love of learning, working towards the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Key Stage 3
Deliver a quality, inclusive education so all children are able to achieve to their full potential
Create a learning environment where barriers to learning are overcome and students feel safe and happy and are ready to learn
Ensure that all children feel valued and celebrate their individuality and success at every opportunity
Always work within a multi-disciplinary framework alongside families and other professionals
Use personalised approaches to manage behaviour and reduce anxieties
Ensure safeguarding, pastoral support and embedding British Values are at the heart of all we do
Create a culture where staff work collaboratively as part of the wider team, sharing ideas and good practice and offering support to each other.
Snowfields Academy Student & Staff Charter:

Work Hard
Be Kind
Stay Safe
Be Happy