Teacher of Mathematics

Status: Full Time, 32.5 hours per week
Salary: MPS/UPS, starting at Salary - £28,000 to £43,685 (depending on experience)
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 23rd January 2023, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, ‘good’ school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We are looking for a well-qualified candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Teacher of Mathematics within our Investigate Learning Zone (Mathematics and Science). Applications from ITT and experienced teachers are welcome.

We seek an excellent, creative and enthusiastic teacher with the ambition to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role. A collaborative and driven practitioner who thoroughly enjoys teaching their subject and understand the importance in contributing to our pupils’ wider development. Applications are encouraged from candidates with experience of teaching maths either on placement or as part of recent paid employment.

Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas.  To enhance pupils’ learning and create independence, all pupils and staff are provided with an electronic device.

Our school has a focus on delivering a core curriculum as a priority to support all learning; all teachers are required to deliver and support both literacy and numeracy strategies alongside their specialism/s.

We Offer a supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. An excellent ECT induction programme.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our pupils, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this; contributing to this culture and developing it further.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

Oakwood High School is a Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs.  In addition, the school offers CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 23rd January 2023 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 23rd January 2023 Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website at https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/vacancies/oakwood-vacancies/

Start date is September 2023, initial 1-year maternity cover.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)