Our Values;

Our principal, overarching company value is Progression, alongside Humanity, Togetherness and Compassion.

EdStart Specialist Education is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

Role title: KS3/KS4 Maths Teacher

Reports to: Head of School

Salary: £24,000

Purpose of role:

Be responsible for the learning and achievements of all students in your subject(s) ensuring equality of opportunity for all.

Required skills:

  • Education related degree is required.
  • 2+ years’ secondary teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to build rapport with secondary school-age students.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrable record of helping students achieve assessment test scores.

Key responsibilities:

  • To maintain a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum and pastoral developments which are relevant to your work.
  • To plan tutorials, activities, lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs.
  • To use a range of appropriate strategies and follow schools policies for tutoring, teaching, behaviour management and classroom management
  • To do all you can, involving parents and other agencies, to ensure that as a result of your tutoring and teaching you promote the health, safety, economic wellbeing and achievement of your students.
  • To assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching and tutorial groups and give them clear and constructive feedback.
  • To set well-grounded expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups using information about prior knowledge and previous attainment, making progress as good as or better than similar students nationally.
  • To take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your tutoring and teaching and your students’ learning.
  • To make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of learners, working as part of the EdStart teaching staff.

Performance Expectations:

  • Be able to positively interact with all students and put aside prejudices and feelings in order to treat all students with respect, provide them with equal opportunities for learning and make them feel confident
  • Be able to create a safe learning environment that is conducive to learning and enforce rules consistently and fairly
  • Be capable of designing lesson plans to meet student needs and cover the standards
  • Be able to adopt various teaching strategies to effectively teach the curriculum.
  • Be able to use effective techniques of assessment to monitor students’ performance and identify students’ needs through assessments.
  • Be able to regularly review the effectiveness of teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on students’ progress, refining approaches where necessary responding to advice and feedback from colleagues
  • Be responsible for improving teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of your appraisal
  • Be capable of collaboratively working with other colleagues to build up professional network
  • Be able to communicate with parents and all stakeholders effectively

EdStart Specialist Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.

We will carry out an online search as part of our due-diligence for all shortlisted candidates in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.