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Teacher of Mathematics

Location: Tower hamlets

Salary/Rate: Inner London Pay Scale – MPS/UPS

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 23 Mar 2023

Job Reference: 4377153

Permanent Maths Teacher Job at Bishop Challoner Secondary School in Whitechapel, East London

To start April/July/September 2023
Inner London Pay Scale – MPS/UPS
E1 0LB, Whitechapel, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

There is a wave of change and improvement at Bishop Challoner, can you be part of our journey of improvement?

The Governors seek to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Mathematics who has a proven track record of good or outstanding classroom practice. This post would suit both experienced and ECTs.

Following a period of significant change Bishop Challoner Catholic Federation of schools are continuing to evolve and improve. The two schools will merge from September 2023 creating one co-educational school. This is a school in an area of relatively high deprivation which transforms the life opportunities of children. If you came into teaching to transform lives, then this is an opportunity for you to do so. We have state of the art buildings and facilities and dedicated professional staff - Bishop Challoner is an exciting and supportive environment in which to work and develop your career.

Mathematics is a popular subject at the school, attracting high numbers at A-Level. However, we are not complacent – working with a team of passionate and dedicated practitioners, you will contribute to the development of a department that aims to maintain an outstanding reputation.

This is a fantastic opportunity for exceptional teachers. You do not need to be a practising Catholic to apply.

Ofsted (2021) Quoted:
-“Pupils value their education”
-“Positive about the changes and routines that new leaders introduced”
-“New leaders and governors are ambitious and have set high expectations for all. They set about making important changes and have brought about notable improvements”

We Offer:
· All new teachers will be supported through our Early Careers Programme
· A strong commitment to your professional development and career management – excellent CPD opportunities including bespoke individual and team-based training programmes at all levels
· Outstanding support from faculty teams and a designated mentor
· Opportunities to be involved with action-based research on topics that match your pedagogical interests
· Supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
· A positive and stimulating school environment which values the contribution of all staff

We are looking for professionals with:
· The willingness to support our Catholic Ethos and mission
· Evidence of excellent classroom practice or the potential to achieve it
· A track record of successful student outcomes across the Key Stages
· High expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour
· Passion for providing an extensive amount of extra-curricular opportunities for our young people

If you have the passion and drive to contribute to the future development of the Maths Department at Bishop Challoner, we look forward to hearing from you.

How to Apply:

To apply, you are required to complete our school application form.

Please request an application pack from Ellie Field at Hays. Or please click apply now to register your interest and Ellie will send you the forms.

Your application is a direct permanent application to our school (not through agency), Hays is our recruitment partner for all permanent appointments.

Closing Date: Thursday, 23rd March 2023 at 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday, 30th March 2023

Please note that there are no parking facilities at the school, but we are lucky to be served by a number of transport links including Bus, DLR, Overground and Tube.

Our federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: Elena Field

Office: 1st Floor, Ebury Gate, 23 Lower Belgrave Street

Phone: 0207 259 8770


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