As the exclusive recruitment partner of the Cornwall Association of Primary Heads Opus are working with a school in Truro to appoint a maths teacher until the end of the academic year.
The successful candidate will be an inspiring, academically strong Mathematician confident in sharing their passion for Mathematics across all or most of Key Stages ·3, 4 and 5. The successful candidate will be joining a strong team of Mathematicians and will themselves be an excellent teacher, or will show the potential to become one.
The successful candidate will contribute to the development of departmental teaching and learning resources to support lessons. They will show an active interest in the development of pupils’ knowledge, skills and enthusiasm beyond the classroom.
You will be expected to play a full part in supporting the Mathematics provision at School, including via clubs, competitions, seminars, trips and visits.
Applications are welcome from candidates at any stage of their teaching careers, and from those of limited teaching experience but with strong Mathematical knowledge.
· Plan, prepare and deliver lessons in line with Department Schemes of Work and School policy.
· Assess, record and report on pupil attainment, learning and progress in accordance with Department and School policy.
· Set and mark classwork and homework regularly, and in accordance with Department and School policies.
· Support the supervision, marking and moderation of internal examinations and coursework or controlled assessment as required.
· Prepare for Report writing and attend Parents’ Evenings and other parent-teacher events as requested, maintaining constructive and developmental dialogue with pupils and families then and at other times.
· Support Department and School guidance and advice to pupils regarding GCSE, A Level and Further Education choices as appropriate.
· Collaborate and contribute positively to Departmental Development Planning, including in relation to Schemes of Work, the creation of teaching and learning resources, and co-curricular initiatives as appropriate.
· Routinely reflect on professional practice, and actively engage with training and professional development expectations and initiatives by the School including its annual monitoring and evaluation cycle.
· Consult early and honestly with your line manager regarding any concerns that might impact on the fulfilment of your responsibilities or the learning of your pupils. appropriate members of the Pastoral team should you have concerns of pupil wellbeing, safety, or behaviour, and follow School record keeping and referral procedures.
· Maintain good order and manage the learning and wider behaviour of pupils at all times and in all contexts, via the appropriate use of both rewards and sanctions in line with School policy.
· Fulfil the responsibilities of being a Form Tutor as required.
· Support colleagues by providing cover for absence when required.
· Invigilate internal or external examinations as required. · Support and attend relevant School events, acting and interacting professionally and in support of School values at all times.
· Keep appropriate records in relation to pupil attendance and behaviour using the School information management system.
· Complete administration associated with probation, appraisal and professional development as appropriate in a timely and efficient manner.
· Carry out other duties as reasonably required by the School. PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES The following professional attributes are expected from all staff:
The following Experience and Skills are Essential:
· a good degree in Maths or a strongly related discipline
· a passion for subject and a high level of subject knowledge
· a willingness to engage with Maths beyond the classroom
· a strong work ethic and high levels of personal organisation
· excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
· a willingness to teach Maths at Key Stage 5 and across the Sciences in Key Stage 3 if necessary
· support for independent education and specifically the values and ambitions of the School
·Qualified Teacher Status
·Teaching experience through the age range from Key Stage 3 to 5
· ability to teach Further Maths at A level
Opus Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and a Disclosure and Barring Service check We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Salary up to £150.00 per day dependent on experience